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Photography By: Tim Reidy

After a two-year hiatus, “River Street Expo” (as it was titled), returned to Downtown Troy last year for a resurrection of live music, arts vending, and family fun. At a time when the pandemic was easing, families ventured to the Collar City to enjoy a bit of normalcy at one of the city’s many large […]

Photography: Tim Reidy

Odds are, if you aren’t a New York native, you’ve probably never heard of Troy. Even if you are, there’s a chance you may not have. But, if you’re anything like me (who’d never been to the East Coast at all until three years ago), when you first thought of New York, what you imagined […]

Welcome to the 39th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll Season! The annual Troy tradition kicked off Sunday, December 5, bringing with it some family fun & holiday flair. This year’s stroll is a three-day affair, with remaining stroll dates on Saturday, December 11 & December 18. If you missed attending Sunday’s festivities, go to Troy to […]

I went to Troy today.  I am not  “Trojan”, nor am I part of the “Troyalty”.  I am an outsider. I have been there before, many times, but I am still a visitor.  I know Troy has some problems, as many small cities do…But what I saw today was dancing in the streets, people smiling, […]

Article first appeared in Litreator. Hazel Drew’s lifeless body was found floating in Teal’s Pond in Sand Lake, NY on July 11th in 1908. She was young, attractive, and mysteriously dead. Over a century later her murder is still unsolved. All that remains of her is her gravestone at the Brookside Cemetery in Barberville, NY, […]

On Saturday, Feb. 29th, we held Rock & Remember, a show/send-off for Robert “Pops” Sweeny, one of our own, who we lost in December. People from all the worlds with which his life intersected were in attendance, and it was a warm, and definitely rocking event. Off the Record performed, followed by The Chris Busone […]

We had a great time on Saturday at our “Rock & Remember” event, where we said goodbye to a friend and colleague, Robert “Pops” Sweeny. Off The Record and The Chris Busone Band killed it all day and into the night, and Johnny Rabb, Luke McNamee and Tommy Love lent their talents to bring a […]

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