Looking at the Future of Rivers Casino, Schenectady

02-07-2018

One year into the opening of the Rivers Casino, the impact on the average Schenectady resident is largely undetermined. Watch the finale of the three part series and click the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Looking at the Future of Rivers Casino, Schenectady.”Spectrumlocalnews.com, 7 Feb. 2018, spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/capital-region/all-in/2018/02/08/rivers-casino-schenectady-future-outlook. 

Rivers Prompts New Construction, Development in Schenectady

02-06-2018

A year after Rivers Casino opened its doors, Schenectady has seen a number of development projects, and there’s still more to come. Barry Wygel has an in-depth look at the impact on infrastructure. Watch the second part of Spectrum’s three part series by clicking the link below: Wygel, Barry. “Rivers Prompts New Construction, Development in […]

Rivers Casino plans fireworks for Labor Day

08-17-2017

SCHENECTADY — Labor Day, a holiday typically commemorated with a day off work for many and a little else, will be marked by fireworks at Rivers Casino & Resort this year. The casino announced on social media Wednesday its plans to launch fireworks over the Mohawk River on Sept. 3, as an end-of-summer celebration. The […]

SummerNight draws 20,000-plus, highlights Schenectady’s progress

07-17-2017

Schenectady SummerNight 2017 drew more than 20,000 people to the city’s downtown district Friday night, flooding State Street with revelers from throughout the Capital District who came to watch Blues Traveler perform and a fireworks display at the annual summer block party. Schenectady County District 3 Legislator Cathy Gatta said the event, now in its 10th […]

Cuomo unveils new Schenectady train station design

07-14-2017

As the old Schenectady Amtrak station came crumbling down Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped in the city to tout the $23 million structure that will replace it. Joined by state and local officials, Cuomo highlighted recent positive developments in Schenectady, saying a new train station is part of that. The station has been due for […]

Mallozzi family opening another Schenectady dessert shop

07-07-2017

A new dessert option will be available shortly in downtown Schenectady as the Cocobar opens its doors. As the name suggests, the emphasis is on chocolate, and a floor-to-ceiling glass wall will allow visitors to watch the treats being prepared. The little dessert shop is the latest venture of the Mallozzi family, next door to their […]

Down by the water: Eat, drink, relax on lake or river

05-28-2017

Yes, the ocean is only four hours away. But this summer, why not get your water therapy close to home, on a lake or a river? Mohawk River The Water’s Edge Lighthouse Restaurant 2 Freeman’s Bridge Road, Glenville 370-5300, thewatersedgelighthouse.com, Facebook Less than two miles from downtown Schenectady, Water’s Edge is a popular urban oasis overlooking the […]

Sneak Peek of Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor Project

05-26-2017

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — In about three months, Schenectady’s newest waterfront property will likely be busy with moving vans. The Mohawk Harbor project is nearing completion on its aggressive timeline, meaning that its 209 high-end apartments will be available for rent by the end of summer. Along with the living quarters, around two dozen retail and […]