Cafe Hollywood is one of the hippest cafes by day and clubs by night on Lark Street. This unassuming spot is a popular hangout, thanks to its nifty decor and their "White Trash Menu," featuring delicacies such as Ramen and Twinkies.
Elda's On Lark serves fine Italian cuisine in the heart of the vibrant district known as Lark Street. Only open for dinner, you can choose from a list of homemade pastas (like tortelloni, ravioli and panzerotti), steak, veal and seafood dishes. You can also have something to eat at the bar or have your next office function or dinner party catered by Elda's. Buon appetito!
This family-run business on Lark Street has been around since 1976, selling their freshly roasted coffees and promoting local musicians with Thursday-night live performances. Downstairs is the café where you can get Belgian waffles, pastries, Italian sodas, smoothies, over sized Ruebens and all sorts of coffee drinks that are all homemade. Upstairs is the retail store where you can find the Daily Grind blends as well as all the coffee accessories you might need to make the perfect brew at home. Bring your laptop and hop onto the free Wi-Fi while sipping your drink.
3260 State Route 28 Old Forge, NY 13420 +1 315 369 6411
If you have had enough of icy outdoor adventures, head indoors to the Arts Center of Old Forge to view numerous exhibits of paintings and sculptures by local artists in their 27,000-square foot (2508-square meter) facility. There are rotating exhibits of artistic medium ranging from pastels to classic quilts. The Arts Center does not host solely artwork, but also has performances by touring musicians, live radio broadcasts and local theater productions for children of all ages.
131 Colonie Center Colonie, NY 12205 +1 518 489 8505
The Regal Cinemas at the Colonie Center provide a fantastic movie experience at their state-of-the-art facilities. All projections are Digital Light Processing (DLP), so you are assured the best possible viewing of your favorite Hollywood or indie flick.
1349 Central Avenue Colonie, NY 12205 +1 518 459 4120
Kurver Kreme has been an Albany favorite since 1953 thanks to its loyal customers that return summer after summer for delicious soft serve ice cream and loaded hot dogs. There is an overwhelming menu of Signature Sundaes, thick milkshakes, Boston Shakes, Italian Ice, ice cream floats and great hot dogs with meat sauce. Can't decide? You can bring home a pint or quart, or order an ice cream cake or pie to indulge in later on. Make sure that you come early in the evening to avoid the post-dinner rush, but worry not - the four windows can run through lines in a jiffy. Located near the Colonie Center in the suburb of Colonie.
204 Route 17B Monticello, NY 12701 +1 845 794 4100
Since 1958 Monticello Raceway has offered equestrian harness racing, and it remains a popular pastime for Catskills residents to this day. Together, the grandstand and clubhouse maintain a capacity for a total of 5,000 racing fans. The half-mile track features races all year long (weather permitting) from Sunday through Thursday. Later in the week, the track is reserved for special events. The new casino on the premise is a great way to spend an afternoon with table games, slots and fine dining. In the coming years, expect the place to grow with the addition of a luxury resort and spa. Check website for schedule listings.
356 Villa Roma Road (off Route 52A) Callicoon, NY 12723 +1 800 533 6767(Toll Free)/+1 845 887 4880
At Villa Roma, a longtime family resort in the Catskills, there are a variety of fun things to do at night. The cocktail lounge Marty's, located on the lobby level of the hotel, is open nightly; it features a casual atmosphere in the early evening and DJs and house bands later on at night. In addition, the Club Forum at the resort has a stage with live performances-schedules vary, so call ahead for details. Villa Roma also offers golfing, swimming and skiing in season.
19 Clinton Avenue Albany, NY 12207 +1 518 465 3334
Walk into this former RKO movie theater of Albany for total entertainment in the Capital Region. This popular venue is known for showcasing a wide variety of music shows, drama, classic films and comedy. After a lot of renovation and restoration, patrons have loved every experience at this splendid theater. The charming ambiance of this 2844 seat capacity theater and the modernized light and sound systems, overall, create a lasting impact of every performance. Home to the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the scintillating performances by these musical talents is worth watching. So come by to enjoy a bit of every field of art in this spacious venue.
Elda's On Lark serves fine Italian cuisine in the heart
of the vibrant district known as Lark Street. Only open for dinner, you can choose from a list of homemade pastas (like tortelloni, ravioli and panzerotti), steak, veal and ...
Kurver Kreme has been an Albany favorite since 1953 thanks
to its loyal customers that return summer after summer for delicious soft serve ice cream and loaded hot dogs. There is an overwhelming menu of Signature Sundaes, thick milkshakes, ...
Dunkin' Donuts, the popular Canton, Massachussetts based donut and coffee
shop, is known for their faithful following of donut lovers around the Northeast. You can get single donuts, six packs or a dozen along with a box of coffee ...