Ballston Spa National Bank will open two new branches in Albany County this year, as it continues to expand beyond the Saratoga County market.
By: John Cropley
Ballston Spa National Bank is expanding further into Albany County, New York with two new branches in Guilderland and Voorheesville.
The Super Bowl is not just the world championship of football, it is also world championship of advertising. But the cost has doubled in last 10 years, now $5 million per 30-second spot. Is it worth it? Barry Wygel sat down with Paul Fahy from overit.com to talk about what worked and what didn’t this year.
By: Barry Wygel
There’s no reason why you can’t please everyone, right? Wrong, says Dan Dinsmore, the founder of Overit. “I’m naturally a people-pleaser and that will never change,” says Dan, who adds that his tendency to try to keep everyone happy has, at times, been detrimental to his marketing agency.
By: Nicola Appleton
“They either have a forced hot air system like this or they typically have a boiler,” said Marc Gladding, Appolo Heating and Cooling general manager.
By: Solomon Syed
As general manager, Calhoun is responsible for overseeing the school’s day-to-day operations, and ultimately enhancing enrollment and retaining current students.
Rocks for Rock is a fundraising event that benefits The Ovation Music Fund which provides scholarships for kids and teens to enroll in music lessons at little to no cost.
By: Era Bushati
Appolo Heating wanted to give back to the community, so in December, the company decided to hold a contest.
By: Michelle Ross
The Restaurant at the Pointe in Latham will be offering a $50, three-course menu with choices for Valentine’s Day diners from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.
By: Steve Barnes
This week I’m introducing you to Jazmine and together with Jazmine, we’re diving into the amazing world of VR.
By: Lieke Boon
Ilium VR are working on a new VR-centric gun peripheral which plans to use Valve’s SteamVR ‘Lighthouse’ tracking to bring realistic weapon control to virtual reality games.
By Paul James
MUSIC: Hayes Carll with Allison Moorer @ Club Helsinki, Hudson. The Grammy Award-nominated Texas singer-songwriter brings his roots-oriented original songs to town in support of his latest album, Lovers and Leavers. 8pm. $25.
They say music has the power to heal. The School of Rock is hoping to help do just that for a local teen through One Night for Niko Thursday night.
By: Tracy Villaume
The year began with a resolution at Family First Fitness in Schenectady. It was the first of more than 40 companies featured this year on the Capital Region Business Beat.
By: Jon Dougherty
Athos, 1814 Western Ave. 608-6400 or http://athosrestaurant.com. Fri: 8 p.m. Greek Night with the Aegean Duo. Greek.
Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream Parlor & Coffee House, 366 Delaware Ave. 512-5100. Fri: 7 p.m. Cass & Emma. Acoustic. Free. Sat: 7 p.m. Werthner & Frederick. Acoustic. Free. Tue: 7 p.m. Emerald Dawn. Open mic.
The School of Rock will hold a benefit concert – called One Night for Niko – on Thursday, Dec. 29 for the Colonie teenager badly burned in an October car crash.
The Business Review outlined some of the businesses in the area giving us major office envy.
It is part of our cover story this week, “The anatomy of a ‘cool’ office.”
In early December, a small company called Ilium VR launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the development of Athena, a rifle peripheral designed for virtual reality. Athena offers realistic tactile feedback, coupled with realistic gun recoil and actions to enhance the VR FPS experience.
By: Kevin Carbotte
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, when agency people push all the client work to the side and try to make a cool, funny, sweet or poignant holiday card.
How did they do? Check out some of the offerings below. And yes, we know we probably forgot your agency’s card.
By: Tim Nudd
The two are co-founders of Ilium VR, a developer of virtual reality gun controllers.
“We partner with as many game studios as possible where they make the really fun experiences; the games, the software. We just make the controller that’s compatible with it,” said Sarbora, the CEO of Ilium VR.
By: Jon Dougherty