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Beloved Albany Kitchen Closing It’s Doors
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 anything about Albany food, you know about Debbie's Kitchen.  If you've never heard of it before, I'd like
Albany: What The Hell Is Happening In Center Square?
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 Center Square could be like.  The proposed change would add things called 'bump outs', 'green infrastr
Do You Feel Unsafe In Albany?
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 Albany feel unsafe to you?