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by Ann Morrow June 17, 2015


  The train is at the station, ready to ride. That train is the much-loved No. 99, with its red cab-car emblazoned “Hoffman’s Playland.” No. 99 is no longer at Hoffman’s Playland in Latham, which closed ...

Def Leppard, Heart

by Kirsten Ferguson August 10, 2011

To anyone of a certain age, a few riffs from a Def Leppard anthem is all it takes to be transported back to the 1980s, when the British pop-metal band ruled the airwaves with two ...

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Blotto Records Reunion

by The Staff July 14, 2011


We all know they wanted to be lifeguards, but record moguls? Legendary Albany band and MTV pioneers Blotto (pictured) weren’t the only local act hoping to capitalize on the burgeoning independent record market of the early ...

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Forward Into the Past

by Laura Leon June 15, 2011

This lushly filmed valentine to the City of Lights is a return to form for Woody Allen, whose last film, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, really stank. Midnight in Paris follows wannabe novelist Gil ...