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.
2015-04-24

TROY’S HIDDEN GARDEN TOUR IS MAY 21, 4 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Troy's popular annual hidden garden tour invites the public into the private sanctuaries of city dwellers.
2015-03-10

PECK’S ARCADE TO HOST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MUSICAL, MAR. 17

On Tuesday, March 17 at 8 p.m., Troy Civic Theatre will present "Murder Ballad" at Peck's Arcade, located at 217 Broadway in downtown Troy. An off-Broadway rock musical sensation, "Murder Ballad" features a four-member cast who sing and act using wireless microphones along with a live house band.
2015-02-05

TROY STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL CALL FOR MAD GENIUS INVENTORS

This year, The Enchanted City steampunk festival in Troy, N.Y. will be held on Oct. 3, 2015 and event organizers are currently accepting entries for an "Inventor's Challenge" with cash prizes.
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.
2014-12-15

JURY: MOORE DID NOT WRITE FAMOUS TWAS CHRISTMAS POEM

A jury in Troy, NY delivered a surprise verdict on Sunday that long-credited author Clement Clarke Moore did not write the most famous Christmas poem in history.
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.