Albany

Crowne Plaza Albany – the Desmond Hotel

Crowne Plaza Albany – the Desmond Hotel

You know it as a place you’ve had events, meetings but our old friend The Desmond has gotten a renovation and looks like a brand new hotel with a big city feel right here in Albany.

Taste of Troy Food Tours is Back!

Taste of Troy Food Tours is Back!

After COVID kept us from walking around and tasting great food, Taste of Troy Food Tours is back in Albany and Troy!

Guptill’s Ice Cream, Cohoes

Guptill’s Ice Cream, Cohoes

If there’s one thing that the Capital Region can agree on it’s that we all love ice cream and we love when our favorite ice cream places open. It’s time and I have so many to check out, one of the first on my list…

D’Raymonds, Loudonville

D’Raymonds, Loudonville

One thing we have in this area is delicious Italian food and not just any Italian food. We have locally-owned Italian staples that year after year prove why they’re still around and one of those restaurants is D’Raymonds in Loudonville.

O’Tooles Restaurant Pub Brunch, Colonie

O’Tooles Restaurant Pub Brunch, Colonie

How great is brunch? There’s something about eating a ton of delicious food on a Sunday morning with a mimosa (or bloody mary) in hand. If you haven’t, check out what O’Tooles is offering for their brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.

Donnie Magoo’s, Cohoes

Donnie Magoo’s, Cohoes

In a small nondescript bar from the outside, has one of the coolest pieces of drinking technology I’ve seen in the Capital Region. You want a REAL smoked cocktail, check out Donnie Magoo’s in Cohoes.