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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.