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DECEMBER 29, 2015




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Grants Awarded for Downtown Projects

A real estate holding company in downtown Albany has been approved for grants of up to $1.85 million for construction on Eagle and State Streets. The money will be used to partially fund a parking garage and commercial, retail, and residential properties. Learn more.

CDTA Offering Free New Year's Eve Rides

To help support Capital Region Stop DWI efforts, CDTA will offer free bus service at all regular bus stops from 8:00 PM on New Year's Eve through 1:00 AM on January 1, 2016. Learn more.


Celebrating the Arts... and Food

Our recommendation? Don't wait to purchase tickets to the The Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival, Wine & Dine for the Arts. The Gala is already sold out and not many tickets to the Slider Slam are left! The fundraiser takes place January 14-16 in varying Downtown locations. Learn more.


Art Organization's Winter Fundraiser Underway

Grand Street Community Arts is holding their winter fundraising campaign, with a goal of raising $27,000 by the end of the month. Learn more.

Event: Celebrate Downtown Spa's Anniversary

Tantrums Spa Boutique, a Downtown business offering manicures, pedicures, hair styling, and more to children 17 and under, is celebrating their first anniversary on January 2. There will be live music, a photo booth, refreshments, and deals on some services. Learn more.


Albany Center Gallery Puts Out Call for Art

The Albany Center Gallery is seeking artists to submit for possible selection in a satellite show for the "NYS Great Places and Spaces" event being held at the New York State Museum in January 2016. Learn more.

Fall/Winter Downtown Digest Now Available

Read all about businesses that have opened or expanded in Downtown, new residential conversions that are changing the landscape of Albany fastest growing neighborhood, and much more in our new Fall/Winter 2015 Downtown Digest. Read Digest.

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