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Hot and Bothered: Deli in Saratoga Doesn’t Want ‘Sweaty Bra Money!’
Hot and Bothered: Deli in Saratoga Doesn’t Want ‘Sweaty Bra Money!’
This isn't the first time we've written about a popular deli in Saratoga Springs making headlines for something other than sandwiches, and it probably won't be the last! What happened now? Daniel Chessare, the outspoken owner of Saratoga's Broadway Deli, has never shied away from speaking his truths on its various social media platforms, much to the delight of customers and people who follow them.
Casting Call 90 Mins from Albany! What’s the Big NBC Series They’re Filming?
Casting Call 90 Mins from Albany! What’s the Big NBC Series They’re Filming?
There's an upcoming casting call 90 mins south of Albany for a major NBC series that stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adrien Brody, and more, and here's what we know about it! Developers are working on a new project set to debut on NBC Peacock sometime in 2022, and they've announced a casting call later this month just outside of Albany. The act...
SPAC Announces No Cell Phones For John Mulaney – But How will Staff Enforce it?
SPAC Announces No Cell Phones For John Mulaney – But How will Staff Enforce it?
It's not for all shows, and it's ultimately the performer's decision, but it will be strictly enforced this evening.  What are your thoughts on a no-cell phone policy for concerts and events? While some are applauding the cell-free experience planned for the John Mulaney comedy show at SPAC tonight, others with tickets say they wish they knew about it prior to the purchase. Eit...
Hilary Swank Rescues Dog in Albany – What ‘Undisclosed’ Movie is She Filming Here?
Hilary Swank Rescues Dog in Albany – What ‘Undisclosed’ Movie is She Filming Here?
Hilary Swank helped rescue a dog in Albany, but what exactly is she doing here?  We think we figured out the "undisclosed" movie she's filming, and it looks amazing! Surely you've seen the image now; Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank alongside Albany resident Chelsea Blackwell, posing in downtown Albany with Blackwell's dog Blue who apparently was lost for an hour or so. ... Rea
Magical ‘Floating’ Farmhouse in Upstate NY is For Sale! But How Much?
Magical ‘Floating’ Farmhouse in Upstate NY is For Sale! But How Much?
A magical 'floating' farmhouse in Upstate NY is now for sale! But how much is it to own this dreamlike home?  See pictures in the gallery below! It's not very often you come across an old farmhouse like the one we're featuring in this post and there may not be enough words to describe this 1820s home that sits on the edge of a pristine creek in the Catskill Mountains, giving it the illusion that i
Police in Albany Warn of Wandering Bear Near Washington Park
Police in Albany Warn of Wandering Bear Near Washington Park
Police in Albany sent out a notice for a rather unusual sighting in Albany County on Tuesday morning. They say a black bear was spotted wandering near Washinton Park and they told residents in the area to be on the lookout for it. There were a lot of people in Albany's Washington Park over the Memorial Day weekend and cleanup crews were out and about in full force this morning picking up the litte
Do You Poop in the Woods? Here’s How to Keep our ADKS Clean!
Do You Poop in the Woods? Here’s How to Keep our ADKS Clean!
With the long Memorial Day Weekend here, we're pretty lucky.  Nature lovers in Upstate New York are surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the country.  And whether you plan on hiking the Adirondacks, camping in the Berkshires, or settling in the Catskills, the NYS DEC wants you to know there's a proper way to "handle your business"  when
Looking for Lake George Opoloy? The Adirondacks Just Got a Shipment!
Looking for Lake George Opoloy? The Adirondacks Just Got a Shipment!
Many people in the area - and even around the country - have been on the lookout for the Lake George version of Monopoly and we heard about a recent shipment.  Do not pass "GO" go directly to an area Walmart! Hasbro, the company that owns the rights to Monopoly, says there are over 300 hundred different versions of the classic board game that has been a family-time staple in homes for ov
Man in Upstate NY Arrested for Illegal Plates- Can You Tell Why?
Man in Upstate NY Arrested for Illegal Plates- Can You Tell Why?
Would you have been able to recognize what was fake about the New York State license plate in the picture below? A man in Upstate NY was arrested last week for having an illegal New York license plate on his car.  It was spotted by a trained professional from the New York State Police, but only after it was explained to me was I able to determine the difference.  Ca...
10 Things Upstate New Yorkers Argue About All the Time! Who’s Right?
10 Things Upstate New Yorkers Argue About All the Time! Who’s Right?
WE can say it, but don't you dare talk that smack if you're NOT from Upstate! Upstate New York life is good, but ask anyone who lives here and they'll tell you it's far from perfect.   While most of us share in our love for the change of seasons, certain foods, topography, and gifts that are unique to our area, there are plenty of things we don't agree on. New Yorker...
Upstate NY Has Million Dollar Winner from Friday’s Mega Millions
Upstate NY Has Million Dollar Winner from Friday’s Mega Millions
Upstate NY Had a Million Dollar Winner from Friday Night's Mega Millions Game from the NY Lottery. And while it wasn't the "Grand Prize," it is allergy season, and a cool million bucks ain't nothing to sneeze at! According to the New York Lottery website, while there was no winner of the $22,000,000 million dollar jackpot, there were 2 winners nationwide that won a second-place prize of
Candid ’09 Photos Show Angelina Jolie Making ‘Salt’ in Albany
Candid ’09 Photos Show Angelina Jolie Making ‘Salt’ in Albany
Check out the rare photos, the behind-the-scenes of Angelina Jolie in the making of "Salt" in Albany NY below!! A few months ago, we took you back to the filming of Salt in the Capital Region in May of 2009 - hard to believe that next month it will be 13 years since the Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie, along with a stunt double, shot that infamous high-speed chase on portions of 787 i

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