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Looking for businesses and tourism information in Albany? Hotels? Real Estate? Look no further than - offering both year-round residents and Capital Region visitors an official authoritative source to this vibrant and historic area known as the Capital Region of Albany, New York. can guide you to the businesses and events to make any day a memorable one.

Hot Spots, Albany Shopping & Attractions

Find information on some of Albany's hot spots, including Crossgates Mall, Lark Street, University at Albany, and Albany Airport. Know what's happening every day with our popular Albany Events Calendar, and news.

Throughout the summer and fall enjoy musical entertainment and family events on the Empire State Plaza grounds, and any time of year, visit the New York State Museum for a cultural exploration of Albany, the state of NY, and the nation.

Businesses & Resources

Do you live in or near Albany, NY? Or, are you thinking of relocating to the area? Looking for Albany jobs? Real Estate? An apartment? A car? Local businesses? Our official city guide offers information, tips and business listings to help you find just what you are searching for. In fact, has every single business listing in the county. Begin your search now!

Visiting The Capital Region of NY

Discover where to stay and what to do with our authority guide to the many Albany hotels, motels, restaurants and entertainment venues in and around the Capital Region.

Albany NY Meetings

Planning a meeting, conference, or special event? Before checking with the Convention and Tourism Bureau, discover a wealth of Albany meeting venues, banquet facilities, caterers and vendors, conveniently listed all in place in our convention and meeting guide. You can even conveniently book group hotel reservations!


Our Albany wedding guide offers a wealth of information from caterers to florists to reception facilities and wedding planning tips!

Day Trips

The Capital Region's convenient location on I-87 and I-90 means there are plenty of places to visit should you wish to spend a day or two exploring other areas of Upstate New York. Some suggested day trips from Albany, NY include: Saratoga Springs - a charming and historic city that retains its sophistication while maintaining a casual allure that brings visitors year-round to fill the many restaurants, cafes, and night clubs the area offers; Lake George - a lively village set amid the beauty of the Adirondack Mountains; and Columbia County - historic communities and charming villages are set among an idyllic landscape that makes you feel apart of a Norman Rockwell painting. And, during winter, the question for visitors and residents is not where do I ski - but how far do I feel like driving today?


The Capital District is an area rich in history that combines its notable roots with visionary thinking, empowered by hundreds of years as the governmental seat of New York.

For the latest government and city officials in Albany NY, click here!

Stay a day, a week...or year-round in Albany. There's always something to do and something to see. If it's in Albany, it's at!

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Troy Victorian Stroll

The annual Troy Victorian Stroll returns on Sunday, December 4th! Celebrate the holiday season with music, food, boutiques, and more.

Skate at the Plaza

You can have a chance to ice skate at the Empire State Plaza daily from December 2nd through March 12th! Skating is free, and rental skates are available if needed. Check out the details, and lineup of ice rink events!

Santa Speedo Sprint

Hurry and register for the 11th annual Santa Speedo Sprint, park of Winter WonderLark, happening on Saturday, December 10th! Proceeds benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center.

Festival of Trees

The 10th annual Schenectady Festival of Trees starts on Saturday, December 3rd and runs until Sunday, December 18th. Visit beautifully decorated trees, or adorn your own!

Holiday Lights

It's that time of year again - come out to see the Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights from November 25th through January 3rd in Washington Park! E-News: Albany Events, Deals & Specials
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