There are 100 businesses throughout New York state that have been added to the state's historic registry for being in business for over 50 years. Of the 100, twelve come from the Capital Region. Not only are they honored for their longevity, but the impact they have had in the communities they call home. Take a look at the 12 being added and a little bit of their history in the Capital Region.
There is more revitalization of downtown Troy in the works. This will be the fifth time this type of proposal will be brought in front of the Planning Commission. The previous plans to use the old City Hall site and part of Monument Square had been denied.
Yes, it's true. The iconic Snowman Ice Cream in the Lansingburgh section of Troy has officially been sold. After close to 70 years in business, the most recent owner said it was just time to slow down and spend more time with his family.
The first season of HBO's "The Gilded Age" was filmed in Troy and the entire downtown area was transported into the late 19th century. The producers loved filming in the area so much, they decided to come back this summer to film season two of the hit show.
We are in the middle of winter in the Capital Region and although we haven't had a lot of snow and ice, there is still plenty of time for another snowstorm. Make sure you know the laws about clearing off your sidewalks in the Capital Region. Some cities have different rules and fines.
There is a new Caribbean restaurant in Troy that opened early last week but it only lasted a few days as they closed their doors. Calypso Restaraunt Bar Lounge at 77 Congress Street in Troy is located in the space where Troy Kitchen was but they weren't open long enough to serve any customers.
Winter in the Capital Region can be a lot of fun. There are a number of fun activities to do. The New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) is holding a Cabin Fever event at Grafton Lakes State Park and it is jam-packed with a ton of free winter activities.
It was a busy schedule in Section II Friday night with 34 games on the schedule for boys basketball and another 29 match ups for the girls. A big shout out to everyone new that has included us in your score distributions this week. We greatly appreciate it.