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Feeling the Bern

by Ali Hibbs August 27, 2015


  In 2014, a law professor named Zephyr Rain Teachout came out of virtual anonymity during her New York gubernatorial campaign against the better-known and far-better-funded incumbent, Andrew Cuomo, unexpectedly seizing more than 30 percent of ...


O Pittsfield!

by Stephen Leon June 19, 2013


If I had a quarter in my pocket and Mom wasn’t expecting me home immediately after school, I might have headed over to Elm Street when Egremont Elementary School let out. Jules Superette was a ...


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by The Staff December 18, 2012



by The Staff December 18, 2012

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Local Food Issue 2012

by thelu88 September 12, 2012

A Call for Last Call

by Erin Pihlaja August 16, 2012


On July 19, the Albany Board of Zoning Appeals received an application from John DeJohn to extend the hours of two of his restaurants, Legends and DeJohn’s (286 and 288 Lark Street), from 2 AM ...

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Saratoga Issue 2012

by thelu88 July 12, 2012


by The Staff June 28, 2012

Classic-rock band Aerosmith are pairing up with classic-rock band Cheap Trick for their 23-city “Global Warming Tour.” Albany will be their fifth stop. Frontman, American Idol judge and Burger King spokesman Steven Tyler said of the ...

Frankie Rose

by The Staff May 3, 2012


Frankie Rose is a heartbreaker. Just when she wins you over and you’re hooked, she disappears. Then she reappears surrounded by new faces and new names, ready to lure you back in again. The Brooklyn-based ...


by The Staff May 3, 2012


Sometimes the drive to Northampton is a no-brainer. Tonight (Thursday) is one of those nights. In the Pearl Street Nightclub’s Clubroom, rising indie rapper Schoolboy Q will perform along with his Black Hippy cohort Ab-Soul ...


by rwydro December 27, 2011

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Halloween Fun

by The Staff October 27, 2011

Ballston Spa Witch Walk, Church Ave., Ballston Spa. Hundreds of witches will take to the street to raise money for the Saratoga County Animal Shelter. 10/28, 6:30 PM. 884-9352. Bethlehem Public Library Halloween Parties, 451 Delaware ...

Paley and Francis

by The Staff September 15, 2011


Reid Paley and Black Francis (the Pixies’ Frank Black) were dressed to the nines on Wednesday at Valentine’s for one of only three shows the (power) duo had scheduled in advance of their self-titled collaborative ...

Goods & Services – Best of 2011

by The Staff July 14, 2011

Best Shopping Plaza Stuyvesant Plaza Western Avenue, Albany This upscale plaza offers a variety of great shops and eateries—many locally owned, like the Book House and Circles—as well as a U.S. Post Office. Unlike some baby boomers, Stuyvesant ...

People & Places – Best of 2011

by The Staff July 14, 2011

Best Steamroller Gov. Andrew Cuomo Were you looking for, maybe, Eliot Spitzer? Sorry, but Cuomo takes the cake in the contest of who got what done by sheer force of will and intimidation. Cuomo set his ...

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On the Lines

by Jason Chura July 6, 2011

A lawsuit has been filed against Albany County and the Albany County Board of Elections, charging that the county and board failed to uphold the rights of minority voters when they neglected to include a ...


by The Staff May 19, 2011


It’s been 20 years since Guster set up their gear in a Tufts dorm room and became the soundtrack to a whole generation’s freshman year. On May 4 at Northern Lights, the quartet did the ...

Northern Lights

Jason and the Long Tail of Love

by The Staff March 3, 2011

It was just a year ago that 104.9 FM flipped from rock to country—time flies!—and what was the Edge became the Cat. They’ll celebrate the anniversary with a free show tomorrow night at Northern Lights. ...

What’s New? Acquisitions From 2008 to 2010

by The Staff March 2, 2011


Between 2008 and 2010, the Hyde accessioned an unprecedented 96 works in a variety of media into its permanent collection, many by artists not formerly represented in the collection. What’s New? Acquisitions from 2008 to 2010 ...

Hyde Collection

January 14, 2010 | Vol.33 No.2

by The Staff January 14, 2010

The Open Mind By Amy Halloran Despite Hollywood stigma, hypnosis is beginning to assert its place in Western medicine D for Deficient By Amy Halloran Medical studies increasingly suggest the importance of vitamin D, a sun-derived nutrient we could all ...