FOOD & DRINK
Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Schenectady's Top 3 Bakeries
In this article, we explore three delightful bakeries located in Schenectady. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
New Live Music Venue Electric Grinch Opens in Schenectady
A new live music venue called Electric Grinch has officially opened in Schenectady. The venue opened its doors on November 16. It is owned by Michell Ramsey, who also owns Jay St. Pub in Schenectady. What used to be a popular place for food, drinks, and live music more than 40 years ago on Erie Boulevard is now getting revamped into this new and exciting venue. The inside has a full bar, table seating, a stage large enough to accommodate full bands, a 1,000-square-foot back patio, and a 2,500-square-foot roof deck.
Popular Albany County Bagel Shop Closes After 31 Years
Today is the day that a popular bagel shop, part of a chain, will close its doors forever. This bagel shop has been in this location in Albany County since 1992. The Bruegger's Bagels location in the Delaware Plaza in Bethlehem has been a staple for thirty-one years. But it is permanently closing today. The Bruegger's Bagels' lease was up and the managers of the plaza are bringing in a new tenant according to the Times Union.
HUGE! Did You Know Upstate NY is Home to the World’s Largest Walmart?
During the holiday season, many Americans embrace the "go big or go home" approach, setting aside financial worries to ensure every individual on their list is covered. But the convenience of completing all your holiday shopping under one roof? Priceless. That's what makes Walmart Store 2152 in Upstate New York an irresistible choice. This mammoth building holds the distinction of being the largest Walmart on Earth, providing Upstate New Yorkers with a one-stop shopping haven for all their festive needs.
Taste of Troy: Discover 4 Barbeque Joints Worth Your Time
This article presents a guide to four exceptional barbecue spots in Troy. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
Embark on a Culinary Journey: Top 6 Asian Fusion Restaurants in Schenectady
In this article, we're exploring six exceptional Asian Fusion restaurants located in Schenectady. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Schenectady's Culinary Treasures: 4 Traditional American Dishes to Discover
This piece presents a journey through four iconic American dishes in Schenectady. Have you had the pleasure of experiencing any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
DMV hosts job fair for former ShopRite employees
ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — Five Capital Region ShopRite grocery stores announced closures and shuttered the doors within a month, leaving hundreds jobless, just ahead of the holiday season. The Department of Motor Vehicles is stepping up to help with an all-day job fair for former employees of the grocery chain.
Proctors announces 2024 run of ‘Chicago’
Proctors Theatre announced they will be hosting a run of the musical "Chicago".
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in albany, NY
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around albany..
Ballston Spa to hold holiday parade, tree lighting
Ballston Spa getting into holiday spirit with parade, tree lighting. The village of Ballston Spa will hold its Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Friday. The parade will kick off on the north side of Milton Avenue at 6:30 p.m. and march to West High Street. There will be floats and firetrucks.
Off the Beaten Path: Klubhouse Kafe
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Located inside the Route Fore Golf Center, you’ll find a new eatery aiming to be a “hole in one” for local families. Klubhouse Kafe opened its doors one month ago. While the restaurant caters to golfers visiting the facility, the goal is to serve Capital Region families a good meal year-round. […]
Experience the Festive Charm of the Stockade: A Day of Celebration and Shopping
Get ready to be immersed in the holiday spirit at the "Holiday Ramble in the Stockade: A Festive Day of Celebration and Shopping." This event is taking place on Sat, Dec 02 from 10am - 4pm at Stockade 14 N Church St, Schenectady, NY 12305. The best part? Admission is free!
Unleash the Holiday Magic: Trans-Siberian Orchestra Returns to Albany for an Unforgettable Night of Music and Joy!
Event Name: Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO and More. Location: MVP Arena, Albany, N.Y. The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming back to Albany! Get ready to experience a mesmerizing night of music and holiday magic at the MVP Arena on November 29! 🎻🔥
Join us for Dinner and Trivia Night at Martels: A Night of Food, Fun, and Friendly Competition!
Get ready to put your thinking caps on! Join us for an evening filled with good food, great company, and a whole lot of fun at the upcoming event, Dinner and Trivia at Martels at Capital Hills Golf Course. This exciting event will take place on Tue, Nov 28 from 5pm to 8pm at the delightful Martel's Restaurant at Capital Hills, 65 O'Neil Rd, Albany, NY.
Schuyler time capsule exhibit opening at Albany Institute
The Albany Institute of History and Art announced the upcoming launch of a new exhibit showcasing the time capsule uncovered from the base of the Philip Schuyler statue formerly in front of Albany City Hall.
Dive into Fun, Crafts, and Treats at the Cookies N Cocoa Swim!
Attention all fun-loving, cookie-craving, cocoa-sipping folks! We've got the perfect way to kick off your festive season. This Sunday, brace yourselves for the "Cookies N Cocoa Swim" - an event that promises to be as delightful and unique as it sounds.
Ready to Swap Christmas Cookies?
Get ready to usher in the festive season with a sweet twist! The Excelsior Pub is all set to host its first annual Christmas Cookie Swap this weekend. Mark your calendars for December 2, as this is one event you surely wouldn't want to miss!
Indulge in Gourmet Hot Chocolate at the Hot Chocolate Stroll in Downtown Albany
🔥🍫 Get ready to warm up your taste buds! The fourth annual Hot Chocolate Stroll is coming to Downtown Albany this Saturday, December 2, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The event will be hosted at The Kenmore Ballroom, 76 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207.
Capital Region Restaurant Rundown: November 20-24
The restaurant industry is ever-changing with restaurants opening, closing, relocating, or just doing their thing. Here’s a recap of the latest Capital Region restaurant news, November 20 through 24.