2014-11-26

COURTROOM RETRIAL: WHO WROTE “‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS” – Dec. 7, 2014

Last year, "The Trial Before Christmas" was a surprise holiday spectacle that gained national media attention and attracted more than 500 spectators to the Rensselaer County Courthouse – a standing-room-only crowd. But the jury was unable to reach a verdict, so the case will be heard again.
2014-11-12

DOWNTOWN TROY IS A “MALL-TERNATIVE”

For Immediate Release Contact: Erin Pihlaja 518.779.3451 erin.pihlaja@troybid.org Downtown Troy, NY is a “Mall-Ternative” Business District Back With a Boom (Literally) Shopkeepers Turn on “The Green […]
2014-09-24

TROY TRANSIT ACTIVISTS OFFER SLATE OF BICYCLE & KAYAK EVENTS

A group of transit activists are hosting a weekend long slate of bicycle and kayak related events in Troy. "The PreRamble is a celebration of human-powered transportation in Troy," said organizer Jim Lewis. "Everyone should have access to the streets, not just those who drive but also those who can't -- or chose not to -- drive. Troy could be a lot more friendly to people who walk or cycle. We all love Troy, so of course we want it to be better."
2014-09-18

MAYOR PROCLAIMS: TROY NY IS “GINGER CITY, USA” OCT. 1

A small upstate city will have a new moniker this fall, by mayoral proclamation: on Oct. 1, Troy, NY shall be known as "Ginger City, USA." The date marks the second annual "Night of the Walking Red" event at Brown's Brewing Co. designed by The League of Extraordinary Red Heads, a highly visible collective of red-haired denizens headquartered in the small Hudson River city.
2014-08-18

RESEARCHER PINPOINTS LONG LOST 1614 ALBANY FORT

Historic researcher John Wolcott released his findings today, pinpointing the exact location of long lost 1614 Fort Nassau in Albany.
2014-08-18

ESSAY: PINPOINTING FORT NASSAU 1614 (ALBANY)

An essay by John Wolcott that pinpoints the exact location of a long lost 1614 Dutch Fort in Albany, N.Y.
2014-07-20

THE LEGEND OF MAJOR DUNCAN CAMPBELL, “TICONDEROGA” JULY 1758

The Scottish spirits will haunt and flow in Brown’s Malt Room this Thursday night. Troy author Duncan Crary will spin a candle-lit account of the legend of Major Duncan Campbell of the Black Watch, a Scottish highlander who met his eerie fate during the failed British attack on Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga) in July 1758.
2014-07-08

“REBATE HERO” WEBSITE HELPS SHOPPERS TRACK AND REDEEM $ BILLIONS

Rebates offer deep discounts to shoppers, but $500 million rebate dollars go unredeemed annually. RebateHero.com, the first website of its kind, helps consumers take full advantage of the billions in rebates offered by retailers and manufacturers each year.
2014-07-07

DAISY BAKER’S WILL NOT RE-OPEN IN FORMER TROY LOCATION

The management of Daisy Baker's said Monday the beloved downtown Troy restaurant will not be reopening to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. As of Friday, the business has moved out of its 33 Second Street building.