Autumn in CapNY: Finding the Fun in Fall

For many, Fall is a time for tradition, nostalgia and change. We welcome the new season by saying farewell to Summer and breathing in those first chilly breaths of Fall. Often, those breaths energize us into participating in our favorite Fall activities; the activities we look forward to all year long.  Great Adirondack Corn MazeContinue reading “Autumn in CapNY: Finding the Fun in Fall”

Making the Move from North Carolina to CapNY: A Career Transplant Story

If you follow Forbes on social media, you might’ve noticed that they recently posted a study by Niche that ranked Albany as the #4 best places in country to be a young professional. CapNY is booming with potential, opportunity, & young professionals from all over the world are making the move to our Upstate NYContinue reading “Making the Move from North Carolina to CapNY: A Career Transplant Story”

CapNY Healthcare Professionals Taking the Lead

The Healthcare Cluster lays the foundation for CapNY’s vibrant economy, accounting for one in eight jobs regionwide. Major employers within the cluster include three major hospital systems as well as several health insurance companies. One of those hospital systems is St. Peter’s Health Partners, a member of Trinity Health. We had the honor of interviewingContinue reading “CapNY Healthcare Professionals Taking the Lead”

Summer in CapNY: Albany Weekend Getaway Itinerary

Summer has officially arrived! Embrace the season with a weekend getaway or staycation in Albany County. Book a trip to Albany to experience the area’s exciting culinary scene, go on a high-flying adventure, explore the Hudson Riverfront and much more. Keep reading for a weekend itinerary to discover Albany this summer.   This blog post is presented through aContinue reading “Summer in CapNY: Albany Weekend Getaway Itinerary”

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”

Juneteenth in CapNY: 4 Changemakers Paving the Way

“Juneteenth is important because it is the beginning of our history.” – Lashawn Hawkins, Founder of the I Can Breathe and I Will Speak organization in Fulton County New York CapNY Celebrations June 19th. Many Americans know that date as Juneteenth, a federal holiday that acknowledges and commemorates the legal ending of slavery in theContinue reading “Juneteenth in CapNY: 4 Changemakers Paving the Way”

3 Popular Indoor Spectator Sports Experiences in CapNY

Nothing gets me more hype than going out to support a local sports team…sports bring people together and I love watching the CapNY community come together to cheer our very own talent on! No better way to spark up some CapNY pride than with sports. Here are three sports teams you can enjoy all yearContinue reading “3 Popular Indoor Spectator Sports Experiences in CapNY”

Thriving in CapNY: Women in Digital Gaming

CapNY offers a level up for those looking to break into the gaming space. Jobs in game design, character development, software, and so much more are plentiful with 24 studios (7 large, 17 indie) calling the region home. An Industry BOOMING Many have produced games of our childhoods such as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater asContinue reading “Thriving in CapNY: Women in Digital Gaming”

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”

Making an Impact: 3 Black Entrepreneurs in CapNY

Despite systemic barriers in place for marginalized communities, there are countless thriving Black-owned businesses in CapNY. Many use their resources to pay it forward, bettering the communities around them. Leaving a Legacy Whether it’s by combating poverty through transportation, supporting new business owners from marginalized groups, or creating a gym that welcomes those often leftContinue reading “Making an Impact: 3 Black Entrepreneurs in CapNY”

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