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Saratoga Race Course Job Fair
Looking for a great summer time job and cash out this summer at the race course? Well all day to day until 5pm and all day tomorrow from 9am until 5pm you can head up to toga and check out the open positions at the race track. Good summer job for those just who graduated or just getting into the wor…
Things To Do In The Capital Region
Looking to get into something this weekend. Well there's lots to do in the 518 this weekend. Whether  you have small kids who require high energy activities or you just want to hang out with your friends and catch up. Check out whats going on this weekend.
Park Play House Is Back In Washington Park
Washington Park is known for the many summer events it holds every year . From the Tulip fest to Latin fest, almost every weekend in the summer the park is filled with city goers enjoying the beauty of Washington park. Kids have the joy of playing in the park while parents lounge around, there is al…
Hamilton Hill Arts Center Presents: For Colored Girls…
On Saturday, July 14 get ready for a culturally fun-filled day at Proctors Theater. There will be main stage performances by Lady Moon and the Eclipse, Young Paris, Hannibal Lokumbe and much more.
'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide' / When the Rainbow Is Enuf play will be perfor…
Hot 99.1 Colonie High School Prom Takeover
This past Saturday, Hot 991. had the opportunity to attend and take over Colonie Central High school's class of 2018 senior prom. Of course we had to do it big and make sure there prom was extra "Hot" so we brought along with us Jamie Ray who has a hit song out now getting heavy radio spin…
National Doughnut Day!
Did you know today is national doughnut day? Well you can score yourself a free doughnut at Dunkin Donut's and Walmart's all day today.
National Doughnut day is celebrated all over the United States on the first Friday of June of each year...
The Best Places To Live In The Capital Region
I have lived in the Capital Region all my life. Born in raised. My mother moved us out of Albany to Colonie before I started grade school. Colonie is only about 20 minutes from downtown Albany on a good day.
Great schools, parks, and nice neighborhoods to raise a family in...
Best Outdoor Pools In The Capital Region
Finally, it is starting to feel a lot like summer in the Capital Region. With the Memorial holiday just passing, that means outdoor parks and summer recreation centers are all opening up.
One of the best things about summer is swimming and enjoying all the outdoor fun things you can't do in the …
You Can Be $5000 Richer This Week!
What would you do if you won 5,000 dollars?. Book a vacay, pay off the national grid bill you racked up on this winter, put some money down on a new car? Well starting May 29th you have three chances every day Monday-Friday to cash out  in hopes of winning some cold hard cash.
You can win any wheres …
Best Locations To Cook Out In The 518
One thing about living upstate is the fact that when the nice weather rolls around our outdoors is to die for.
Great parks , lakes and outdoor recreation spots is just the right mix for a nice day out.
With summer rolling around and the good weather emerging its time to plan a cook out and enjoy the u…
Memorial Day In The Capital Region
Only a couple days away from one of the most talked about party weekends ever! Memorial day weekend. A lot of people tend to travel and go out of town during this holiday , but for those who stay home this weekend there is still lots to do in the capital region...
Capital Region Jobs: The Century House
This Wednesday May 22nd the Century House in Latham will be holding a job fair from 11am -6pm. If you are in need of a job and are looking for employment in a fast pace and fun environment , well check this out.
They will be hiring for there hotel, restaurant, events, kitchen positions...
May-Day Artist Showcase
I am a firm believer we have way too much talent here in the 518 and not enough outlets to showcase all the greatness the capital births.
Come check out some local talent from some amazing artists right here in the 518.
I have seen a few of these artist perform and I must say they bring it when it com…
Village Of Colonie Carnival
Its that time of year again where the Town Of Colonie puts on there annual carnival at Cook Park.
Enjoy six days full of fun , games, rides and food. The kids will enjoy this as this is named "the nicest show in the northeast".
They have unlimited ride passes and tickets and wristban…
Albany NY Tulip Festival
The Albany Tulip Festival is back this weekend. Saturday, May 12 to Sunday May 13 in Albany's Washington Park. It's a free event and open to the public. Come out and see over 150 different variations of tulips. Organizers estimate more than 90,000 people will attend the two-day festival...
Upstate NY Artist ClearMind
Hailing from Upstate NY , artist Clear Mind is next up.
His style and flow is to that old hip hop boom bap rap sound that the game has been missing.
Performing at showcases all over the capital region and locking in on the college crowd Clear is doing it all...
5 Things To Know About Albany, NY
I'm born and raised in Albany and it's true some people never fully explore their home town. I get amazed by some of the new stuff I find out about the Capital.
Here is 5 facts that puts Albany on the map of best places to live.
5) We are the capital of New York...
Tortilla Chips Recalled Just Before Cinco De Mayo
Cinco De Mayo is tomorrow. If you have ever been apart of "Cinco De Mayo" celebrations, well, you know they are a lot of fun. There is always some type of 2-for-1 margarita special going on, great food specials, and unlimited tortilla chips and dips...
Capital Region Drive Ins Preparing For Opening Season
I can go on and on about the fun things to do when it's nice outside. From swimming to camping to back yard barbecues to even late night bon fires, but how about catching your favorite movie being played on a big screen out side sound?
With the nice weather finally breaking through and everything tha…
Downtown Albany Food Tour
If you love food as much as I do then you will definitely appreciate and enjoy downtown Albany's historic  food tour and scenery.
This Friday May 4th and every Friday after until October 26th, explore the rapidly evolving culinary scene. 5 plus tastes and sips that represent Albany's c…
Albany’s A-List Show Case
I have mentioned this a couple times on -air that the Capital Region has lots of talent all throughout the 518 #DontSleepOnTheTalent. From dancing, to painting to being a hip hop artist there is an abundance of talent.
The thing is , there is not to many outlets to showcase these talented individuals…
Capital Region Jobs
Looking for a job? Need something full-time or part time and don't know which way to start. Well check out these jobs below and if they fit you apply.
 
Poetry Slam In Schenectady NY
The capital region has lots of talent all throughout, and you can check some local acts out tomorrow night Arthur's Market And Historic Coffee House. It's a free event and open to the public. Come out and catch a vibe, grab a drink and a bit to eat...
Fun In The Capital Region
The weekend is here once again. It just so happened to be the last weekend of April as well. I don't know about you but this past week was a little extra busy for me, so I'm looking forward to happy hour a little later.
If you have no weekend plans well here is some things going on within t…
Do You Fly South West Airlines?
You know it's one thing to have control over your car if a situation did occur ,but when you are 30,000 feet above the ground and allow someone else to fly you from one state to another , you have to just pray he 1) knows what he is doing 2) there is nothing wrong mechanically with the plane 3)…
Annual Car-Seat Trade In Day
Do you have an old car seat? Maybe little Tyler outgrew the one he already has. No worries on throwing it out in the garbage just to go buy a new one.
In honoring of Earth month Target will hold there annual car-seat trade in day at all Target locations, from April 22nd until May 5th...
A New Condiment May Be Sold At Store Near You Soon
I'm excited to hear this ketchup and mayo combination making its way in our food markets. Its already being sold in international food markets already. Heinz teased the new product last week and had people weigh in on the new product.
I love both mayo and ketchup on my burgers especially on my f…
Albany Empire Vs The Philadelphia Soul
Yesterday was such an EPIC day! Thousands of people from all over the Capital Region fled into downtown Albany for the opening game of the Albany Empires football season.
People came early to enjoy the festivities, party at the block party that was  held outside the TU center...

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