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Curvention At The SUNY Albany Performing Arts Center

It's that time of year again, time for the 5th annual curvention. If you aren't familiar with Curvention, it is dedicated to those plus sized women who love the skin they're in and those who are learning to do so more and more daily...

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Lisa Svara

What Is The Coolest Thing That Ever Happened To You In Albany ?

What is the coolest thing that has ever happened to you in Albany? Was it some random meeting of a celebrity at an odd place? Was it an accident that ended up in meeting someone really cool...

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Roger Mcclean

Snow Emergency Plan Goes Into Effect Tonight

After last night's massive snow storm, the officials from the City Of Albany have declared a snow emergency. What that means is park on the correct side of the street or you will towed...

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Snow Storm Suspends Mail From Albany Zip Codes

We are expecting between 18-24 inches of snow before Wednesday morning at 4am. All over the Cap District, more and more things are being closed and suspended because of the snow storm The affected zip codes are Zip codes that begin with 120, 121, 122, 123, will not receive mail services...

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Irina Igumnova

Best Places To Go Sledding In The Capital District

The 518 is being bombarded with snow today school is closed a lot of business's are closed and mostly everyone is indoors. It made realize I haven't participated in a great American past time which is sledding...

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The Return Of The MAAC

This weekend marks the return of MAAC to the Times Union Center, March 2 - 6. Thousands of people will come to downtown Albany to check out the hoops action.

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5 Crazy Ideas That Would Improve Albany

It seems like everyone is paying attention to politics and the general operation of our country and city.  From Donald Trump signing an executive order every other day, to Mayor Sheehan and Gov...

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Albany Snow Emergency Plans Goes In Effect

Tonight make sure you move your car to the even side of the street or it will be ticketed and towed. This happened to me 2 years ago so make sure you are paying attention...

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Albany’s Most Expensive Home

I've just found Albany's most expensive house for sale. It is the Magnificent Marion! This updated residence of distinction offers original architectural detail & craftsmanship starting w/its grand foyer & curved staircase...

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Citizens Of Albany Tell Why They Are Against The Muslim Ban [VIDEO

Last week when the new President sign and executive order puttin a ban into a effect banning citizens 7 muslim countries from entering the United States...

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POLL: Where Does Downtown Albany Start?

I saw this online and it made me think: "Where does downtown Albany start and end?" If you're not from Albany and you ask people who were born and raised in Albany, they will all give you different answers...

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2016 Capital District Holiday Dining Guide

If you are staying home for Christmas doesn't mean that you don't have to eat good. Even if you can't cook, there are a lot of restaurants open for business on Christmas Day...

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Ring In 2017 In Downtown Albany

Looking for something local to do this New Years Eve, there aren't a lof of Hip Hop events to bring in the New Year locally but there are some very interesting and different ways to bring in 2017 in the Capital region other than going to a bar and drinking the night away...

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Albany Library Caribbean Christmas and Kwanzaa Celebration

Learning how other cultures can make Holidays even more enjoyable and also helps to add a little variety to the season.  For example Junkanoo is a street parade with music, dance, and costumes of Igbo origin in many towns across the Bahamas every Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day (January 1)...

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Get Ready For Boss Beauties For Brunch At Johnnies

Ladies it's time to Boss Up with the Boss Beauties that Brunch event that happens this Sunday at Johnnies on Broadway. This is the ultimate networking event for women entrepreneurs...

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Weirdest Street Names In The Capital district?

The Capital District has some interesting names, some of them are very funny. A lot of the roads in the Capital Region come from Dutch and Native American backgrounds...

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Come Learn About The Capital Area Urban League

Come learn about the Capital Area Urban League on Thursday, November 3, 6 pm, at St. John's Church--74 Fourth Ave., Albany, 12202.

Speakers include Scott Clay, of the Rivers Casino & Resort, as well as Dan Cullen, Regional Director of the Workforce Development Institute...

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Pete Dzintars YouTube Channel - Screenshot

Should Albany County Hire Felons?

A new law is being proposed in Albany. It prevents Albany County officials from asking about an applicant’s criminal history. It will be discussed at a public hearing tonight at 7:15 p.m.

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Rumor Or Real: Kevin Garnett Retires & Chris Bosh’s Career Ends? [VIDEO]

It looks like the end of an era. First Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and now Kevin Garnett!

After 21 seasons in the NBA Kevin Garnett has decided to retire...

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The 518 Is About To Become The 838

Are you ready for a New Area Code? So the Capital Region is changing the area code to 838 this doesn’t go into effect until most likely till next year ya’ll no worries still the 518 for now but it’s going to be the 838 pretty soon so don’t be surprised if you see a change in your phone number area code...

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Pete Dzintars YouTube Channel - Screenshot

From Hurt To Healing A Community Event

From Hurt To Healing tonight at Metropolitan New Testament Baptist Church, 105 Second Street, Albany. The purpose of the event is to promote healing through the use of artistic expression...

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JEK Basketball Tournament Continues!

Albany City Hall OKs Joyce E. King Basketball Tournament to go on its 14th year!

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Local Organizing Committee In Albany

Do you have thoughts or ideas on how to improve the community ? New business opportunities ? Community policing, Ideas to keep children and elderly safe...

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#HOT16 P GUTTER

All Summer ’16 we are giving you the hottest freestyles live from The 518 in Hot 991’s #HOT16.

If you know a rapper who should be featured, email us at hot991fm@gmail...

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Th 8th Annual Beatshot Music Festival At The Hollow

Salute to BeatShot Music representing real Hip Hop R&B, Neo Soul, Poetry, and Beat Boxing for the 518. They are bringing it back the 3 day festival representing the essence...

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My BET Experience

Most of you know the BET awards took place yesterday in Los Angeles, and the stars were shining last night!

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Top 10 Books You Should Be Reading to Your Son

First, let me begin by saying as a former educator, I LOVE BOOKS!

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Juneteenth Celebration Marks Emancipation From Slavery

12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration In Albany

Come and celebrate Juneteenth !

Juneteenth has long been a celebration of freedom, as the date represents the time when the last slaves in America were freed after emancipation...

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Zika Virus Found in Albany County

The latest victim of the Zika Virus is an Albany County resident.

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Albany’s Concert Series ‘Alive at Five’ Kicks off Today

Today is the first Thursday for Alive at Five at it's new venue.

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