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JULY 21, 2015





Edge Exhibit
Albany Center Gallery
July 24, 2015
Noon to 5:00 PM | Free

Parish Public House
July 24, 2015
9:00 PM

Murder for Two
Capital Repertory Theatre
July 25, 2015
3:00 PM & 8:00 PM

Cinderella G2K
Palace Theatre
July 25, 2015
2:00 PM | Free

We Are Harlot
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
July 26, 2015
7:00 PM

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Ribbon-cutting Marks New Populations Trends in Downtown

There's a major transformation underway in downtown Albany. Even though it's something that's been happening for more than a decade, there's a visible sign of ongoing progress. Read more.

Deep Pile Driving Starting Today at Convention Center

Long steel beams will be driven deep into the ground to support the structural steel and concrete foundation beginning today and lasting through October. Learn more.

Kinderhook Bank Hosting Open House This Wednesday

Kinderhook Bank will host an open house on July 22, 2015 at their 39 N Pearl Street location. Being held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, stop in for beverages from Dawn's Victory Sports Café, tour the branch, meet the team, and enter to win a raffle prize. Learn more.

Job Fair This Week for Renaissance Albany

The Renaissance Albany Hotel will be holding three job fairs this week, on July 23, 24, and 25, 2015 at various locations. Available positions include the front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, security, and engineering. Learn more.

Red Light Cameras Being Installed

Red light cameras are being installed this month at 20 intersections in Albany, one of which will be in the Downtown Albany District (Madison Avenue and South Pearl Street), as a move to increase public safety. Read more.

Brendan Cox Confirmed as Albany Police Chief

Brendan Cox won the unanimous backing of city lawmakers on Monday to become Albany's next police chief. Read more.

Pearl Palooza Lineup Announced

Free concert Pearl Palooza returns to downtown Albany on September 12, 2015. The lineup, announced Monday, includes Matisyahu, The Moth & The Flame, Wild Adriatic, and Better By Morning. Read more.

Album: Your #captureALB Photos

You've been sharing some great photos of our #captureALB frames placed throughout the District. They feature your friends, family, selfies, and even dogs and horses. We've put together an album of photos the community has shared so everyone can enjoy them. See photo album and learn more about the exhibit.

Hospitality Grant Application Available Now

The application for the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Hospitality Grant Program is available online now. The mission of the grant is to support Albany County's hospitality industry by funding programs that will help build and sustain tourism, destinations, and other tourism-related activities. Learn more.

Albany Hospitality Summit Video Online

Video of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Albany Hospitality Summit is now available online. You can watch the full presentations, or highlights. Watch videos.

Private Banking, Wealth Management Services Expanded

Berkshire Bank has expanded its private banking and wealth management services in Albany through the addition of three experienced managers. Read more.

Riverfront Jazz Festival Schedule Announced

The schedule for the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival has been announced, and includes The Joey Thomas Big Band, Kate Davis, and Booker T. Jones. The event takes place at Jennings Landing on September 12, 2015 from 1:00-9:00 PM. Learn more.

Albany Devils Name Premium Giveaway

For the first time ever, Albany Devils fans can get their hands on a Mr. Potato Head premium giveaway. Learn more.

Video: Stretch Therapy Available in Downtown

It's beneficial for people in all occupations and age groups - and now you can schedule your Fascial Stretch Therapy session right here in Downtown. In this video, Lauren Culyer explains the benefits and shows you how it works. Watch video.

Dollars and Sense in Downtown

Historically a banking hub for the region, downtown Albany is seeing the resurgence of financial institutions - from Kinderhook Bank expanding into Downtown to SEFCU opening their headquarters here. Read more on Pages 4 and 6 in our new Downtown Digest.

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