5 Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, nestled in upstate New York, is not just a destination for horse racing enthusiasts and mineral springs aficionados—it’s also a haven for families seeking memorable adventures. From outdoor excursions to cultural experiences, Saratoga offers a plethora of activities that cater to visitors of all ages. Here are five family-friendly things to do inContinue reading “5 Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Saratoga Springs”

Uncovering Watervliet’s Hidden Gems: Exploring the Charms of a Historic CapNY City

Nestled along the Hudson River, Watervliet may be small in size, but it’s big on charm and history. Often overshadowed by its larger neighbors, this quaint city in CapNY is home to a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. From historic sites to culinary delights, Watervliet offers visitors a glimpse into itsContinue reading “Uncovering Watervliet’s Hidden Gems: Exploring the Charms of a Historic CapNY City”

5 Romantic Spots in CapNY

Valentine’s Day is in the rearview, but why can’t we celebrate love all year long? No matter the season, the Capital Region has some of the most romantic spots for a date night with your special someone! Schenectady Central Park Rose Garden While you may think of this as a strictly summer activity, the CentralContinue reading “5 Romantic Spots in CapNY”

From Ohio to CapNY: A Transplant Story

Alex and Sam both grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Ohio State University. Alex graduated with a degree in chemical engineering, and Sam with a degree in public affairs journalism, from Ohio State in 2021. After graduation, Alex had secured a job offer with Regeneron, and Sam didn’t have a job,Continue reading “From Ohio to CapNY: A Transplant Story”

Celebrating Pride Month in CapNY: 3 Leaders Who Make it Happen

Pride Month is recognized around the world, to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. It takes place every June, in honor of the historic June 1969 Stonewall Uprising, which helped kickstart the Gay Rights Movement. It’s a month not just to celebrate, but to remember, to honor, to raise awareness, and to support. This June, there wereContinue reading “Celebrating Pride Month in CapNY: 3 Leaders Who Make it Happen”

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”

CapNY Eats: 5 Droolworthy Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants

The plant-based food industry has boomed in recent years with myco-protein chik’n and beet burgers that bleed, branded with names like Beyond and Impossible suggesting we’re scaling new heights. Hello, Meatless Mondays The pandemic only sharpened growth with renewed interest in health conscious eating, efforts to reduce animal consumption (hello, meatless Mondays), and awareness ofContinue reading “CapNY Eats: 5 Droolworthy Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants”

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”