We finally got some significant snow this winter and the Upstate New York ski resorts are churning out fresh powder to add to it. This weekend you can ski for free at a popular local ski mountain close to the Capital Region.
Winters in the Capital Region can be unpredictable. We always get snow storms but we can't predict when they may happen. Make sure you have these items in your vehicle so that you can be prepared for anything the winter brings.
You can almost smell the delicious barbeque coming from the new and bigger location of Rollin' Smoke Handcrafted BBQ in Halfmoon. Today is the day when they relocate from their smaller joint to the larger restaurant and bar.
There is nothing that could have prepared these elementary school cafeteria workers for what they found in a shipment of bananas at an Upstate New York primary school. One of them discovered a scorpion and it was alive!
After a fifteen-year run, the Halfmoon Sandwich & Salad Shoppe closed its doors on August 20th. Although it appears to be the end of this establishment, the owners have announced a new venture and an opening date.
One of the best barbeque joints in the Capital Region is getting a bigger and better space this month. Rollin' Smoke Handcrafted BBQ will finally be moving into the old Halfmoon Sandwich Shoppe and we now know an exact opening date.
It will be the first Chick-fil-A (outside of the Albany International Airport) built in the Capital Region. The Clifton Park Chick-fil-A is moving full steam ahead. Check out the project, the progress, and the renderings of what this restaurant will look like when it's complete. The new Chick-fil-A is being built where the old Pier 1 store once was near Clifton Park Center. The plan is to open in March or April.
There is a popular maybe even legendary Japanese restaurant in the Capital Region that has only had one location. It was announced that they will be adding another location up the Northway in Saratoga County. For the owner, it was a lifelong dream.
If you or someone you know loves chocolate, get on board - this festival is a chocolate-lover's dream and for the 8th consecutive year, it's coming back to the Capital Region this February.
Merriam-Webster defines a chocoholic as "a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate" which may describe all of us at some point in our lives.
Downtown Albany is getting a new pizzeria that is replacing a former one. But the new pizza place is completely different from what was once there. The owners say that they are taking a neighborhood pizzeria to the next level while keeping it affordable.
In November, Longfellows near Saratoga Lake announced that it would be closing after over twenty-five years. The restaurant, conference center, and hotel were up for sale. Now there is a buyer and here is what they are planning.
When Max410 announced that they were vacating the Van Schaick Island Country Club, everyone was hoping a new restaurant would occupy the space. We now know which restaurant will be going into the country club.