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Work Is Under Way On Second Quackenbush Parking Garage Mural

May 25, 2017 – 4:39 pm

Work is under way on a second Quackenbush Parking Garage Mural in downtown #Albany >>> https://t.co/seG4rCwPGB #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/JYqQ9j0IkI — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 25, 2017 The Albany Parking Authority has teamed up with Albany Center Gallery and the Albany Barn once again, with support from several other partners, to create a second mural on downtown […]

Doubling Its Impact | Downtown Is Pawsome Exhibit Expanded

May 22, 2017 – 9:25 pm

Artists Announced, @AlbanyBID‘s ‘Downtown Is Pawsome’ | https://t.co/6pVDw8hSAH Exhibit expansion supported by #AmplifyAlbany #CapAlbGrants pic.twitter.com/YRMOifff5B — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 22, 2017 Last month the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District announced Downtown is Pawsome, its 2017 public outdoor placemaking exhibit. The public art project will feature 20 three-foot-tall sculptures based on Albany’s famous canine resident […]

Small Cafe Signals Major Growth in Sheridan Hollow | The Hungry Hollow

April 28, 2017 – 4:45 pm

  .@TheHungryHollow‘s grand opening marks a significant milestone in the revitalization of #Albany‘s Sheridan Hollow: https://t.co/GvpJjBDPst pic.twitter.com/ejZPujqhrc — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) April 28, 2017 Marking a major milestone in the emerging neighborhood—The Hungry Hollow—a new restaurant that has been under development for four years celebrated its grand opening today. Located on Sheridan Avenue and Dove […]

Click Here For Information On Our Grant Programs

April 20, 2017 – 12:00 am

Capitalize Albany is currently accepting applications for its Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program and Amplify Albany Grant Program. The Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program can assist businesses interested in establishing a new downtown Albany storefront location and can assist those already existing in core downtown areas with exterior improvements. The Amplify Albany Albany Grant Program aims to attract more […]

Call To Artists | Lark Street Banner Competition

April 18, 2017 – 3:35 pm

Read more in the announcement press release The Lark Street Business Improvement District announced its Lark Street Banner Competition and is currently accepting designs from local artists online through April 28th. The top three designs chosen in the competition will be displayed on 24″ x 48″ banners to be installed in strategic locations throughout the […]

Fort Orange General Store Returns to Albany At 412 Broadway

April 12, 2017 – 7:53 pm

Click Here To View The Announcement Press Release A popular authentic and eclectic soft-goods retail business that closed its doors in early June 2016 will be staying in Albany and reopening this spring with a new location and owner. The Fort Orange General Store was recently purchased by Schuyler Bull and the new owner is in […]

Albany Distilling Announces Expansion | A Key $1 Million+ Investment Strengthening The Connection Of Downtown Albany & The Warehouse District

March 17, 2017 – 7:11 pm

A $1M+ @AlbDistCo investment. Expanding w/new bar/tasting room @ 75 Livingston Avenue. An #ImpactDowntown milestone project. #CapAlbGrants pic.twitter.com/N7hcFjBorN — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) March 17, 2017 The Albany Distilling Company, Inc., Albany’s first licensed distillery since the beginning of prohibition, announced they will expand into a new facility at 75 Livingston Avenue as part of a […]

Crafting Revitalization In The Albany Warehouse District

March 10, 2017 – 4:36 pm

.@NEDADevelopment #CraftingRevitalization Exciting evening, panel w/@DruthersBrewing @AlbDistCo @CapAlbanyCorp @AlbanyCentral @EcoDevTroyNY pic.twitter.com/D4AeAJJkj1 — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) March 9, 2017 Since the 2012 passage of New York Farm Brewery legislation and continued support from Governor Cuomo, the number of craft breweries in New York more than tripled between 2012 and 2017. Today, craft beverage producers across the state […]

Albany Improv Festival Coming To Downtown In April | Amplify Albany

March 9, 2017 – 8:37 pm

On April 22nd starting at noon and heading into April 23rd, Albany Improv will be hosting its 2nd annual Albany Improv Festival in downtown Albany at the Pearl Street Pub (59 N. Pearl Street). With Amplify Albany grant assistance, Albany Improv was able to expand the festival this year into a two-day event by bringing in […]

Albany Capital Center Opens With More Than 60 Events On 2017 Calendar

March 1, 2017 – 9:35 pm

With its official ribbon cutting and opening on March 1, the Albany Capital Center has already booked 62 events in its first year that will occupy 101 days on the calendar and 3,750 hotel room nights. Of the events, 77 percent will be new bookings for Albany. Marking the completion of the downtown Albany convention […]