Carm Basile receives 2023 James M. DiNapoli Award
Carm Basile, CEO of Capital Region Transportation Authority, was presented with the 2023 James M. DiNapoli Award at the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District’s Annual Meeting
Three free, outdoor event series announced
The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District announces the return of State Street Yoga, Bites Camera Action, and Tunesday this spring and summer.
Albany Ambassadors in Downtown
Visitors to our District are now receiving additional help finding our shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations, thanks to the BID's partnership with Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. 
Clinton Market Collective construction begins
Located across from the Albany Skyway at Clinton Avenue between Broadway and N Pearl Street, this transformative project will turn an underutilized plot of land into a space featuring pop-up retail, signature events, installments by local artists, and much more.
Volunteers sought for Downtown Earth Day Cleanups
Volunteers are being sought for the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District's Earth Day Cleanups taking place Saturday, April 22, 2022.
Your Downtown guide to Mother’s Day gifts
Mother's Day (May 14, 2023 for those who are unsure) is coming up quickly, and Downtown restaurants and retailers are here to help you honor these wonderful women.
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 





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