Monthly Archives: February 2014

Capital Wine and Spirits

Friday night. Wine testing. Free. Sounds like a date! My guy and I are at a point where the party scene is no longer enticing for the typical Friday night, but we often stroll down Lark Street between 6pm-9 and … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Machismo

Cheesecake, Valentines Day, perfect excuse to indulge. The name is Cheesecake Machismo. (Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake) If you have not been here, you do not know what you’re missing. Go here, now, if you can. This is one of Albany’s … Continue reading

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The Library

I am so thankful I have rediscovered the library. So many people spend so much money purchasing an e-reader or buying books, and I don’t mind support authors once in a while, but the library is so free! It allows … Continue reading

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New York State Museum

The New York State Museum is one of my favorite places. (Picture from the current ‘Weather’ exhibit) In the winter it is a warm refuge, and in the summer it is air-conditioned oasis. It is a fantastic place to bring … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Albany has got some great history! It happens to be one of the oldest cities in the United States. There are many places to learn about the Dutch heritage of the area. Some free fun places to look are Albany’s … Continue reading

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Scotia Cinema

I’m very particular about where I see my movies. When there is talk about the Great Depression people usually note that they would go to the movies to forget about life for a while. I think it is such a … Continue reading

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Cardona’s

When I moved to Albany I thought I’d never find a deli comparable to my hometown favorites. I was so wrong. Cardona’s on Delaware Ave is so much more than the delis back home. You walk in and are transported to … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Cafe

Food. Hospitality. Environment. I went to Carmen’s Café in Troy and was completely floored. My experience there was perfect! Let me stop gushing. My boyfriend and I went for breakfast. I had flan French toast…need I say more? I will. … Continue reading

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Tang

Art museums interest some, others, not so much. Good thing Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery is in a real prime location. It’s just a few minutes away from Saratoga Spring’s main drag, so the naysayers can stay there if … Continue reading

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Salem, NY

Lovely is the word to describe this sequence I’m about to fill you in on; Head to Salem, NY (no witches to be found here). You haven’t spent too much time in Washington County? Neither had I until recently, until … Continue reading

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