CapNY Road Trip to Lake George in Spring Time

Lake George — the “Queen of American Lakes” — is one of the crown jewels of the Capital Region . A road trip to this destination is a great opportunity to take in the beauty of the lake and the first stirrings of spring. You’ll enjoy vast history, trails and beautiful architecture all along theContinue reading “CapNY Road Trip to Lake George in Spring Time”

Explore Downtown Schenectady: What’s New & Hot in the Electric City

Schenectady is experiencing a vibrant economic renaissance with a wave of hot new businesses setting the city abuzz. From innovative eateries to cutting-edge boutiques, these establishments are reshaping the local landscape and contributing to the city’s growing reputation as a hub for entrepreneurship and creativity. Gabby Fisher here! As a homeowner and entrepreneur in Schenectady,Continue reading “Explore Downtown Schenectady: What’s New & Hot in the Electric City”

Cohoes: A CapNY City The Nation is Watching

“One groundbreaking achievement that stands out is the floating solar array on the water reservoir, a project that makes Cohoes the first in the nation to generate 100% municipal electricity while offering 40% surplus energy to the school district. This has not only been environmentally conscious but also instrumental in promoting Cohoes on a nationalContinue reading “Cohoes: A CapNY City The Nation is Watching”

Exploring New York’s Capital Region with Your Furry Friend: Dog-Friendly Parks, Trails & Restaurants

Part 1: Albany, Schenectady, Troy If you’re a dog owner looking to explore this beautiful region with your four-legged companion, you’re in for a treat. From scenic parks and hiking trails to charming restaurants and cafes, there’s no shortage of dog-friendly activities and eateries in this area. In this article, we’ll guide you through aContinue reading “Exploring New York’s Capital Region with Your Furry Friend: Dog-Friendly Parks, Trails & Restaurants”

How to Spend 48 Hours in CapNY

CapNY offers the perfect blend of small city charm and rustic nature. The region is a vast area that ranges from the foothills of the Catskills to the foothills of the Adirondacks, and in between those 90 miles are cities, towns, countrysides, forests, mountains and lakes, all with their own unique flares. Photo: Samascotts GardenContinue reading “How to Spend 48 Hours in CapNY”

CapNY Eats: Independent Korean Restaurant Spotlight

It wasn’t that long ago in the CapNY where you would either have to have a Korean friend or personally know a Korean family to enjoy Korean Food in Upstate NY. ..(no longer)! Photo: Bon Vivant Photographe, Seoul Korean Restaurant They’d invite you over for a sit down style family meal consisting of white rice,Continue reading “CapNY Eats: Independent Korean Restaurant Spotlight”

5 of Gabby’s Favorite CapNY Coffee Shops

Everybody knows I love where I come from. CapNY is home for me and I want to see it shine. I spend a lot of time exploring the nooks and crannies of this region, always on the hunt for new, small, local businesses with character. Coffee culture is a huge part of my life, andContinue reading “5 of Gabby’s Favorite CapNY Coffee Shops”

The Authentic CapNY Guide to Speakeasy Bars

Ever find yourself in the mood for some swanky, jazzy vibes to transport you back a hundred years or so? Luckily for us, CapNY is home to some actual bootlegging legends (check out @bootleggerbungalow on Instagram, you won’t be disappointed). We’re also home to entrepreneurs who know just how to leverage our rich history intoContinue reading “The Authentic CapNY Guide to Speakeasy Bars”

5 Amazing CapNY Latin-Owned Restaurants

Welcome to our celebration of Latin-owned restaurants in CapNY! Schenectady-based, Honduran-born artist Oscar Bogran and I (Maureen Sager, Executive Director of ACE) explored a range of restaurants that are deeply inspired by Latin American heritage and culture. We tried things we’d NEVER dreamed of eating, and met amazing women who are running successful businesses andContinue reading “5 Amazing CapNY Latin-Owned Restaurants”

Charming CapNY Towns on the Outskirts

Centuries before automobiles emerged as the singular mode of transport, the Industrial Revolution exploded upward from its epicenter of Manhattan, through the waterways that carve the landscape of Upstate New York. As a result of this rapid expansion, mill towns popped up along the creeks and streams that branch from the Hudson River. Plan yourContinue reading “Charming CapNY Towns on the Outskirts”