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Beer here

Not one, but two beer festivals are happening this coming weekend, leaving local connoisseurs much to be thankful.

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Drink local

Hard apple cider company continues to blossom

Albany has a history rich with hops, having been the home of several breweries throughout the Capital City’s 300-plus years.

Wild and crazy stuff about animals

Local author to sign books at Stuyvesant Plaza

Did you know a female kangaroo is called a flyer?

Food: Weight loss is habitual

Six years ago, I embarked on a new way of living and being.

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A walk in the woods

A jaunt through the Albany County-Helderberg Rail Trail

Imagine an early morning walk on a beautiful day, the silence is only broken by the delightful sounds of songbirds.

Live music: Churning out the music in Troy

Native son sheds light on Troy’s bustling live music scene

Over the last 13 years, Troy has become the place to be in the summer.

Fashion: Online bargins

The hunt for the best discounts will take you to the Internet, but where you buy all depends on how well you hunt

Oh summer, prepping for you has been quite an expensive feat! Good thing I know a few tricks to save as much money as I can; as I find new espadrilles, maxi dresses and baubles.

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Long live Rock

It’s open (festival) season on live music, everywhere

Any doubt that summer is here can be cast aside as music festival season has arrived.

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An extended visit for NYC ballet

Saratoga continues to be Upstate’s capital for the fine arts during the summer months, thanks in large part to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC).

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Dancing with ginger

Creo’s new executive chef has a fondness for Asian cuisine

Every artist has a signature style that distinguishes himself from his peers.

Long days, shorts season

Style your outfits with shorts to keep coolAh, summertime. The hotter temperatures will be here before you know it.

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Nature and MTV

Local artist Jenny Kemp shares techniques with Sage students

As the spring semester comes to a close, Sage of Albany ended this year’s Artist Lecture Series with a presentation by the native Troy fine artist Jenny Kemp.

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The pride of Troy

Super 400 allies with JCHA to play Capital City

Not many three piece bands can boast having a city holiday named after them. Super 400 is not a typical local band.

Singing for peace

The Troy Children’s Chorus has quickly become an asset to the Collar City

The Troy Children’s Chorus will wrap up the school year with the final performance of the spring at the First United Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m.

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Getting jazzy

The ASO leads the charge across the two cities to celebrate American music along with Juilliard Jazz Trio, Amy Porter and more

Often times the art of a different medium influences others – the written word to the visual arts, the visual arts to music.