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Albany Residents Fed-Up w Nightly Fireworks
A little over a week ago I heard loud, nearly professional grade fireworks booming throughout Center Square, Albany around 8pm.  Anyone who lives within an earshot of Washington Park has almost certainly heard them too.
Beloved Albany Kitchen Closing It's Doors
Debbie's Kitchen, a landmark cafe-style deli in Center Square Albany, is closing its doors on Saturday ending a run of great food and even better people that started in the mid-80's.  It breaks my heart to see this proud place go down- another local business casualty of Covid-19.  If you know anythi…
Albany: What The Hell Is Happening In Center Square?
A few weeks ago signs started popping up all over Lark Street and many adjacent streets in the Center Square neighborhood of Albany. These signs were to inform us that the Lark Street Business Improvement District would be holding a week-long 'improvement study' showing us what a new and improved Ce…
Overheard During Police Standoff On Lark Street Last Night
Around the time of 8pm last night, I noticed an unusually high presence of police activity outside of the building I live off of Lark Street in Albany.   I went downstairs to get a closer look and some of the conversations I overheard, left me scratching my head to say the least.
Do You Feel Unsafe In Albany?
Crime is on the rise in Albany and business owners and some residents will tell you that safety is becoming a big problem in our capital city.  I've lived in Albany the majority of my life and I rarely, if ever, feel threatened.  Clearly though, I'm in the minority. Does Alb…