The weather is getting a little more bearable, so it is a great time to get outdoors. The Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail travels along the old Delaware & Hudson (D&H) Railroad between the Port of Albany and Voorheesville. The paved path is full of families and dog walkers. People walk, run and ride bikes on the trail, so be aware!
The City of Albany has officially announced the postponement of the annual Price Chopper/Market 32 fireworks due the COVID-19 pandemic. The popular Albany fireworks have been a long-standing tradition at the Empire State Plaza for over four decades. It's an annual occurrence that attracts as many as 20,000 people to the plaza as well as thousands more who view the show from outside of Albany.
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