Summer season will include productions of AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ and MATILDA

Albany, N.Y. (April 13, 2021) — Playhouse Stage Company will return to Washington Park for a Park Playhouse summer musical theatre season starting in July. The 2020 Season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting regulations on performance venues.

Playhouse Stage will be implementing safety policies and procedures in strict adherence to recommendations and regulations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State Department of Health, and other county and municipal agencies. This includes strictly enforcing attendance capacity based on State orders. Currently, outdoor…

Self-guided driving tour presented by Discover Albany and the Albany Public Library

ALBANY, N.Y. (April. 12, 2021) — Discover Albany, Albany County’s convention and visitors bureau, has partnered with the Albany Public Library to present the ‘Albany History Race: Beers Through the Years’ on Saturday, April 24. This Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt will bring participants on a self-guided driving tour of Albany’s historic breweries. The hunt was inspired by Albany Ale Projects historian Craig Gravina’s summer “Neighborhood Brew Tour series.”

Beginning and ending at Quackenbush Square, teams of up to six people will race against the clock to reach each…

The clinic will open for vaccinations on select days over the next two months

SOUTH NORWALK, CONN. (April 2, 2021) — Bow Tie Cinemas, in partnership with the city health department, has agreed to allow the City of Norwalk to utilize the lobby of its Ultimate Regent 8 Cinema at 64 N. Main Street in South Norwalk as a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

“Everyone at Bow Tie Cinemas is pleased to be able to assist in this much needed effort to bring vaccines to as many people as possible as quickly as possible,” said Ben Moss, owner and CEO of Bow…

Production of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change to be first to welcome back audiences since pandemic related shutdown.

COHOES, N.Y. (April 1, 2021) — Playhouse Stage Company will open its doors to live audiences with a production of the musical revue I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change set to be staged at the Cohoes Music Hall from April 30 through May 9.

Playhouse Stage will be implementing safety policies and procedures in strict adherence to recommendations and regulations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York State Department of Health, and other county and…

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 31, 2021) — Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery, has announced its 2021 release of Cidre Rosé.

Nine Pin’s Cidre Rosé blends the modern world of New York craft cider with old world methods of rosé wine making.

Nine Pin co-ferments a unique combination of Samascott Orchards apples, and the skins and juice of New York grown grape varietals: Concord, Traminette, Chancellor, and Noiret from New York vineyards. The integrated fusion of these local ingredients results in a full-bodied flavor profile with complex grape aromas.

“There’s nothing better to celebrate the warmer weather with than…

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 30, 2021) — Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery, has announced its Sixth Annual Warehouse Earth Day Clean-Up District on Sunday, April 25.

Nine Pin invites the community to volunteer in a neighborhood clean-up. To participate, show up to Nine Pin’s tasting room at 929 Broadway, Albany starting at 10 a.m. Each volunteer will be supplied with clean-up gear provided by the City of Albany’s Department of General Services. Participants will be divided into teams to tackle different areas of the Warehouse District. Clean-up will end at 1 p.m. when all volunteers will be invited…

Award-winning Waveshark Jetboard earns 2021 Product Design Red Dot Award

SAN MATEO, CALIF. (March 30, 2021) — The WaveShark Jetboard, the innovative, electric surfboard that touts an industry-leading 60 k.p.h. top-speed, has been awarded Best in Product Design by Red Dot for 2021.

The WaveShark Jetboard was designed for high- speed watersport adventures in mind. In addition to its top speed, the WaveShark Jetboard touts a boost time at just three seconds — demonstrating WaveShark’s commitment to delivering the finest in jetboard power and performance.

WaveShark products also feature portable, modular designs that are perfect for the seasonal trips of…

Fundraising efforts aim to give restaurants their “biggest tip ever received”

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 15, 2021) — Two Buttons Deep (“2BD”) have launched their newest fundraising project, “Big Tip Energy,” providing financial support for restaurants throughout the Capital Region. For the next 10 weeks, 2BD will visit a Capital Region restaurant and start a 24-hour fundraising effort to help collect the biggest tip the restaurant has ever seen and deliver it to them the following week.

The project, sponsored by CDTA, debuted earlier this month beginning with La Capital Tacos in Troy. The initial goal of $250 was quickly surpassed…

Virtual conference will feature key environmental leaders, decision makers, and elected officials focused on how sustainability, resilience affects all aspects of civic life

ALBANY and TROY, N.Y. (March 4, 2021) — The Future of Small Cities Institute, founded in 2020 by award-winning author Reif Larsen, in conjunction with the University at Albany and the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will virtually host the Sustainable Futures Conference from April 27 to April 30, 2021.

“Sustainability is a multidimensional concept that touches upon all aspects of our society — housing, health, food, jobs, transportation, design, justice…

Nine Pin has collaborated with Samascott Orchards, Harvest Spirits Distillery and Crown Maple to produce a truly unique cider: Maple Apple Jack

ALBANY, N.Y. (Mar. 1, 2021) — Nine Pin Ciderworks, New York’s first farm cidery, releases a new flavor of cider as part of their limited release can series called Maple Apple Jack. The newest edition to the continuously growing line up of ciders was made possible by collaborating with three Hudson Valley businesses including Samascott Orchards from Kinderhook, Harvest Spirits Distillery from Valatie and Crown Maple from Dover Plains. The four-way collaboration features apples from Samascott orchards fermented…

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