Food

A NY Man Went For A Slim Jim, Won $10 Million Instead
But seriously, this is now one huge reason why dogs are “man’s best friend”!
A man from Fort Edward, NY - less than an hour from the Capital Region- went into a store to buy a Slim Jim for his dog.  He left over six million dollars richer...
Get Paid $300 To Eat Avocados
A research team out of a California university is looking for subjects to be a part of a study and will pay you $300 to eat avocados.  If you - or perhaps someone you know - is willing to be a participant, the team of researchers is still searching for individuals at three college campuses incl…
Stewart’s Ice Cream Promotes Peace
I love most, if not all, of the flavors of Stewart's ice cream. Now Stewart's is hoping that their newest flavor will help bridge a political divide in our country.
Shutdown Lemonade Family Says ‘We’re Doing Another One!’
Anyone with half a brain knows that kids shouldn't be required to obtain a permit to have a lemonade stand.  We did these types of things as kids and we did it to have a little summer fun and if we made a few bucks to go buy baseball cards or ice cream it was a win.  Imagine biking down to City Hall…
Local Restauranteur to Appear on Food Network
You know that feeling, you're watching television or a movie and someone mentions "Albany," "Schenectady," or another place in the Capital Region and it's so cool to see. Well, coming up on one of my favorite channels, you'll be able to see a local restauranteur tr…
The Must Have List Of Fairs In The 518
The Saratoga County Fair just wrapped up over the weekend, but don't worry if you missed it. That fair, in particular, served as only as an igniter of what's to come.  Whether it's the midway rides, the deep-fried goodness of the food, or the demolition derby, the Capital Region has no shortage of h…
Doughboys To Be Mass Produced In The Capital Region
I have to admit, I am not a huge fan of the famous Esperanto's Doughboys in Saratoga, but I am all for businesses growing and jobs being created. Now Esperanto's is talking about building a manufacturing plant and mass producing the delicious treats.
Legendary Troy Restaurant Announces Big Changes
After 105 years, one of the great local mainstay restaurants in the Capital Region is making a monumental change.  If you've ever eaten at Manory's in Troy, you've undoubtedly had some of the best breakfast and milkshakes known to man.  Their latest change has many of us her…
Free Reese’s And 10 Grand? Yes Please!
Reese's has come up with a brand new candy bar and to help promote it, they want to find the biggest fan who loves their brand. Express your love for Reese's, win all the candy and ten grand. Here's how.

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