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MAY 19, 2015





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Garden Party Slated for June 12, 2015

The Downtown Albany BID's Garden Party, an event to launch the #captureALB exhibit, is being held June 12, 2015 at Federal Plaza Park. Learn more and register.

Free Program on Small Business Services Tomorrow

Come learn about small business services at this free event taking place on May 20, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at the Coliseum Mall, 153 S Pearl Street. Four organizations that offer help in business plans, financial assistance, marketing, and more will speak. Learn more.

Road Closures for CDPHP Workforce Challenge

The CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge will be held on Thursday, May 21 starting at 6:20 PM. Over 9,000 runners and walkers will participate, and road closures and parking restrictions will begin at Noon. See full traffic alert details.

KeyBank Signs New Lease in Downtown Albany

KeyBank is renewing the lease on its offices in downtown Albany. The bank will lease the 41,000-square-feet on two floors on 66 South Pearl Street. Read more.

Aeon Nexus Holds Grand Opening in Wellington Row

IT firm Aeon Nexus held the grand opening for their new headquarters, located at 138 State Street on historic Wellington Row last Friday. Read the press release and see photos from the event.

First Church of Albany Receives Large Food Donation

The First Church of Albany Food Pantry received over 110 post office totes full of non-perishable food items last Monday, thanks to the Albany County Post Office food drive on May 9. See photos.

Photos: 40 Under 40 Celebration

This year's class of the Albany Business Review's 40 Under 40 was celebrated at the Albany Hilton last week. Were you there? See photos from the event.

Next Fork in the Road Coming June 5

The next Fork in the Road food truck event is headed to Tricentennial Park (Broadway and Columbia) on June 5, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Learn more.

You Liked It: Beautiful Night in Downtown

We snapped this picture last week while we were walking around Downtown one evening - and you really liked it! See photo.

Arts and Entertainment in Downtown

What makes the arts and entertainment scene in Downtown so wonderful? We spoke to people are different organizations to get their answers. Read the article on Pages 5 and 6 in our new Downtown Digest.

Albany Teens' Film Selected for Los Angeles Film Fest

A film produced by Youth FX, a program that's part of Downtown's Grand Street Community Arts, has been selected to screen at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. Read more and learn how you can help send the filmmakers to LA. 

Capital Repertory Theatre's Acting Intensive Returns

Acting Intensive at theREP is back. This year, instructor Leenya Rideout (who played Martha in The Secret Garden) will guide students aged 14-17 in master classes, monologue work, and character studies. The program runs August 17-21, 2015. Learn more.

Dad Fest at Jenning's Landing

The City of Albany announces Dad Fest, a brand new Father's Day event, this summer at Jenning's Landing. Featuring live music, vendors, food, friendly games and competitions, it will be held Sunday, June 21, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Learn more.

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