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.
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 […]
2014-10-31

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."
2014-10-08

EVIL DEAD, THE MUSICAL PLAYS IN TROY, OCT. 24 – NOV. 9

Zombies will sing and gore will splatter this Oct. 24 as Troy Civic Theatre stages the regional premiere of "Evil Dead, The Musical" at The Uncle Sam Atrium.
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.