Fun With Flowers

Fun With Flowers

If you’ve wanted to go to a Paint and Sip but know that you couldn’t draw a straight line with a ruler – maybe flower arranging will be your jam? Take a trial run with The Arts Center of the Capital Region at the Aug. 19 “Crafty Hour” at the University...
Revolutionary Era Gossip On Tap At Fort Ti

Revolutionary Era Gossip On Tap At Fort Ti

A dozen people from as far away as New Jersey braved thunder, lightning and swarms of mosquitoes for a recent “Gossip Tour of Fort Ticonderoga.” The tour promised to provide attends with “the real story of life at Ticonderoga…Drunken soldiers,...
There IS Such Thing As A Free Lunch

There IS Such Thing As A Free Lunch

Sometimes, it really is possible to get something for nothing. In this case, if you’re 60 or older and live in Albany County, that comes in the form of a free meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner), compliments of the “Go & Dine” program. The good news is...
Getting a Grip on Panhandling

Getting a Grip on Panhandling

Elected officials, law enforcement, business owners, residents and advocates gathered last week at a Lark Street bar to discuss the interconnected issues of homelessness, mental health and addiction and their impact on the Lark Street corridor. The meeting was...
Schuyler Sisters Invade Albany Institute

Schuyler Sisters Invade Albany Institute

As mentioned in an earlier CivMix post on Music Haven’s popular “Hamiltunes” sing-along event, the Capital Region is fully in the grip of Hamilton-Mania. On Tuesday, some 250 people at the Albany Institute of History and Art lifted a glass to...