2014-09-17

AUTHOR TELLS “INTERESTING TALES OF OTHER PEOPLE’S WOE”

A local author explores the experiences of those who surrender to their character flaws in a new collection of short stories. Damon Stewart’s “Interesting Tales of Other People’s Woe” (162 pages) presents 12 stories written over the span of 15 years, some previously published in various literary magazines.
2014-09-04

NIGHT OF IMPROV AT LUCAS CONFECTIONERY 9/10

Lucas Confectionery wine bar in Troy will host an evening of improvisational laughs, grilled cheese and beer next Wednesday with The Mop & Bucket Company.
2014-08-18

RESEARCHER PINPOINTS LONG LOST 1614 ALBANY FORT

Historic researcher John Wolcott released his findings today, pinpointing the exact location of long lost 1614 Fort Nassau in Albany.
2014-08-18

ESSAY: PINPOINTING FORT NASSAU 1614 (ALBANY)

An essay by John Wolcott that pinpoints the exact location of a long lost 1614 Dutch Fort in Albany, N.Y.
2014-07-20

THE LEGEND OF MAJOR DUNCAN CAMPBELL, “TICONDEROGA” JULY 1758

The Scottish spirits will haunt and flow in Brown’s Malt Room this Thursday night. Troy author Duncan Crary will spin a candle-lit account of the legend of Major Duncan Campbell of the Black Watch, a Scottish highlander who met his eerie fate during the failed British attack on Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga) in July 1758.
2014-07-08

“REBATE HERO” WEBSITE HELPS SHOPPERS TRACK AND REDEEM $ BILLIONS

Rebates offer deep discounts to shoppers, but $500 million rebate dollars go unredeemed annually. RebateHero.com, the first website of its kind, helps consumers take full advantage of the billions in rebates offered by retailers and manufacturers each year.
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.
2014-06-19

TROY CIVIC: FROM “MUCH ADO…” IN BARKER PARK TO “EVIL DEAD”

Troy Civic Theatre Co. will round out its 2014 season with Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," premiering in Barker Park this July 11, and the regional premiere of "Evil Dead, The Musical" this October.
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.