No Quarters? Pay with Debit/Credit Card or Phone at Lucky Cat Laundromat


Get ready for some good clean fun. A new high-tech laundromat has opened in Downtown, and it offers customers the ability to skip scrounging for change and instead pay with a debit or credit card, or right from their smart phone.

Where Things Go | Sculpture by Paul Mauren


Albany Center Gallery will host the exhibit Where Things Go, featuring 12 wall sculptures by Paul Mauren, from October 7 - November 4. The opening reception will be October 7 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

Exhibit and opening reception free and open to the public.

Lucky Cat Laundromat Grand Opening


Get ready for some good clean fun! Join the Downtown Albany BID, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, and Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy as we officially welcome Lucky Cat Laundromat to Downtown on October 13 at 2:00 PM.

This high-tech laundromat offers the ability to pay with a debit or credit card, or right from your phone.

We look forward to seeing you at the grand opening - but no need to wait to see the facility for yourself, it's up and running now!

The Heavy Pets


The Heavy Pets will perform at The Hollow Bar + Kitchen on November 10 with Gang of Thieves. Doors at 8:00 PM, show at 9:30 PM. 18+ show.

Tickets | $12 advance, $15 door | Purchase online

Albany Center Gallery Finds New Home in Downtown


Albany Center Gallery, the Capital Region gallery at the forefront of showcasing local and regional visual arts for 40 years, has announced it will relocate to the historic Arcade Building, concluding a two-year-long process to find a new location. The 75,000 sq. ft. building, owned by Fairbank Properties, recently completed a $10 million renovation that includes 60 new apartments. In addition to ACG, the Arcade is also home to the second location for Stacks Espresso Bar. The Gallery will occupy approximately 2,050 sq. ft. of space.

Giant Jenga Tournament


The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is hosting a Giant Jenga Tournament on October 6 beginning at 7:00 PM.

Winner will get two free tickets to the Founders Beer Dinner being held on December 7.

79 N Pearl Street

Bryan Brundige Trio


Bryan Brundige Trio will perform at Wellington's on October 7 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Stop in for an evening of jazz, dinner, and drinks!

144 State Street

Times Union Center Job Fair


The Times Union Center will be hosting a job fair on October 6 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The event will take place on the mezzanine level of the atrium in the meeting room above the soon-to-be Johnny Rockets restaurant.

In preparation for a busy fall and winter, arena officials will be looking to fill the following part time positions:

SMG Positions:

Security Guards  

URHP Reads - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl


The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence will host the program Underground Railroad History Project Reads - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl on December 9 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Join in the conversation about Harriet Jacobs’s narrative, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. A powerful description of the life experiences of a women enslaved. We will focus on the chapters 36-41.

URHP Reads - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl


The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence will host the program Underground Railroad History Project Reads - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl on November 11 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM.

Join in the conversation about Harriet Jacobs’s narrative, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. A powerful description of the life experiences of a women enslaved. We will focus on the chapters 31-35.

Light refreshments will be served.