It's official. Our hometown Albany Empire will forever be known as the last Arena Football League champion because today comes the somber news that fans were hoping they wouldn't hear. The Arena Football League and our hometown Albany empire are officially dead.
It looks like another retail box store may be going out of business. It's the latest in the brick and mortar stores trying to keep up with online sales. Bed Bath & Beyond could be next to shut its doors.
Toys-R-Us broke our hearts last year when they announced the closing of it's retail stores in the area. Today it was announced that another local big box store, this one with ties to the Capital Region since the 80's, is closing it's doors for good.
There are six of these mall accessory stores in and around the Capital Region. Chances are you or someone you know got their ears pierced here and now they have filed for bankruptcy in hopes to stay open.
I don't wanna grow up (or find out this is happening) I'm A Toys "R" Us kid! I remember when my parents used to take me there and it was like being in toy heaven. I loved testing out the new Atari 2600 video games, seeing what new He-Man toys came in, and sometimes if I was lucky, my dad…