Impact Downtown Albany

Fort Orange General Store Opens At 412 Broadway

July 21, 2017 – 5:09 pm

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ANNOUNCEMENT PRESS RELEASE  #Albany officially welcomed @ftorangegeneral today. Now open @ 412 Broadway #CapAlbGrants #ImpactDowntown. pic.twitter.com/yZHgnLtC3q — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) July 21, 2017 A popular and wide-ranging soft-goods retail business that closed its doors in early June 2016 has reopened under new ownership at a new location, 412 Broadway, across from […]

Mobile App Creates A New Way to Explore Albany Neighborhoods and Historic Sites

June 27, 2017 – 3:39 pm

Just launched, free mobile app provides a new way to explore #Albany historic sites https://t.co/SH8i2x4M5a #CapAlbGrants #AmplifyAlbany pic.twitter.com/DvqZxXa76U — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) June 27, 2017   Click Here To View The Announcement Press Release A new, free mobile application is now available for iOS and Android that allows residents and visitors to explore Albany in […]

Albany Super Ducks Announces Official Launch Event | June 24th

June 23, 2017 – 6:57 pm

Albany Super Ducks announced that it will begin operations in July, offering a unique tour experience for both Albany residents and visitors. Touring by land and water aboard two 46-passenger amphibious vehicles will give Albany Super Ducks’ guests the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the Capital City. An official launch event scheduled […]

eba Sock Hop Dance Series Finale On June 17 | Amplify Albany

June 13, 2017 – 3:49 pm

.@ebadance Theater Sock Hop Series’ Final Installment Is Saturday 7-10PM. Learn more. https://t.co/ATXInrLkVl #CapAlbGrants #AmplifyAlbany pic.twitter.com/cRBGBO8wUm — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) June 13, 2017 On Saturday, June 17 from 7-10 p.m. the eba Theater will hold its Sock Hop series’ final installment. The Amplify Albany grant program supported event brings an all ages dance music concert series […]

Ride Free This Summer On New CDTA Shuttle Serving Downtown, Lark Street and Warehouse Business Districts

June 6, 2017 – 6:48 pm

  Linking Warehouse, Lark & Downtown business districts @CDTA‘s Capital City Shuttle. Ride free Thurs-Sat 5p-12:30a this summer #AmplifyAlbany pic.twitter.com/z4O70jNI5S — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) June 6, 2017 The Capital District Transportation Authority’s new Capital City Shuttle service will launch June 8 and run through Labor Day. The pilot program will serve Lark Street, Downtown Albany’s […]

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 […]