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Feliz Covidad: Schenectady Nixes Annual Holiday Parade
Not even the magic of the season could prevent city officials from canceling the popular Schenectady Holiday Parade which would have celebrated it's 52nd year.  Instead, Schenectady's Mayor announced on Monday that the celebration of all things St. Nick had officially been scrapped.
Meet The Spider-Man Seen Hanging All Over the 518
Spiderman, Spiderman
The 518 has a Spiderman
Look around, with your eyes
On a lamp-post or building side
Look out, for 518 Spiderman
I'll be honest, this dude running around the Capital Region dressed as Spidey had me confused for weeks.  I haven't seen him personally, only in pictures, but I didn't thin…
Local Restaurant Bites Back at Latest Cuomo Mandate
The ever-changing world of pandemic and social distancing rules threw us a bit of a curve ball yesterday during the Governor's press conference.  The latest mandate from Cuomo states that restaurants may not serve alcohol to customers unless they buy food.   Restaurants quickly found a "loophol…
Albany Isn't The Wild West, It Just Seems Like It
I live in Albany. You know, the city that literally seems to have gun violence daily, sometimes two or three times a day. If you didn't know any better, you'd think it was the Wild Wild West with all the shootouts. 
It's weird.  I don't feel unsafe in the city I live in, I truly don't.  But if I didn…
Canceled Fairs Still Serving Food You Crave
State and county fairs aren't happening in the Capital Region this Summer, but two local fairs are still offering you a chance to get your hands on that salty, sweet, crunchy, cheesy, meaty and fried goodness that only fair food offers.  Here's what you need to know about area fairs s…

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