Category Archives: Rensselaer County

Troy Kitchen

Another hip spot on the scene in Troy, and this one is a real crowd pleaser: Troy Kitchen [77 Congress St, Troy, NY 12180] has something for everything. Enter and decide on why you are here, are you heading to … Continue reading

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Sunhee’s Farm Kitchen, Troy

A hip and welcoming spot offering comforting Korean fare, Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen [95 Ferry St, Troy, NY 12180] is a great place to try the cuisine for the first time. The etsy looking décor is simple, clean, and cheerful. … Continue reading

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EMPAC at RPI, Troy

Most of the time I go to a venue to experience the performance. The first time I went to see a performance to experience a venue was at EMPAC [Intersection of 8th St & College Ave, Troy, NY 12180], and … Continue reading

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Deli & Brew, Troy

I took a few classes at Hudson Valley Community College to satisfy undergrad deficiencies for my Masters Degree. Learning sure can make you hungry and I would come off campus around lunch time and look longingly at the nearby Deli and … Continue reading

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Chez Mike, East Greenbush

I found a strip mall superstar! Chez Mike [596 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061] may be in the middle of a suburban Hannaford Plaza, but no one was cooking at home this night – the place was packed! Without … Continue reading

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Crailo State Historic Site, Rensselaer

There are many unfamiliar sounding words used for names of places in New York. We’re particularly accustomed to them near the Capital Region, for example: Rensselaer, Kinderhook, Voorheesville, and Crailo. Have you heard of Crailo? In Dutch it means Crow’s … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Upstate NY: Bennington, Saratoga, Ticonderoga

Bennington Battlefield [Intersection of Route 67 + Caretaker’s Road, Walloomsac, NY 12090] The battle between forces of British General Burgoyne and militiamen under American General Stark clashed in Walloomsac NY in August of 1777. The British intended to gain American … Continue reading

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