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Looking for a ‘Mafia-Friendly’ Bar in Upstate to Watch Bills/Pats? The Best are Right Here!
Looking for a ‘Mafia-Friendly’ Bar in Upstate to Watch Bills/Pats? The Best are Right Here!
The NFL Playoffs kick-off this weekend, and these next two weeks are my favorite of the entire season; it's like March Madness for the NFL.  We have games on Saturday, Sunday, and even Monday night this weekend. For many in the Capital Region, and throughout New York state, all eyes will be on the Bills versus Patriots clash on Saturday night in primetime, 8:15 pm on ESPN. It...
East of Buffalo, Here are the 5 Best ‘Bills Backers’ Bars in Upstate New York
East of Buffalo, Here are the 5 Best ‘Bills Backers’ Bars in Upstate New York
We did a poll on our WGNA Facebook to try and find the best sports bar in the Capital Region where the game is always on, and Bills fans can feel welcome.  It turns out, there are quite a few places including Albany, Clifton Park, Troy, Colonie, Malta, Saratoga, and Hudson Falls and we think we have found the 5 best Bills Backers Bars west of Buffalo. ...
Were Shunned Sailors Banished to a ‘Red Seat’ Aboard the USS Slater in Albany?
Were Shunned Sailors Banished to a ‘Red Seat’ Aboard the USS Slater in Albany?
A vital and historic piece of World War II history sits in her glory, restored and anchored in the waters of Albany's Hudson River.  The USS Slater DE 766 in fact, is the only ship of its kind to remain afloat in the entire USA.  But until recently, nobody talked about why one of the seats inside the ship is painted red, yet all others are painted black.  What's the seedy story behind the "re
13 Classic TV Commercials the Capital Region Will Never Forget
13 Classic TV Commercials the Capital Region Will Never Forget
We remember the jingles, the catchphrases, and the celebrities who starred in them. These are 13 Classic TV Commercials the Capital Region Will Never Forget. I'm a sucker for Capital Region nostalgia and every now and again I go down these rabbit hole searches to find anything uniquely exclusive and retro when it comes to the 518.  Recently I started searching on YouTube for old, vintage, and clas

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