518 News

There aren’t just great things to see and do here in the Capital Region, sometimes we make the news. Here are the headlines you can’t miss living in the 518!

TJ’s Cafe in Colonie Has Closed

TJ’s Cafe in Colonie Has Closed

After almost 26 years in business, TJ’s Cafe in Colonie has closed.

Historic Van Dyck/Mad Jack Brewing Closes, New Restaurant Taking Over

Historic Van Dyck/Mad Jack Brewing Closes, New Restaurant Taking Over

The Van Dyck has been a mainstay of downtown Schenectady since it opened shortly after World War II and 13 years ago, they added the popular Mad Jack Brewing Co. In a quick turn of events, both of those are now closed and the building…

We Now Have an Event Calendar!

We Now Have an Event Calendar!

I’ve always made my website about what’s going on in the Capital Region. Whether it’s food, interesting news, and things to do, I’ve tried to deliver. Now, 518 Bites & Sights has taken a new step and has an event calendar!

HBO’s Gilded Age Holding Open Casting

HBO’s Gilded Age Holding Open Casting

You may have already heard that HBO will be back in town June – August to film the second season of The Gilded Age. If you were hoping to make an appearance, you’re not too late!

Help the Mohawk Humane Society Right Now!

Help the Mohawk Humane Society Right Now!

Do you see the posts that they’re full and want to help? We all would love to fill our houses with as many animals as possible but sometimes, we can’t. Here’s how you can still help!

The Kitchen Table to Close July 2022

The Kitchen Table to Close July 2022

You hate to see local businesses closing but we have another to add to the list, The Kitchen Table, which was most recently New World Bistro Bar, will be closing in the middle of July.