In preparation of the nasty weather expected to reach the area this afternoon, Alive @ Five will change locations. Rather than setting up shop at the usual rain location, today’s Smash Mouth performance will be held at the Times Union Center.
A retired New York State Police investigator accidentally shot himself in the leg on Tuesday night. The man’s gun went off while trying on clothes in the changing room of Sears at Colonie Center Mall. I guess skinny jeans really are dangerous to your health.
Opening day at Saratoga Race Track is Friday. Gates open at 11am and post time of the first race is at 1pm. Should be a nice day for ponies and people, the forecast high is 82 with a 10% chance of rain.
A 23 year old man from Arbor Hill was busted for yanking his crank in public. Police charged Jayshawn Owens with public lewdness for masturbating in two city alleys this past June. Have you seen the alleyways this time of year? Very romantic.
Hot 99.1 presents "Making The 5-1-gr8"! The Capital Region wouldn't be a great place to live if it weren't for great people. Our goal is to bring attention to those in the community who are doing positive things to make the 518 a better place.
I’ve lived in Saratoga for most of my life. Being a Saratogian, you can’t help but appreciate the excitement the Saratoga Race Track brings to the area each year. Opening day is just over a month away – July 20th. If you’re new to the area or nev…
The Alive @ Five concert series begins this week. The free concerts take place each Thursday at 5pm at the Corning Preserve in Albany Riverfront Park. We’ve had our fair share of rain so far this season but weather will not affect the shows.
Andrea Amanatides isn’t as sneaky as she thought. The 38 year old was being held at Albany County Correctional Facility Tuesday when a bunch of drugs spilled out of her vagina. Wait. Say what? Yes, her vagina.
Free stuff. I have your attention now, don’t I? This summer, Hot 99.1 is coming to a hood near you! We’ll be performing “Random Acts Of Hotness” throughout the Albany area. Ya never know when the Hot Lexus could be rollin’ t…
Mother Nature cut us some slack on Memorial Day weekend. Two of the three days were calling for rain that never arrived. We’re back to reality, however, as severe thunderstorms are expected to soak the Capital Region this afternoon.
Monday is our first ever Mixorial Day! Thank you to the THOUSANDS who supported our local talent with your votes yesterday. The following DJ's will be throwin' it down from 3pm-7pm on Hot 99.1 this upcoming Monday.
Memorial Day was originated to commemorate our fallen soldiers. We pay tribute each year with acts of patriotism, parades, bbq’s and day-drinking. Here’s a list of parades to check out on your unofficial summer kick off weekend.
When it comes to business, I don’t think there’s a more accurate phrase than “sex sells”. Maybe not when it comes to conducting day to day operations but an appealing visual definitely makes a brand stand out.
Hot 99.1's 1st annual Mixorial Day is right around the corner! Time to choose the talent you want to listen to while you're partying on Monday. Make sure you share the link and spread the word - you can vote as many times as you'd like.
The Times Union wrote a story about 26 year old Elijah Thomas who was shot Sunday afternoon near a West Hill playground. He was shot in the neck and both arms around 1pm outside Swinburne Park. This is the 4th shooting in 8 days around the Albany area. Local organizations like “SNUG&CloseCurly…
Hot 99.1 presents Lil’ Kim at Northern Lights in Clifton Park! I had an exclusive interview with Kim the other day. We talked about her concert, the possibility of a DWTS return for their upcoming “All Star” season and how she would feel about a Biggie hol…