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Is Costco Coming To Crossgates?
I was just talking about how we need more options in the Capital District for buying in bulk. Right now all we have is Sam’s Club & BJ’s. Word is spreading as a special permit was filed by the Company at Crossgates Mall & Crossgates
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Disney Plus Dropped Today And Had Major Issues
Did you sign up? $6.99 and access to their entire catalogue! It’s such a huge deal that Disney + couldn’t handle the volume today.
It appears to have been hit by some technical errors and server jams just a few hours into its official launch on Tuesday...
Instagram Will No Longer Show Likes
Instagram is one of many social apps that are in use 24/7. Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram are all social media apps that allow you to interact with people from all over the world. Most features allow you to like , unlike, comment and repost from other people stories or timelines...
KeishaRenee Takes Revolt Summit 2019
Yesterday I got a chance to attend the Revolt Summit that kicked off in Brooklyn at the Kings Theater. This was one of three Revolt summits that will take place this year. The Revolt summit is a summarized by Diddy himself as a mass cultural meeting , where creatives in all aspects of the music busi…
Frontier Town Campground Officially Opening This Weekend
Frontier Town has been a work in progress.  Just last year, we posted about ground being broken for Frontier Town.  Now?  It's officially opening for the season and camping this weekend.
According to the official Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) site, …
Madison VanDenburg Performing at Saratoga Race Course
Track season is going to be kicking off July 11th, and it looks like local musician and "American Idol" contestant Madison VanDenburg will be there to help kick off the season.
According to the Times Union, Madison VanDenburg will be at the Saratoga Race Course opening weekend …
The 5 Funniest Names of Nudist Events in New York
Okay, so I'm not a nudist.
I have nothing against people who are- I mean, hey, to each their own.  I have actually even had my own experience on a nudist beach out in Utah while camping along the Colorado River (unintentionally).  But I do happen to find comedy in puns...
Final Music Lineup for New York State Fair Announced
From rock to alt rock to rap to pop and more, the final lineup for the New York State Fair is stacked- and has been announced in case you missed it.
With concerts from August 21st through September 2nd, there are ample opportunities to see some live music at the fair...
Local Places Where You Can Buy 'Legal' Fireworks
As we approach the 4th of July, get ready to see pop-up tents that claim to be selling "Fireworks".  They're not.  The technical term is 'sparkling devices' and for the record, they're not the big explosives that people in our neighboring states are able to legally sell.  With that being s…
Tri-City ValleyCats Hosting Father’s Day Special
Looking for something local to do for Father’s Day?  Well, aside from the 21st Annual Father’s Day Car Show in Scotia, you can also enjoy a special sports day in Troy.
Our Capital Region minor league baseball team, the Tri-City ValleyCats are h…
Capital Region Lands on List of Best Donuts in New York
Turns out you can satisfy that sweet tooth with some of the best donuts in Upstate New York right around the Capital Region.
From classic and simple donuts, to donuts topped with bacon and elaborate frosting, a list of the 27 best donut shops in Upstate New York (posted by newyorkupsta…
DWI Crackdown Happening This Weekend for Memorial Day
Through Monday, a crackdown is in effect.  It's Memorial Day weekend, a time to celebrate, to remember and honor veterans past and present, and a time to enjoy.  But, not a time to drink and drive (well, really at no time should you be drinking and driving)...
Another One Bites the Dust: Clothing Store to Close
Another one bites the dust! Yet another clothing store is shutting down, impacting the Capital Region.
While it seems like the trend of store-closings is less than last year (that's my impression, I don't know the statistics), it still hasn't stopped...
Shockingly Madison's Journey Ends On American Idol
Wow. I don't think any of us saw that coming. Following her strong performance of "Shallow" in round 1 of the American Idol finale, and a hometown video that gave us chills, Madison VanDenburg returned to the stage to perform a song by the artist she's been most compared to.  In round 2 …

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