New York City

Shmaltz Brewery Sold to SingleCut Beersmiths: What It Means

Shmaltz Brewery Sold to SingleCut Beersmiths: What It Means

I love Shmaltz beer and hearing that they were sold to SingleCut out of Queens, I didn’t know whether I should be happy or upset. To be honest, I didn’t know what that meant for this local brewery at all, until now.

Celebrity On First Boat in Waterford Lock, Erie Canal

Celebrity On First Boat in Waterford Lock, Erie Canal

It’s official, the Erie Canal opened today at what a surprise to see this celebrity waiting at Lock 2 this afternoon.

Amtrak Making Changes to NYC Route

Amtrak Making Changes to NYC Route

Looking to take a train to New York City soon? Amtrak is changing some routes so be aware before you end up in the wrong place in New York City.

Chef Mario Rizzotti at Il Faro Restaurant & Bar

Chef Mario Rizzotti at Il Faro Restaurant & Bar

One of my favorite restaurants in Albany is Il Faro Restaurant & Bar (698 N Pearl St, Menands), their food is delicious! Last Wednesday (June 21), they had a special celebrity guest in Chef Mario Rizzotti who you may recognize from the Food Network’s Iron […]

Candy is my fuel. Ice cream, too.

Candy is my fuel. Ice cream, too.

I’m sure you’ve seen it all around the internet, thanks to McDonald’s I had the chance to check it out myself: The STRAW! First, McDonald’s changed the way you thought about the Shamrock Shake. Sure, we’re used to the delicious cold minty beverage but this year […]

Anyone can drink beer, but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer

Anyone can drink beer, but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer

I had the pleasure of going to the Shmaltz Brewing Company‘s 3rd Anniversary party about a month ago. As I’ve mentioned in posts about breweries before. I like beer and I know what I like but I don’t call myself an expert by any means. […]

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.”

“A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.”

Unknown Trader Joe’s (79 Wolf Road, Colonie) graced the Capital District about a month ago and though Trader Joe’s as an establishment isn’t local, it is a local location so I’m stretching it a little bit to talk about the two most recent things I […]

“When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.”

“When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.”

George Carlin About a month or so ago I went down to NYC for a Member’s exclusive first peak at Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescense at the American Museum of Natural History running until January 2013. I grabbed a membership last year from Groupon but it’s […]

“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years”

“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years”

Thomas Wolfe If you were following my Twitter earlier this week you may have caught my attempt at live tweeting my trip to NYC Tuesday/Wednesday. In case you missed it, don’t worry, I’m gonna give you a run down right now! I went down to the […]

Shake Shack, NYC

Shake Shack, NYC

I just found this on YouTube and was really excited about it, I made it to one of my FAVORITE channels! So I wanted to share it! I used to go to school at NYU and during lunch one day at Shake Shack in NYC, […]