518 Lore

Do you know the stories behind the buildings and cities in the Capital Region? From Halloween ghost stories to the history you didn’t know, take a look and learn where you’re from!

Did Albany, NY Kill Harry Houdini?

Did Albany, NY Kill Harry Houdini?

Yes, that Harry Houdini. There’s a bunch of mystery surrounding the death of the famous magician but did Albany, NY have something to do with it?

Which Disney Ride Was Inspired by Albany?

Which Disney Ride Was Inspired by Albany?

Did you know that you don’t have to travel very far to get a piece of Walt Disney World?

Did You Know The 518 Created a Famous Sandwich?

Did You Know The 518 Created a Famous Sandwich?

Have you ever seen those lists of things you should know about the area? Well, I came across this fun fact today and I’ve never seen it on one of those. Did you know?

Most Instagrammable Places in the Capital Region [PHOTOS]

Most Instagrammable Places in the Capital Region [PHOTOS]

Whether we like to believe it or not, a lot of pictures taken “these days” are to get on Instagram likes. I want to turn that into a positive and if people are coming from out of town, let’s tell them where they need to…

Do You Really Know Where Nipper Came From?

Do You Really Know Where Nipper Came From?

Most of us know that Nipper is on the old RCA Building, was the logo for RCA back in the day, but who is Nipper?

Travel Channel TV Show Looking for Local Lost Fortune

Travel Channel TV Show Looking for Local Lost Fortune

How is it that I’ve lived in Upstate New York and not only have I not heard of this fortune but haven’t heard of anyone trying to find it before.