There are so many great museums in the Capital Region. The finest of the Empire State can do everything from teach us the geology of the state, to show us original Dancing with the Stars costumes. This year, New York State is giving us more to love about every museum, as they launch the first ever New York State Museum Week from May 31 to June 6.
Community: May 2012 Archives
Did you know downtown Troy's Riverfront Park is undergoing a complete transformation?
Elizabeth Young, Executive Director for the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District (BID) toured the park this morning and was inspired by the progress taking place there. Young takes us on a journey through the newly developing Riverfront Park in downtown Troy, detailing what she saw and the future of the park, along with a couple of photos.
The Tri-City ValleyCats are ready to play ball, are you ready to watch? Last season, the 'Cats were filling up Joe Bruno Stadium like never before, and this year should prove to be another great season!
The ValleyCats are a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros. Last season three players were selected as New York-Penn League All-Stars, and a few were called up to The Show. It's definitely some good quality baseball, and its right in our backyard!
What's even better? We have a bunch of tickets to give away! Enter the giveaway and you could be one of the 20 lucky fans that will win a four pack of tickets ($50 value)! We'll be drawing winners on June 7, July 9, and August 7.
(You can enter once per day to increase your chances of winning!)
Congratulations to the three winners of the Downtown Albany Blues Music Competition held last Friday night.
These top three blues acts get to play at Alive @ 5 this summer:
The 1st Annual Blues Music Competition consisted of thirteen acts playing in thirteen different venues throughout downtown Albany. Those in attendance were free to tour the venues and vote for their favorite acts.
The three acts with the most votes at the end of the competition won an opportunity to play at Alive @ 5 during the Local Blues Night on July 5. Wondering who played where? Read on...
And now, what you've all been waiting for (drum roll, please!) .. The musical line up for the 2012 Alive at Five concert series has been announced!
If you thought last year was a party, get ready! This year the schedule includes big names like Smashmouth, country-star, Lee Brice and ends with the Beach Bums, a Beach Boys tribute band.
Check out the full performance schedule >>
The daughter of Elias Hannoush, founder of Hannoush Jewelers, is starting up her own business in the area. Hannoush, his seven brothers and his two sons are all in the family jewelry business. But if you thought diamonds were a girl's best friend, think again. His daughter is opening a salon!