Local high school tackles the global phenomenon
The practice of composing a self-portrait dates back several centuries to ancient sculptors who’d depict their likeness into stone. Conversely, what was once an exhibition of one’s artistic talent, the advent of technology and social media has reduced this form of expression as a whimsical and instantaneous declaration of one’s self — the selfie.
Renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori teaches young children the basics of music at The Music Studio
With 27 years of experience under his belt, renowned pianist and jazz musician Wataru Niimori decided to change his tune for the Capital District, moving from the stage to the front of a classroom.
Monster Jam to unleash vehicular mayhem
Either from the immense heights to which they are built — measuring as high as 11 feet — or the primal scream emitted by the revving of a 1500-horsepower engine, the given name of Monster Truck is fitting.
Albany residents regain perspective of life in storied South End
Once upon a time, the governor took the visiting princess on a journey to survey his capital city. As they both traveled by car over potholed streets and tenant houses in shambles, the governor was said to be embarrassed. Is that not how stories with princesses usually go?
Despite chaotic weather, there is snow on the hills and ski season is in session
Judging from the valleys, the winter weather has been hit-or-miss for local skiers.
Local educator wants to keep government on task through a museum with humorous theme
As Governor Andrew Cuomo makes preparations for the new year, Bruce Roter continues working on celebrating a different side of politics by means of a proposed museum.
Saratoga New Year’s Eve celebration marks 19th year
In the span of nearly two decades, Saratoga Springs has transformed itself from the place to be in August to the most happening New Year’s Eve jaunt this side of Times Square.
Ice castle craftsman brings cheer to Stratton Mountain
This winter, Ice Castles, LLC brings a one-of-a-kind experience to Stratton Mountain as it unveils a spectacular icy forest in the heart of the Vermont ski resort.
Group hosts Hanaukkah Wonderland, inguaral parade of decorated cars
Since 2008, Bethlehem Chabad as hosted one of the largest Hanukkah events in the Capital District. The celebration has grown from a gathering to light the giant Menorah at Bethlehem’s Four Corners to hosting Hanaukkah Wonderland held at Town Hall.
Opera Saratoga hosts unconventional a cappella group
It may be fair to say that only in Saratoga Springs can one expect an opera to break out inside a night club?
Aerial acrobatics coupled with gravity-defying feats of balancing are the trademarks that have followed every Cirque Dreams production for the past two decades.
At Altamont’s Victorian Holidays Celebration, the tight-knit community opens its arms to visitors
The holiday spirit will be alive and well in Altamont this December, as the entire village invokes the sense of community, welcoming visitors throughout the Capital District to enjoy iconic sights and sounds.
K1 Speed takes over former Fastrax Raceway in Crossgates Commons
K1 Speed opened its doors Friday, Nov. 21, at Crossgates Commons and has since rebranded the inside of the indoor kart racing facility, with plans to make changes to the track.
WMHT seeks listener support in exchange for classical programming that uses new and traditional media to reach the masses
Listeners of WMHT-FM are familiar with the requests for donations heard throughout the year, but next week marks the station’s annual blitz to seek essential funding.
Guilderland Garden Club to hold annual Greens Show at Mynderse-Fredrick House
The annual Open House and Greens Show at the historic Mynderse-Fredrick House, located at 451 Main St. in Guilderland Center, will kick off on Friday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. The show continues through the weekend and is open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 7.
- Portion of Albany County Rail Trail closed
- NYS YMCAs to hold advocacy day at Capitol on May 7
- Dani Moz talks moving on to the Top 12
- Thacher Park Final Master Plan
- Thacher and Thompson Lake master plan public hearing announced
- Local summer concert series schedule
- Schenectady Restaurant Week (Feb. 18-24)
- Local writers to be featured
- SCCC School of Music Open House
- CROP Hunger Walk harvests more than $50k