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Everyone's favorite winter 5K is back. Register now before the limited number of race slots are filled! 


Albany was named one of the top three places in the country to find a technology job - but that's not all! This ranking significantly contributes to a second study, naming Albany as one of the top 100 best places to live. Here's where exactly we ranked and why

Just like rotary phones, pay phones, and the ubiquitous use of household landlines, collectively referring to our corner of the world as "The 518" is coming to an end. That's right folks - we've finally outgrown the 518!

A second area code is being added to our region -- here's how and when this new development will affect you.

Hey New Yorkers, you won't need your passport to hop on a domestic flight just yet. Get the details! passport.jpg
Come explore adventurous programming in theater, media, music and much more! EMPAC, RPI's state-of-the-art entertainment venue has announced its 2015 fall season. Take a look: 

Kristin Lajeunesse, author of Will Travel For Vegan FoodYou may recall nearly 4 years ago when we first brought you the story of a young Capital Region lady who was about to embark on a vegan food tour around the country.

With very little cash and a lot of faith in people's generosity, Kristin Lajeunesse of Hoosick Falls had a mission to visit all 50 states and sample and review every 100% vegan eatery each had to offer, including restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and food trucks.

As her dream led her on an 18-month journey, she documented her reviews on her personal blog, Will Travel For Vegan Food.

Some people praised her, some criticized her, and some just couldn't wait to learn more about her trip and discoveries!
A debate is raging over Capital Region transportation options and many people are lobbying for better alternatives to the "deplorable" taxi service in the area. A popular ride-sharing service, Uber, has been named by bar and restaurant owners as a desirable option, but one question remains: if Uber came to the Capital Region, would you use it?

Before we know it, it'll be time to break out the shorts, tanks, sandals and yes, even the bathing suits! Why not get that body primped and perfected before summer is here? You'd be surprised how many Albany, NY area businesses offer services right in the comfort of your home. From makeovers and massages to fitness and more, here's a list of local businesses that can help you look your best and pamper you at HOME!

If you spend your free time watching DesignStar or collecting ideas for that unfinished room watching HGTV, you have probably seen (and become a fan of) Vern Yip.

His sleek, modern, versatile style and innovative ideas are hard not to admire! If you are a fan and live in the Capital Region, here's some amazing news: you can meet HGTV's designer Vern Yip Saturday, September 27th in Albany at Old Brick Furniture!
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has announced four finalists for its CDTA & Me storytelling initiative. Customers were invited to tell their CDTA story online, and nearly 1,000 riders have shared stories. The four finalists have been announced, and their stories will be voted on through September 6, 2014 to determine the top storyteller.


Meet The Four Finalists:

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