It was once a McDonald's and now it will serve as a brand new grocery store in an area where it is badly needed. The residents in that area of Albany have been hoping to get a grocery store in what they call a food desert and the day has finally come.
A popular restaurant and bar that has been a staple in downtown Albany for fifteen years announced that they would be closing for good. Although this is sad news, there is a neighboring cafe that will move into that space because of the closure.
If you're looking for a new and unique way to experience Albany's nightlife scene, look no further than concerts by candlelight! These intimate shows take place in some of the most stunning spaces in the city, and they're sure to make for a night you'll never forget.
Whenever there's an event at MVP Arena in downtown Albany, people always ask where is a good place to grab some dinner. Usually, the answer is short because there are very few places. The buildings directly across from the MVP Arena have sold and, fingers crossed, someone will open a restaurant or two.
A staple restaurant in downtown Albany is going to be closing its doors for much-needed renovations. The restaurant has been in Albany since 1913 and the building is even older so third-generation owner Brad Rosenstein says it's time to do some upgrades. Jack's Oyster House will have to temporarily close.
A $22 million project being built in downtown Albany is being done in a very environmentally conscious way. It includes everything from the heat pumps to the solar panels on the roof. It will be a "zero-emission" building they are calling "Industrie".
Hattie's Restaurant is known for having the best fried chicken in the Capital Region and beyond. They have their restaurant and shacks in Saratoga Springs and a spot at the Saratoga Race Course. They are currently renovating an iconic Albany landmark and just announced their head chef for that new location in Albany.