2014-06-26

9 FIRST ST. TROY: DEVELOPER ANNOUNCES RESTAURANT TENANT, FRIDAY, OPEN HOUSE

Sequence Development is holding an open house this Friday at 4 p.m. at 9 First Street as the project is nearing completion. As part of the celebration it will announce its first floor tenant -- a nationally acclaimed outfit opening its first restaurant in an historic rehabbed building in downtown Troy.
2014-06-18

JULY TOURISM ADVENTURE RECREATES HUDSON STEAMBOAT TRAVEL

This summer, an online magazine is bringing back the experience of traveling between the cities of Albany and Hudson by train and riverboat.
2014-05-14

EVERYONE TO “EAT CROW” AT TROJAN HOTEL OPENING PARTY, MAY 20

The new owners of a historic downtown hotel will serve up a special treat this May 20: crow. Technically, a crow-shaped cake. The special confection is a playful wink and nod to those who doubted they would succeed in their restoration efforts. The party is being paid for by one of their harshest online critics.
2014-04-29

BUDDHIST TEACHING WORLD TOUR COMES TO TROY, MAY 2 – 4

Sustainable clothing designer Kathleen Tesnakis, of 'e ko logic, is hosting Buddhist Monk Erik Drew Jung for a three-day teaching retreat starting this Friday May 2.
2014-04-24

“THE TAVERN RESTAURANT” TO RE-OPEN IN TROY AFTER 20-YEAR HIATUS

"The Tavern Restaurant" was a popular mainstay at 211 Broadway, from 1933 to 1993. Now, the legendary downtown dining spot is re-opening and co-owners Vic Christopher, 38, and Heather LaVine, 36, are asking anyone with memories or memorabilia to share them as they re-envision the space.
2014-04-22

NEIGHBORS RE-TREE TROY STREET FOR ARBOR DAY, APRIL 25

This Friday on Arbor Day, Troy neighbors and students will join together to plant trees along Adams Street, on a section between First and Second streets that is nearly bereft of trees.
2014-03-11

RENSSELAER CO. LEGISLATURE PASSES RESOLUTION TO OPPOSE “CORK TAX” ON WINE

The Rensselaer County Legislature unanimously passed a resolution tonight opposing a state law that would potentially raise prices and reduce the selection of wine now available to consumers in New York state.
2014-02-06

ALBANY AREA RESTAURANTS OPPOSE NYS CORK TAX LEGISLATION

Area restaurant owners who specialize in boutique wines are voicing opposition to proposed legislation they say will drive up their costs and prices for their customers.
2014-01-27

OIL PLANT COULD DESTROY 1614 DUTCH FORT IN ALBANY, N.Y.

A proposed facility to heat crude oil at the Port of Albany could forever destroy “Fort Nassau,” North America’s oldest Dutch habitation built in January, 1614, say historians. But the structure could be saved if the project is handled correctly.