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Existential Whoa

by Josh Potter October 11, 2012


  “I don’t mind being called messy, but being called sloppy would make me mad. There’s a difference.” It’s a subtle, almost ineffable difference to Patrick Porter, but large enough to make him pause temporarily, draw the ...

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Big Names, Big News

by The Staff December 30, 2011


Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s victories on gay marriage, a property tax cap and an early budget—as well as his shrewd moves to get income-tax reform passed his way—made him the year’s big winner, politically . Marriage equality finally ...

New Directions

by Shawn Stone July 14, 2011

This fall, if all goes as planned, many of the Capital District Transportation Authority bus routes used by Albany County residents and commuters will cease to exist. Those slated for the ax include the West ...

Rack ’em Up

by Darryl McGrath July 14, 2011

Finally, in a city where the best option for locking your bicycle has long been the nearest wrought-iron fence, bike racks are popping up everywhere. The selection alone is noteworthy, as racks can be seen on ...

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The Future Is Now

by Shawn Stone April 13, 2011


The woman asked her question before I finished crossing Broadway: “Are you here for the new bus?” I smiled and answered yes. Why else would we—or anyone—be standing in front of the old Delaware & Hudson ...


The Route 5 Express

by Shawn Stone March 9, 2011


It’s 4:42 PM on a Tuesday afternoon. The scheduled No. 55 bus is pulling up at the CDTA sign in front of the SUNY System Administration building right on time. There used to be an ...