Impact Downtown Albany

Fort Orange Brewing Planning October Opening

September 11, 2017 – 4:07 pm

Joining the Albany warehouse district’s dynamic cluster of craft beverage producers, Fort Orange Brewing is on track for a mid-to late October opening at 450 North Pearl Street. Fort Orange Brewing will be located within a few blocks of Druthers Brewing Co., Nine Pin Ciderworks, and Albany Distilling Co., which is set to open a retail store and tasting room at 75 Livingston […]

500+ Capital Region Maccabi Games Athletes Welcomed To Albany 

August 25, 2017 – 7:28 pm

The ending of a torch-relay began the opening ceremonies at the Times Union Center to kick off an Olympic-style sporting competition for Jewish teenagers, 13 to 16 years old. Held each summer in North America, the Maccabi Games are the second largest organized sports program for Jewish youth in the world. As part of the competition’s opening […]

New Outdoor Patio Opens For Summer | Albany Distilling Co. Expansion Marks Impact Downtown Implementation Milestone

August 15, 2017 – 9:19 pm

Albany’s warehouse district has a new patio bar. Last month the Albany Distilling Company opened a new patio at its 75 Livingston Ave. location, completing the first phase of a $1 million+ restoration project that will transform the space into a new bar, retail store and tasting room. Work is planned for completion this fall. The new space will feature New […]

Doubling Its Impact Downtown Is Pawsome Expands

July 31, 2017 – 4:33 pm

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District‘s Downtown is Pawsome, its 2017 public outdoor placemaking exhibit, expanded its reach this month beginning its second round of installations. In total the public art project features 20 three-foot-tall sculptures based on Albany’s famous canine resident and local landmark Nipper the Dog. Each is colorfully customized by regional artists and will be […]

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 […]