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Bike Tour the City’s New Murals!

CDPHP Cycles bike program is offering up a bicycle tour of the new Capital Walls mural project art works on Saturday with openings for three hour tours starting at 11 am and 3 pm. Visit eventbrite.com to register. Riders will start out from Albany Center Gallery at 488 Broadway; a second set of tours will […]

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Looking for South End Improvements

Capital Neighbors, Albany’s quarterly city newspaper, has two key stories in their free spring issue that highlight problems in their city’s red ex program for identifying blighted properties, and the effects that and other policies are having on downtown real estate values. There’s even a step-by-step action plan for ways of moving beyond challenges of […]

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Albany YMCA to close; South End Options Limited

The Capital District YMCA posted a letter to its members in its North Albany branch on Wednesday announcing that in light of the sale of its building to the Albany School District for use as a new middle school, it would be pursuing “a new multi-faceted approach to enhance services to serve more children in […]

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Troy Gun Buyback A Success

The Times Union reports that a gun buyback program held in Troy’s Dept. of Public Works parking lot on Thursday brought in 71 firearms. The event was sponsored by the Troy mayor’s office, the Rensselaer County district attorney’s office, the Troy African American Pastoral Alliance, Bishop Norman Macklin of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, and […]

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A New Era for South Campus Center

The Capital South Campus Center on Warren Street, where one of the Lincoln Towers once stood, will henceforth be managed by Capital Region BOCES instead of Trinity Alliance, the South End’s legendary social welfare agency. Albany Housing Authority supplied the building, pays the utilities and ensures that various organizations come together in the space, with […]

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Another Chain Store Abandons South End

Abandonment of Albany’s South End neighborhoods by major corporations continues with the early November closing of a Stewarts’ store on Morton Avenue, not long since Rite Aid pulled out from its franchise on South Pearl. Augmenting the two losses is the shifting of the state DMV offices on South Pearl, which are moving to Central […]

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A Word from Our New Executive Director

Greetings, My name is Ta-Sean C. Murdock and I am a resident of the City of Albany. It is such an honor and a pleasure to be addressing you the community as the new Interim Executive Director of Grand Street Community Arts. I grew up here in the City of Albany and truly believe that […]

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Tune in to WCAA 107.3 FM

107.3 FM WCAA-LP is excited to announce its second year of broadcasting! Being on the air has allowed local artists, youth, activists and neighbors to have a voice in Albany. WCAA serves as a platform for the community to perform, entertain, become involved in the arts, inform the public and encourage personal growth and our own neighborhoods’ activism… and we’re […]

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