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So Many Albany Area Restaurants Cited for Health Code Violations

Get ready to rethink where you want to go out to dinner this weekend. Many Albany, NY area restaurants have been cited for various health code violations, and chances are you’ve eaten at more than one of them.  Read the rest of this entry

Smoking Ban Ordinance Passed in Albany – City Still Sucks

The Albany Common Council is always tackling the really tough issues. Except for by always I mean never.  Read the rest of this entry

A Farewell to a Great Man: Remembering Bob Ausfeld

As we go through life there are only a few people who really have an impact on us. Obviously our parents are number one, but then there are others who are able to get in. Bob Ausfeld was one of those people, and he will be missed by many.  Read the rest of this entry

Albany Radio Legend Kevin Richards Suddenly Let Go From WGNA

In some stunning news from the Albany, NY radio world, Kevin Richards, a 19 year veteran at country powerhouse radio station WGNA was let go as of Tuesday July 8, 2014. It’s leaving many of his fans asking “why?” Read the rest of this entry

Your Childhood Is Dead With the Closing of Hoffman’s Playland

By now you’ve all heard the devastating news that Albany area staple Hoffman’s Playland is getting set to close this fall. Why? Because money, that’s why.  Read the rest of this entry

Albany lucks out: Paul McCartney’s first post-illness stop will be Capital Region

ImageReps for Paul McCartney announced last night that the singer would be forced to postpone his U.S. tour dates.  The former Beatles singer is following doctor’s orders after contracting a virus while on tour in late May, forcing him to cancel his “Out There Japan Tour 2014”.

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The Madison Theatre is Showing Our All-Time Favorite Movies – FOR FIVE BUCKS!

The Madison theatre in Albany is now running some of our all-time favorite movies daily.  Not only will we get to see the classics we adored as kids, then grew to love and appreciate as adults, but we can see them all cheaply.  Admission is just FIVE BUCKS!  Check out the killer features and showtimes.

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Have You Heard The Pirate Radio Station In Albany Yet?

Five months ago, a co-worker asked me if I had heard the new Hip Hop station on the radio, that was playing “old school” and if it was a new station. I told him I haven’t heard anything about it. So that on the way home I tuned in and realized, there’s a pirate radio station in Albany. Read the rest of this entry

Checkout this 1984 Promo For Crossgates Mall in Albany [VIDEO]

Here we are in the year 2014. Crossgates Mall, for most of us, has always been a part of our lives. So lets take a trip in the YouTube time machine and see what it was like when this mall first opened.  Read the rest of this entry

Three ‘Big’ Announcements in Albany, and They All Suck

Today was supposed to be a big day in the Albany area. A huge concert announcement, a big store announcement, and the line up for the 2014 Tulip Fest revealed. After all that, all I can say is snooze.  Read the rest of this entry