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Californians Try To Pronounce Names of Upstate New York Towns, and Fail Epically


While I was in Sacramento, California back in 2007, I watched a news story on TV about an emergency landing a plane had to make at the Albany International Airport. What caught my attention, was the fact that the anchor couldn’t pronounce the name, Albany correctly. She said “Al-bany” and not “All-bany”. FAIL! Read the rest of this entry

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Capital Region Cities – Most Dangerous in State?


I came across a survey this week of the most dangerous cities in New York State. Not to my surprise three local cities are on that list – Albany, Schenectady, and Gloversville.

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Wolff’s Biergarten Coming To Schenectady


Exciting news for Albany area restaurants. Local restaurateur Matt Baumgartner is opening his sixth restaurant, and it will bring a Wolff’s Biergarten to Downtown Schenectady. Read the rest of this entry

Schenectady Giving Union College Hockey Team Championship Parade


In honor of their National Championship, the Union College Hockey Team will be getting a parade in their hometown.  Stepping off at 4:00 PM today, the champs have a parade route all planned out. Read the rest of this entry