Retail Owner Positively Impacted by Investments in Downtown

Angelo Maddox - the owner of Fresh & Fly Clothing (13 S.

the Downtown Albany Digest Winter/Spring 2018 Edition is Available Now!

From investing in high-quality resident amenities and planning inexpensive community events, to several new business openings and impressive real estate conversions, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District and its stakeholders are showing their commitment to our neighborhood in a big way. Significant investment is happening throughout Albany's Central Business District as we all work together to activate our streets and encourage everyone to live, work, and play in downtown Albany.


CoLab is a membership-based coworking and events space in downtown Albany that offers creative individuals seeking a non-traditional work environment a functional space equipped with key resources to focus and inspire ingenuity. A space where innovators, entrepreneurs, engineers, artists, students, and collaborators from all walks of life can work independently, or in groups, to accomplish their goals and achieve success.

Albany Empire VS Washington Valor Playoff Game

The Albany Empire take on the Washington Valor in our home playoff game on July 21 at the Times Union Center! You don't want to miss the biggest game of the season! 

Tickets | $13.00 - $73.00 | Purchase online

Block Party: 3:00 PM (S. Pearl Street in front of Times Union Center)
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Kick Off: 7:30 PM

South End Urban Agriculture Workshop

In partnership with the The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center, the Albany County Land Bank will be hosting an educational Urban Agriculture Workshop geared towards South End residents on Wednesday, June 18, at 153 Grand Street! 

Registration | FREE! | View event on Facebook

If you are interested in learning the basics about how empty lots can become YOUR garden or green space, this is the workshop for you!

We're Hiring! Downtown Albany BID Seeking Part-time Executive Assistant

DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING: Please email a one-page cover letter and resume to for consideration. 

POSITION: Executive Assistant (Part-Time)

Sly Fox Brewing Co. Night

Join City Beer Hall for an evening with Sly Fox Brewing Company; an award winning brewery out of Phoenixville, PA!

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They'll be pouring their Pikeland Pils, Vulpulin IPA, & Alex's Lemon Wheat. Brewers & reps will be onsite giving out tastings, free swag, & hanging/chatting about their beer.

SoCal Brewery Night with Vinyl & Hookah

Featuring Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Stone Brewing and the Capital Region launch of Three Weavers Brewing Company!

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Brunch Pop-Up

Join the City Beer Hall team for a brunch pop-up at Stacks Espresso Bar! They'll be cookin' up fresh, new brunch items for your enjoyment while you sip Stacks specialty coffee.

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New England Clam Bake

Join City Beer Hall for a New England Clam Bake on their back patio!