It is the end of an era for a popular Italian deli in Schenectady. La Gioia has been a staple in the Goose Hill neighborhood for over three decades and it will close its doors this weekend. As this specialty store closes a new Italian deli will be opening soon just two miles away.
If you are looking for something fun to do with Dad this weekend, how about taking him to a local brewery? We are so lucky to have so many here in the Capital Region. Check out some of the best breweries in the area as voted on by the readers of the Times Union's "Best Of".
There are a lot of fun things to do in the Capital Region throughout the summer but this one is not only fun, but it's an adventure. There are paddling tours being offered in two cities along the Mohawk River.
There are some amazing barbeque restaurants throughout the Capital Region. Here is a ranked list according to Yelp of the top pitmasters in our area. Try and look at this list without getting hungry! Each has outstanding reviews.
He has won five NBA championships as a head coach, with two different franchises. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. And, the Miami Heat president, that starred at the former Linton High School in Schenectady some six decades ago, told the media on Monday that he can still do more push ups at 77 than they can!
The "Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" opens today (Thursday, May 26th) at the Schenectady This is a 360-degree immersion into the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh. It has toured the world and over two million people have viewed this amazing experience. Tickets are on sale now!
After a total of nearly ten years in business, a popular Asian restaurant is closing its doors for good this weekend. But even though the restaurant won't exist, they have plans to serve the public in a different way and in a different Capital Region city.