Category Archives: Albany

Druthers Brewing Company, Albany NY

After a solid hike there is nothing I want more than mac and cheese. It’s pure comfort, and Druthers [1053 Broadway, Albany NY] does it right. They’re excellent with comfort food and feel in general. On an early evening weekend … Continue reading

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Eggy’s Place, Albany

Down in Sketchville, the industrial blackhole of downtown Albany, is a food car called Eggy’s Place [1 Erie Blvd Albany, NY 12204]. Believe Eggy when he claims he has the best egg sandwich anywhere. He does. There is nowhere that … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 518, Albany

Look for the red lamp and ring the bell. While the circumstances may have changed since the 1920s, human nature hasn’t. Everyone likes to be in on a little secret, such as the Speakeasy 518 [42 Howard St, Albany, NY … Continue reading

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Lark and Lily, Albany

I love Center Square and strolling down Lark Street, but when it comes to dining…I wouldn’t sort so many of the restaurants in this part of town into the romantic category. Not too long ago the wine bar on the … Continue reading

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Hill St Café, Albany NY

This is the place to get the pizza, beer, and watch the game. Whichever game it is you want because there are many TVs (15!!) with all of the games that could conceivably be on! Hill Street Café [180 Madison … Continue reading

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Bonobo Café, Albany NY

Bonobos are seriously interesting primates, watch a documentary if you ever get the chance. I can’t even imagine how many times I’ve passed by the Bonobo Café [174 Madison Ave Albany, NY 12207] over the past eight years and with … Continue reading

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Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site

I may in fact live in a bubble. I arrived at Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site [32 Catherine St, Albany, NY 12202] and I was totally surprised to see it was packed! The hourly tour that was rolling around was filled, but … Continue reading

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