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Hot 99.1 Will Be Taking Another Road Trip. Vote Now!
So I'm planning another road trip to a special show this fall. Last year we went to the Jerry Springer show and had so much fun. I'm planning to take some dope Hot 99.1 listeners with me to another really cool show this fall, only thing is I can't decide on where to go...
Community Day In The 518
This past Saturday the Albany community came out to the 1st annual community day that was held at the Palace Theater . It rained on and off but that did not stop the fun. There was a bouncy house for the kids,musical performance from The Funk Emsemble and food and local vendors...
Job Fair Sept 18th At The Albany Marriot
"A goal without a plan is just a dream"
Summer is almost over which means the holidays will be here before you know it. If you are looking for employment and what to start a new career or pick up a part-time job check out the next job fair taking place September 18th at the Albany M…
Souly Had and Entreband First Radio Interview With KeishaRenee
It's always a great feeling to me when I meet dope artists and instantly vibe with them. Especially if I already see them going far based on their work ethic and humbleness.
Last week, Souly Had and Entreband stopped by the studio to chop some things up with me and introduce themselves to s…
Community Block Party
In light of all the negative things that have been happening and going on throughout the city of Albany, we are shining a light on the positives of bringing the community together.
This Saturday, August 18 from 12pm to 4pm, come out to the 1st annual community block party presented by M&…
Hot 991 Skate Party Recap
So mother nature really tried to rain on our parade today and didn't seem to let up until it was only an hour or two left. With the rain coming down we still kept the flow of things and continued to put on the second annual 90’s throwback back to school bash...
Capital Region Weekend Ahead
The weekend is almost here. With August being the last full month of summer we have to take advantage of all the outdoor festivities while they last.
If this work week was one for the books and you need a little chill time with your friends...
MTV VMA 2018 Predictions
So the MTV VMA awards will be airing on TV August 20th at 8pm. J LO is set to perform this year at the show along with Logic and Ariana Grande. J Lo is fresh off her show run in Vegas and recently turnt 50 so I'm very excited to see her, huge Jlo fan growing up...
National Fresh Breath Day August 6th
I'm pretty sure by now you know that almost every day out the year is some sort of national holiday. Who would have thought there would be a national "Peanut Butter Day", national "Selfie Day", to national "Hug Day." Well believe it or …
Altamont Fair Is Coming To Town!
It's already August. It feels like the summer is flying by. Well, that tends to happen when you are out having fun and enjoying the nice summer months. Well being that we still have a month of summer left before back to school and cold weather, summer is only heating up with things to do...
Do You Need A Job In The 518?
If your looking for a job and not quite sure where to start , take a look at these jobs below. Great benefits and good paying jobs. If you love healthcare work or trying to get into the field of education well here are 3 really good jobs. If the job fits you apply now and start making money if not p…
National Junk Food Day
Today is national junk food day. Whats your favorite junk food?.
If you have a sweet tooth like me then most likely anything sweet will do but there still are favorite junk food go to's. I tend to crave Reese pieces and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream if I'm having one of those I need…
Capital Region Jobs
Finding a job could be the most overwhelming and stressful thing. Especially when you know what kind of  job you are looking for. Getting your resume up to date is the first thing, applying to the job is the second and nailing the interview is the last...
Damn Yankees at the Park Playhouse
This summer, take advantage of all the free concerts and events that go on in Albany's Washington Park. One event that happens yearly and is always a summer fave, is the Park Play House plays.
This year you see the award-winning Broadway hit "Damn Yankees" when it is performed …
11th Annual Troy Pig Out This Saturday
The 11th Annual Troy Pig Out is happening tomorrow in downtown Troy on River Street. come out and enjoy a day of some great Barbecue, Hot dog eating contest, and musical performances from some of the areas best bands.
The Barbecue competition will consist of best pulled pork, best bbq ribs, best beef…
Kids Festival At The Empire Plaza This Weekend
Schools out and Summer is here. The best part about summer is enjoying all the free concerts and events that the capital region puts on all throughout the summer.
This weekend is all about the kids, come out to the Empire Plaza from 12-5 pm and enjoy, bouncing rides, Two by Two Zoo, Touch Truck and k…
For Colored Girls At Proctors Theater
This up and coming Saturday, July 14th if you have never seen the movie or the play "For colored girls" you can do so this Saturday at Proctors Theater. Come out and enjoy a day of fun performances, music and shop with local vendors. Events will take place from 10 am until 6 pm...
En Vogue In Albany NY
This Wednesday July 11th En Vogue will kick of the first installment of the concert series at the Capital. Show starts at 5;30 until 8 pm. Break up your work week with some fun and enjoy a free concert down town at the Albany Capital.
En Vogue was one of the top five highest selling American female m…
Capital Region Job Fair
Looking for  a job or a new career and not quit sure which route to take. Stop by the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road Tuesday July 10th from 10 am until 4 pm and find your new career. This is the Capital Regions longest running career fair to date...
Child Safety Seat Inspections In Albany
New York State is continuing to promote safe driving especially when you have smaller car riders riding with you. If you are one to travel with a little one who requires a child safety seat you can get a free inspection on your child seat through out the month of July...
Fourth Of July In The Capital Region
The fourth of July is this Wednesday. There is lots going on in the Capital in celebration of Independence Day. Price Chopper and Market32 present the Fourth Of July at the Empire Plaza. All day long from 3:00-10:00 pm enjoy food, entertainment and the amazing firework show that over 20,000 peo…
Stop The Violence March And Community Rally
Its always good to see the community come together and do something positive. With all the negative going on in the world and the violence going on within the inner cities, being able to put together an event such as Stop The Violence is a good foot forward into the right direction.
Fun In The Capital Region
We all live for the weekends. After a long work week winding down and relaxing may be in some favor but going out for a drink and catching  up with friends and family sounds like an even better plan.
One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is do brunch somewhere locally in catch up with …
Staying Safe This Holiday Weekend
Its the weekend before the Fourth of July, which means lots of traveling and partying for most in the capital region. This year the Saratoga Police department has teamed up with Decrescente and Uber to ensure safe driving while enjoying the weekend festivities.
Alive At Five With Tito Jackson
The capital region's Alive at five summer series is on the way. Today Tito Jackson the brother of the late great Micheal Jackson will be in the capital region performing with BB Kings's Blues band.  The famous Jackson Five was founded in 1968 by there father Joe Jackson. They were the…
Jurassic World 2 In Theaters Now
One of my favorite movies of all time is back in theaters today. If you are a Jurassic Park fan like myself then this movie coming out is just as big to you as  the wait for the new Incredible's movie.
The first Jurassic Park movie  directed by Steven Spielberg, aired in 1993 and went on to producing…
Capital Region Jobs
Finding a job could be the most overwhelming and stressful thing. Especially when you know what kind of you are looking for. Getting your resume up to date is the first thing, applying to the job is the second and nailing the interview is the last.
If you are looking for full and part time jobs …
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…

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