1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222 +1 518 442 3305
Started in 1844, nearly 18,000 students choose to pursue their research and professional careers at the State University of New York at Albany for a few simple reasons. Its prime location in the heart of New York exposes students and professionals to an international assembly of backgrounds and perspectives; top-notch facilities and resources offer the best in world-class research from global welfare to nanotechnology; and finally, the University at Albany is a haven for forward thinkers and new ideas. Alongside the wealth of promise for students and researchers, the campus itself buzzes with activity for visitors, offering a lush campus. several theatre performances, and high-energy sporting events well-known, not just in the college community, but throughout the state.
267 Union Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 +1 518 584 6200
If you're a fan of the movie Seabiscuit, then it's time to get your head out of the clouds and into 'reel' life! Visit the Saratoga race course where there are facilities for steeplechases and horse racing. The track is only open from late July to early September, so if you're really into horses plan your vacation around this time. The course has eight restaurants so starvation is not something to worry about. Call for schedule updates.
996 Madison Avenue William Randolph Hearst Center, College of Saint Rose Albany, NY 12203 +1 518 227 1485/+1 518 227 1485(Tickets)
Jack's Place is an intimate venue run by the MEISA group of the College of Saint Rose. Known for hosting local indie rock bands, the venue also opens its doors for artists/ bands on tour. The students organize two to three concerts a month, and when they do, a number of students and music lovers flock the house to enjoy the stellar performances. Bands like The Growing Pains, Alta Mira, Nine Votes Short and Drive The Tower have performed here regularly, much to the delight of the rock fans. Call ahead to know more.
1 Empire State Plaza The Egg Albany, NY 12207 +1 518 473 1845 (Box Office)
This stunning oval shaped piece of architecture is located at the Empire State Plaza. Art is what thrives at this venue. Come by to visualize the high energy levels during one of the concerts or other live performances. The venue houses two beautifully designed theaters, which are equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system. Events run throughout the year giving you ample opportunity to appreciate performing arts. And when you are here, take time to see this giant sculpture, which is rooted down to six floors below the earth! Call or fax the Box Office for tickets and find out about the group discounts.
51 South Pearl Street Albany , NY 12207 +1 518 487 2000
The Times Union Center formerly known as The Pepsi Arena, owned by Albany County, plays home to the AHL River Rats, Siena Saints MAAC and Albany Conquest. Formerly known as Knickerbocker Arena, the premier venue displays amateur as well as professional talents. Whether it is sports or entertainment for the entire family, it is all here! The number of seats available can be customized based on the event, and capacity accordingly ranges from 6,000 to 17,500. Come by for some thrill amidst a roaring crowd; after all, this is the venue which has seen the likes of Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion and many others.
108 Avenue of The Pines Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 +1 518 584 9330
The Big Apple has always been 'the' place to catch shows, movies and the most intriguing and exciting of performances. This is one of the mainstays of entertainment and is located in upstate New York. It has been around since 1966. Known for its annual summer festivals and its sublime setting in the woods of the Saratoga State Park it is a haven for all who visit. So if you're in and about New York State in summer make sure you give yourself a chance to check this venue out.
Blue Trail Route 214 Hunter, NY 12442 +1 888 486 8376 (Toll Free)
Love skiing and exploring uncharted territory? Or simply want a breather from mundane urban life? Head to Hunter Mountain for a fun time out! Learn the fine art of skiing. spend time with your family and friends or simply relax at this exotic snow resort. Indulge at the spa or sample mouthwatering delicacies at one of the cafes or eateries after a hard day's skiing session. The snow capped peaks make for a perfect setting for your dream wedding and private events. Check website for more details.
33 Clarence D Lane Road Windham, NY 12496 +1 518 734 4300
Want to go skiing this weekend with friends and family? Spend quality time with your loved ones at Windham Mountain as you unwind and have a gala time out. Go skiing, sample exotic delights or simply relax at this exotic snow haven and let the scenery charm you. You can also avail of special ski lessons for adults and young ones at this resort. Call ahead for varying dates.
Byron Park is located in the heart of Indian Lake. On the banks of the Adirondack Lake, this lush green space is a popular recreational spot among locals. It plays host to an array of family-friendly and community activities like sports tournaments, music festivals, fishing, fireworks and cultural events. Occasional Shakespearean productions in their pavilion are a big draw among literature buffs in the city.
2 Van Buren Lane Schenectady Glenville, NY 12302 +1 518 382 8966
Arrowhead Marina and RV Park is a great recreational spot in Glenville. Located on the banks of the Mohawk River, this lush green space offers 64 sites and excellent facilities. Take in the sights, enjoy a boat ride, camp outdoors, or host a picnic or special occasion, among various activities available. This park lies within proximity of convenience stores, gas stations and pharmacies, while some of their amenities include free wireless internet, cable and restrooms.
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Delaware & Hudson and Albany Evening Journal Buildings
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