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Capital Region News
2:17 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Central Ave. Merchants Welcome The Low Beat

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

With longtime Albany music club Valentine’s now shuttered, WAMC’s Dave Lucas reports the scene has shifted across town.

Howard Glassman ran Valentine’s, an important stop for local and indie rock groups, for years before an Albany Med expansion plan spelled the end for the club in December.

"There's plenty of reasons for people to come up this way, and not just to see music. They can come have dinner, and then go see music," said Glassman.

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Business
4:45 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

A Celebration of "Independents"

This week, Albany County and city leaders joined Local First of the Capital Region in declaring a celebration of “Independents.”

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