Tuesday afternoon, my phone started blowing up with text messages from people asking me if I had seen what they were painting on Lark Street. Somewhat embarrassed, I admitted that I hadn't. I live off of Lark Street in Albany, just a few blocks from where city workers were out in the heat since 9AM with boards, heavy machinery, and lots of blood, sweat and tears painting "Black Lives Matte
Mild but rainy conditions are expected for Saturday's annual Santa Speedo Sprint in Albany. While temperatures are expected to be relatively comfortable for those who plan to be scantily clad, rainy and slick conditions could force runners to dodge puddles as they make their way down Lark Street.
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
I see a lot of unusual things living in the Center Square portion of Albany, but this one is a bit of head scratcher. My girlfriend Samantha texted me a picture of a rather strange public apology letter, typed and placed on a street light pole on the corner of State St. and Lark Street in Albany on Saturday.
Albany needs to do something about people illegally (and dangerously) riding their ATV's up and down certain heavily populated streets. If the city doesn't address the situation soon, an innocent bystander is going to get seriously injured. I was able to capture part of their reckless rumble on video.
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.