2017-03-04
TroyBot Press Conference. Photo by Erin Pihlaja

TROY TUB-THUMPER TEACHES THE ART OF SMALL CITY PR & MAKING SPECTACLE

Duncan Crary is teaching a two-day course in Manhattan on "The Art of Small City PR & Making Spectacle," geared toward small business owners, small city advocates and community stakeholders.
2016-05-23

MONTREAL-TRAINED CIRCUS HQs IN TROY, NY – TOURING CAPITAL REGION

A Montreal-trained circus artist has established the region's only professional touring contemporary circus company, headquartered in Troy, N.Y.
2015-03-09
Iris lamp by Lightexture

SPECTACULAR TROY-MADE LAMPS TAKE KICKSTARTER BY STORM

A Troy lighting company has raised more than $32,000 so far through Kickstarter to expand its production of unique lamps.
2015-03-09
Dirty Dog Soap by Junie B Love

ORVIS STOCKS LOCALLY-MADE LINE OF SOAP FOR DOGS & PEOPLE

Just months after launching an online store, Cohoes-based Junie B Love is breaking into the brick and mortar retail space with its "Dirty Dog Soap" and "Mountain Dog Soap."
2015-02-03

MONTREAL CIRCUS ENLIVENS TWO HISTORIC TROY SPACES

A Montreal-based circus group will perform in two magnificent historic spaces in Troy this month. On Feb. 7, F.A.Q. Circus will perform three free 20-minute preview shows in the Frear's Troy Cash Bazaar atrium and three 55-minute ticketed shows on Feb 20 & 21 in the Troy Gas Light Company gasholder.
2015-01-05

JAN. 6 IS “ENJOY TROY DAY” – KICKOFF TROY 200th ANNIVERSARY

A ceremony honors the naming of Troy, NY and the citizens who keep the beauty, warmth and conviviality alive in the place today.
2014-12-09

DEC 11: TROY OPEN STUDIO RAISES ICARUS TO THE PANTHEON

Icarus Furniture is now Springwood Studios, an artisanal woodworking shop specializing in high quality hand-made furniture and wood sculpture. To mark the change in name and focus, owner Jim Lewis, 63, will be "Releasing Icarus to the Pantheon" in what he calls a theatrical "Fractured Fairy Tale" in the streets.
2014-10-31

CREATORS OF “ENJOY TROY.” SYMBOL LAUNCH ONLINE STORE

If you've spent any time in Troy during the past decade, you've seen it all over town: a cheerful oval around the words "enjoy troy."
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.