The Vandy Thrift Shoppe celebrates successful first year in vibrant Beaver Alley
The Vandy Thrift Shoppe, a retail store established by Vanderheyden that provides opportunities for hands-on job experience for individuals Vanderheyden serves with special developmental, emotional, and behavioral needs, is celebrating its first anniversary at 412 Broadway in downtown Albany this Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1.
Men's College Basketball tournament nearly doubles projected economic impact
The economic impact of the Men’s College Basketball Tournament at the MVP Arena on March 17 and March 19, 2023, come in at $6.7 million in direct business sales, nearly doubling the originally projected $3.5 million expected ahead of the games.
Albany County Farmers Market starts July 16
Vendor application open now for the Albany County Farmers Market that begins July 16 outside the MVP Arena.
BeAti Acupuncture Wellness Clinic expands space, services
As client list grows, BeAti Acupuncture Wellness Clinic expands Downtown space and services 
Downtown in 2022-2023 Book of Lists 70+ times
Downtown listings range from among the longest-running family owned businesses to largest office buildings; and businesses to buildings.
St. Patrick's Day in Downtown
Celebrate the holiday with dining specials and events
Call for BID Board nominations
The Downtown Albany BID is seeking nominations for candidates to join the Board of Directors beginning June 2023 and serve three-year terms.
Tea steeped in family history, bottled in downtown Albany
The opening represents the first bottling facility Nani's Iced Tea owner Maria Gallo has operated.
Downtown is Pawsome
The 2019-20 Downtown is Pawsome public art installation has concluded. While some of the sculptures have now found their "fur-ever" homes, a number of the pieces will remain in publicly accessible Downtown locations.
Downtown Wayfinding RFP
RFP Released for Downtown Wayfinding





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