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Blogging all over Albany NY and around the Capital Region! Blogs offer a great place to find little-known information about the area as well as great tips and resources to help locals and visitors enjoy the Capital Region to its fullest! Albany.com invites interested community members and associations to contact us if you are interested in starting your own blog to be featured here.

The View From The Middle

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Albany needs a song or something

Most cities large or small have certain signature aspects that make them stand out.  Some cities like New York or Philly or Boston, or really any large metropolitan area are associated with certain traits such as local food favorites, ethnic groups, styles, or really any aspect of culture.  Many are of course celebrated in song.  […]

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What's New In Albany

Find Out What's Happening Locally, In The News & Beyond

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Celebrate Spring With These Top 10 Weekend Events In The Albany Area

It’s finally time to say goodbye to those winter blues and welcome a new season in Albany – spring! Not only can we look forward to warm weather and longer days this season, but all kinds of great events are coming up soon. Check out our latest weekend roundup of top events and experience a […]

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Robert Braathe's HR & Albany Jobs Blog

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THE POWER OF POSITIVE FEEDBACK

By: Desaree’ Pinkham, Penn State Business Senior & Management Intern at Braathe Enterprises – Saratoga Springs, NY       Can you think of a business that you’ve visited where your customer service was second to none? You were mesmerized by the experience, so much so that you had to tell someone?     Oftentimes, businesses […]

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Albany On The Spectrum

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Unbroken

As the mother of a child diagnosed with severe autism, I am no stranger to the fountain of “whys” that accompany this challenge. Seven years ago, my son was born a happy, healthy 9lbs 4oz baby with no complications. Most of my laboring was done at home, and I arrived at the hospital within moments […]

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Around the Albany Region

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Road Closures & Parking Restrictions for Sunday, Oct 21st

This Sunday is the annual Making Strides event in Washington Park. As usual, some road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect, so read up on what you need to know so you can avoid getting towed. Road Closures From 12:01am to 4pm on Sunday, October 21 all roadways inside Washington Park, including Henry […]

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The Daily Take By Jonathan

Albany News & Politics

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BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER

 Fiirst I would like to welcome all of our out of town visitors to our fair city. There are a lot of things to do here, especially if you have never been to Albany. Grab a bike, take a tour. Mazur took a little sabbatical from writing this blog, but is back, and better than ever. […]

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Take This JOB and LOVE It!

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The Top 4 Sites for Your Job Search

In recent years, the way people search for jobs has changed. With the use of technology and mobile devices on the rise, your job search can be taken with you, anywhere and anytime. It is important, then, to find the right websites that match what you as a candidate are looking for in a position, […]

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Business Succession

An Albany Business Succession Blog

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Gifting Your Business

In past articles we covered investments to have your business pass to second, third and possibly even fourth generations. As you may recall, very few businesses are able to arrange such successions. One alternative might be to gift your business…

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