Company's second Capital District location has roaring start
ShopRite in Albany opened on Thursday, April 26, and according to spokesperson Tom Urtz, the Central Avenue location is greater than the sum of its parts.
The annual rite of spring takes place at Uncle Sam’s Homemade Chocolates in Schenectady is the making of Easter Bunnies. Joe Suhrada, owner of Uncle Sam’s, shows the steps in crafting the chocolate treats.
Forty years ago, the Purple Pub in Watervliet was a one-room bar with eight bar stools, some tables and a menu of sandwiches. Now, it has three dining rooms and an extensive menu of Italian and pub fare favorites that have made the family-owned restaurant a community staple.
Casa Mia owner drafts plans to remove deck, add banquet room
The Italian restaurant and pizzeria Casa Mia in Glenmont may soon be expanding.
Valentine’s Day drums up visions of red heart-shaped boxes, tied with a gold ribbon and filled to the brim with decadent chocolate candies. But for some candy shops across the Capital District, there’s another Valentine’s Day treat in higher demand.
At the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, “consistent” is always the word of the day.
The Capital District’s supermarket scene is heating up.
Scrimshaw Restaurant at The Desmond gets a new menu
Scrimshaw Restaurant at The Desmond Hotel got a summer make over that was 30 years in the making and, according to new Dining Room Manager Frank Rivera, diners seem to approve.
Chef Monique Bonet of the Meals on Wheels kitchen in Albany is used to whipping up 1,500 meals a day with her sous chef Lawrence Gilliam. But for the past two Mondays, they’ve gotten an extra hand with chefs from two local restaurants adding their personal touch to the meals and kitchen.
Price Chopper to donate 9,000 pounds of turkey to Equinox
It takes about 650 turkeys (that’s 9,000 pounds) to feed the roughly 9,000 Capital District individuals who benefit from the Equinox Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner and this year, Price Chopper is donating every single turkey needed for the holiday meal.
Chamber hopes second Restaurant Week builds on success
It’s that time of year again. Get your appetites ready for the Colonie Chamber of Commerce’s Restaurant Week, which will take place Oct. 17-23.
Women of the West Albany Italian Benevolent Society cookbook massive hit
Gloria Clark, a member of West Albany Italian Benevolent Society’s Auxiliary Group, was with Louise Donato, president of the group, and said to her, “We’ve never done a cookbook. Why?”