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Albany Stadium Restaurant & Bar Open At MVP Arena

February 14, 2022 – 2:38 pm

Albany’s All Business It’s fitting that the new restaurant located inside the MVP Arena, home and host to all manner of athletic competitions, has its roots in a relationship forged over tennis. James Anilowski and Wendi Enright, owners of the recently opened Albany Stadium Restaurant & Bar at 51 S. Pearl St., met years ago […]

Albany Is All Business

February 1, 2022 – 3:26 pm

Stay up to date on our news feed, Albany’s All Business. After two years of challenges – from COVID restrictions to labor shortages and supply chain delays – Albany’s businesses have retooled, reimagined, and reopened. From new enterprises to long-standing old favorites, exciting things are happening all over the Capital City. This series will spotlight […]

Featuring Indian and Chinese Dishes, The Mughal Palace Is Welcomed To Albany

January 26, 2022 – 12:13 pm

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the opening of The Mughal Palace, a casual Indian cuisine restaurant at 138 Washington Ave. A new addition to #Albany‘s restaurant landscape, The Mughal Palace was welcomed to Albany today. Mughal Palace owner Tahir Mahmood has been engaged in his self-described “passion” for cooking for close to five […]

Back To Business: The Kenmore Ballroom

October 28, 2021 – 3:48 pm

Though she grew up in Massachusetts and California, Katie O’Malley Maloney has long-standing ties to Albany. In 1998 – then just Katie O’Malley – she was crowned the City’s 50th anniversary Tulip Queen, an experience she says taught her how to be a better leader and left her with a sense of responsibility to make […]

Back To Business: Pizzeria Sapienza

August 9, 2021 – 3:30 pm

The lockdowns imposed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic had a silver lining for some eateries that already specialized in delivery – particularly pizza places, as New Yorkers indulged in comfort food cravings and sought a break from home cooking. But not all pizza places were positioned to benefit from this surge. Pizzeria Sapienza, […]

Back To Business: Overit

July 14, 2021 – 7:53 am

With the coronavirus pandemic waning and the New York economy fully reopened, businesses are trying to figure out what practices and lessons from the past year to maintain and what to jettison in the so-called new normal. That’s the case with the Albany-based marketing and public relations agency Overit. “One of the positives from the […]

Back To Business: Brick House Insurance

July 6, 2021 – 11:09 am

When Andrew and Mckenzie Pope conceptualized Brick House Insurance just over a year and a half ago, they pictured a place where new customers might drop by to discuss policies, existing customers could come in to pay bills and in-person meetings to drum up new business would be standard practice. They found what they thought […]

Back To Business: New World Bistro Bar

June 8, 2021 – 1:03 pm

When New World Bistro Bar re-opened at the end of April, things were very different than they had been when the popular Delaware Avenue restaurant closed mid-January – and not just because of the pandemic.    “Since the pandemic started, we’ve opened, we’ve closed we’ve opened just takeout, we’ve had a few chefs,” said New […]

Back To Business: Capital Region Ujamaa Market

April 19, 2021 – 6:38 pm

The concept for the Capital Region Ujamaa Market predated the coronavirus pandemic, but the health crisis and the economic downturn it caused – as well as a national focus on social justice and equity – crystalized the need for an effort to support and showcase local Black-owned businesses, according to the market’s founder, George Lopez, […]

Back To Business: Capitol District Supply

March 30, 2021 – 1:57 pm

Selling plumbing, heating, kitchen and bath supplies and fixtures is a very hands-on process. Contractors need to come and pick up their orders, residential customers need to come into the showroom to consult with designers and select their preferred products – from cabinets and sinks to toilets, tubs and showers. At least, that’s how it […]