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.
2014-10-08

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.
2014-09-18

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.
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.
2014-05-14

EVERYONE TO “EAT CROW” AT TROJAN HOTEL OPENING PARTY, MAY 20

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.
2014-05-05

TROY PUTS ON THE RED LIGHT – MAY 5

May 5 is best known as Cinco de Mayo. But tonight’s festivities in Troy will have an added local twist a tribute to Troy Madam Mame Faye, who died on May 5, 1943.
2014-03-15

“BEING GINGER” RED HEAD DOCUMENTARY TO SHOW IN TROY

Filmmaker Scott Harris will present his documentary about life as a red head looking for love this April 2 in Troy. Event hosted by The League of Extraordinary Red Heads.
2013-08-29

TUGBOAT HAULS WISCONSIN CHEESE TO TROY N.Y. WINE BAR

This Friday, a Troy N.Y. wine bar will serve cheddar cheese that was literally shipped by water from Kewaunee, Wisc. to the small Hudson River city. "We may have made history here," said Troy-based author Duncan Crary.