5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences

Here are five art experiences that can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone — solo, on a date, or with your kids. Visit one at a time, or make a day trip out of it! So, get outside and enjoy the summer weather, AND support our amazing creative economy. Summer Exploration! After more than aContinue reading “5 Sizzling CapNY Summer Arts Experiences”

4 Self-Care Ideas for CapNY Singles

Capital Heart Connection always celebrates singledom – but that doesn’t mean it can’t be tough sometimes! Whether you get a little down seeing your coupled up friends on the gram, or maybe you find yourself wishing you had a romantic partner to do some exploring with, or just feeling down due to being stuck inContinue reading “4 Self-Care Ideas for CapNY Singles”

5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass

Last summer, like many avid explorers, I reluctantly respected new travel restrictions.  Temporarily bound to New York State, I needed to make alternative vacation plans.  Thus arose the perfect opportunity to buy an Empire Pass Card and become acquainted with the natural wonders of the Capital Region.  The Empire Pass Open the gates to theContinue reading “5 Great NY State Parks: Empire Pass”

5 Great Places to Visit in Schenectady: A Local Renaissance

Schenectady is undergoing a renaissance! There’s something new to explore every time you pop by. Come explore the craft breweries and distilleries, dynamic restaurants with authentic flavors, and everything in between. Schenectady has become a center for unique boutiques and retail incubators that house local talent. Come see for yourself! Our Top 5 Great PlacesContinue reading “5 Great Places to Visit in Schenectady: A Local Renaissance”

Exploring the Albany Pine Bush Preserve

CapNY is home to one of the rarest habitats in the world – get ready to explore! The Albany Pine Bush Preserve boasts one of the largest inland pine barrens in the world — one of only 20 in existence! A Delightfully Uncommon Preserve in CapNY The sandy stretch of land around the Thruway inContinue reading “Exploring the Albany Pine Bush Preserve”

4 Fantastic Murals: Public Art in CapNY

One of the first things I research before exploring a new area is the city’s best street art. All it takes is one exceptionally talented individual with a vision to turn a forgotten building, a bridge underpass, or an easily overlooked alleyway into a destination itself as an outdoor art gallery. There are so manyContinue reading “4 Fantastic Murals: Public Art in CapNY”