Green Tech High Charter School feeds the community. A free, open to all dinner is Saturday, November 19th from 2:00-5:00 pm. Green Tech High Charter School is located at 99 Slingerland Street, Albany.
By: Heather Kovar
The chef Ric Orlando of New World Bistro Bar in Albany and New World Home Cooking in Saugerties is one of a dozen speakers scheduled next month during TedxAlbany 2016, a locally organized event modeled after the international TED Talks that feature “ideas worth sharing.”
By: Steve Barnes
Lucky Strike Social, a bowling alley and entertainment venue, opened Thursday at Crossgates Mall.
By: Lucky Strike Social
The new Lucky Strike Social opens to the public at Crossgates this Friday. The latest entertainment venue at the mall includes two restaurants, a bar, a concert venue, an arcade, and a bowling alley.
By: Lucky Strike Social
Every Tuesday a group of 10 to 12 residents at Shaker Pointe Independent Living Community heads over to the food bank to volunteer.
By: Heather Kovar
The Arts Center of the Capital Region has a new leader and she’s looking forward to putting her all into helping the organization “not only survive, but thrive.” Elizabeth Reiss started her new job last week as CEO of the Troy-based Arts Center.
By: Lauren Halligan
In the age-old battle of man vs. the elements, Dad has a new secret weapon: Core Outdoor’s Power Lok system. Cool high-tech features set these cordless garden tools above the rest. They come in two parts: a Drive Unit with a 3-pound rechargeable Power Cell, and blower, hedge-trimmer, and weed-eater attachments that snap onto the unit with a satisfying click.
By: Dan Tynan
This Monday was the grand opening of the second phase at Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, a local community in Watervliet that provides a holistic approach to, essentially, getting old well. A retirement community for ages 55 and over, Shaker Pointe eschews the prevailing Western cultural idea that aging necessarily means mental and physical deterioration and embraces the more Eastern notion that people continue to grow and improve with age.
By: Ali Hibbs
The newly renovated Vent Fitness, formerly Gold’s Gym, is 45,000 square feet and fully loaded: There’s a rock wall, oxygen bar, several special training rooms, a pool, water massage tables and elliptical machines retrofitted to pump your sweat equity back into the grid.
By: Leigh Hornbeck
With our digital lives spanning several devices on a daily basis, the absence of a simple storage solution for all our digital stuff is a growing problem for a lot of people, whether you’re attempting to enjoy media files from your PC on your phone or trying to access documents between several products. It’s precisely these sorts of problems that PhotoFast is attempting to solve with the i-FlashDrive (16GB) ($169.99), a handy flash drive that offers connections for USB, microUSB, and Apple’s 30-pin and Lightning connectors.
By: Brian Westover
You can go as simple or as elaborate as you’d like with a holiday card. You can use free card-creating sites like Punchbowl or you can create something fancier like OverIt did with this animated card for SUNY Albany.“I think a digital holiday card is a good year-end reminder for clients. It says, ‘Hey, we’re still here if you need anything,’” Basso says. “It can also give you a creative outlet to do some things you don’t get to do often.”
By: Lisa Furgison
Target Process offers many different views on projects and teams. The highlight: the views can serve themselves individually. How it looks with the workload of individual teams? How many and which bugs are not yet fixed? What user stories have yet to be implemented? All this question is answered TargetProcess.
By: Tilman Borner
Here are eight holiday videos from your peers in online marketing that range from wonderfully artistic to wonderfully goofy. We join them in wishing all of our readers a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2014!
By: Matt McGee
When our digital agency’s operations grew here at Overit, we needed to move from our cramped building in Albany, NY, to one with increased functionality that would enhance collaboration among our 35 employees. So when we came upon a unique opportunity to renovate a 1930′s Spanish monastery-style church, we jumped on it.
By Dan Dinsmore & Michelle Toch Dinsmore