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5 Things You’ll Understand If You Live in the Capital Region

Every Region has its things.


Stewarts in Halfmoon credit: Marissa
Stewarts in Halfmoon credit: Marissa
1

Stewart’s Is Your Go-to for Most Everything

 
 

If you haven’t discovered Stewarts’ iced coffee yet, you haven’t LIVED. Who knew this hidden gem would become a staple in our lives? Then there’s the ice cream, snacks, and even toothpaste. What would we do without these trusty corner shops?

 
Credit: Google
Credit: Google
2

Out-of-Towners Mispronounce Your Town’s Name

 
 

If you live in the Capital Region, odds are you have to correct your friends and family on how to pronounce your town’s name — Coxsackie, Cohoes, Schodack, Voorheesville, the horror! Albany isn’t even safe — you’re bound to get the dreaded “Alebany.”

 
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3

You Look Forward to Hearing Steve Caporizzo Say ‘Thundastorm’

 
 

This one can’t just be us. Maybe we’re biased because Cappy is ‘GNA’s beloved meteorologist, but even though he’s delivering news of bad weather, we just love hearing him say it — thundastorm!

 
Cate Gillon, Getty Images
Cate Gillon, Getty Images
4

A Wild Turkey Sighting in Colonie Is Inevitable

 
 

Especially around the Pine Bush! If you take a drive down Kings Road or Curry Road, you’re likely to come across a rafter of turkeys. (Did you know a group of turkeys was called a rafter? Neither did we!)

 
Credit: Google
Credit: Google
5

You Can’t Get Too Attached to a New, Hip Restaurant

 
 

Yikes… we’ve already seen plenty of Capital Region eateries close their doors in 2017 and it’s only March! We’re not trying to be pessimistic but… we miss Noodles & Co. :(

 

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