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Albany Rail Trail, revisited

I’ve been on the Albany Rail Trail four times now, trying a different portion each visit to see the whole span. First time I checked out the Delmar area. Second the Vorheeseville area. Third time I parked near Slingerlands. Most … Continue reading

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Golden Cue Billiard Lounge, Albany

I always loved playing pool in college and out at bars. As I moved away from the party scene, I have played less and less, but always missed the game. The Golden Cue Billiard Lounge [1048 Central Ave, Albany, NY … Continue reading

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Chester’s Smokehouse, Albany

It was just another Friday evening. We successfully made it through the week and all of our groceries. Hunger strikes and the age-old question is asked, “what’s for dinner?” Over the past few months there has been quite a bit … Continue reading

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The 300 Grill, Albany

For months we watched the little brick storefront beside the Lion Heart say, ‘opening soon.’ To be honest, I didn’t expect much. I never do for the ventures on and around Lark Street for some reason. The restaurant opened, and … Continue reading

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Historic Champlain Canalway, Halfmoon Hike

Bike, jog, or walk your way back through history. One day this trail will take you from Lake Champlain at Whitehall to the Erie Canal at Waterford, over 60 miles. Today there are 7 miles open to the public connecting … Continue reading

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A trip to South Carolina & Georgia

March is probably my least favorite month in New York. Cold and snow are expected in December, January, February. By March, we’re over the hump of winter and you let your guard down when you get a few warm spring … Continue reading

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Sage Estates, Menands Hike

The days are getting blissfully longer. It’s once again possible to go out for a walk after work with some sunlight! To spice up the weekly routine it’s always fun to try out a hiking spot with a new view. … Continue reading

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