20 Years of Serving the Downtown Community

The Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) celebrated 20 years of serving the Downtown community at its Annual Meeting held June 1 at the Palace Theatre. The event served to commemorate the District’s transformation, announce the Board’s new Board Members and Officers, and brought together current and former BID Board and staff members, property and business owners, and elected officials.

Day of Discovery | Renaissance Albany

Renaissance Albany will host the Day of Discovery event on June 16 starting at 5:00 PM.

Enjoy complimentary live music from MIRK and the Stockade Kids, live art with Tony Iadicicco, and local food and drinks from ama cocina, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen, Speakeasy 518, Albany Distilling, dp An American Brasserie, and more.

144 State Street | 518.992.2500

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church

The history of Catholicism in Upstate New York revolves around the history of Mary's Church in Albany. Even before its official incorporation on October 6, 1796 as "The Roman Catholic Church in the City of Albany," the site of this present church was blessed by the presence of St. Isaac Jogues, who as a prisoner of the Mohawk Indians, crept away from his captors from the Dutch barn which stood near this present church. In 1805, Dr. O'Brien, pastor of St. Mary's, having been transferred to St. Peter's in New York City, received St.

First Church in Albany

Welcome to the historic First Church in Albany. Since 1642 we have been in ministry in the heart of the city, with the city in our heart. As the oldest church in upstate New York, we are deeply committed to the mutual care of our community and to the needs of our neighborhood.

The First Church in Albany is part of the Reformed Church in America, a mainline Protestant denomination and one of the oldest active denominations in North America with a continuous ministry since 1642.

First Day of Summer Celebration

90 State Events will host a first day of summer celebration on June 20 from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. The Mighty Summer Mixer features food, drinks and music.

$10 suggested donation benefits the Ronald McDonald House.

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2016 Albany Auto Show

The 2016 Albany Auto Show will take place November 4 - 6 at the Times Union Center.

Show hours:
Friday | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday | 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Adult admission is $9.00 (includes facility fee) and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. Special admission discount on Friday - all day, only $5 (“$5 FRIDAY.”) Tickets can be purchased at the Times Union Center Box Office, charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000, online at timesunion.com and ticketmaster.com, and all ticketmaster outlets.

Albany All Stars Roller Derby

The Albany All Stars Roller Derby will take on the Hellions of Troy at the Times Union Center on June 4. Doors at 6:00 PM, event at 7:00 PM.

Tickets | $15 adults, $5 children 4 - 12, Free for kids under 4 | Purchase online

51 S Pearl Street

Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show: Nick Vatterott & Amber Nelson

Capital Repertory Theatre hosts Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show featuring Nick Vatterott & Amber Nelson on June 11 at 8:00 PM. Doors open at 7:30 PM.

Laugh to a fresh mix of the best up-and-coming comedians, with TV credits from Comedy Central and beyond, at the Capital Region’s premier alternative comedy room. Pretty Much the Best Comedy Show includes a feature act, a host, and a guest comedian to make up nearly 2 hours of comedy entertainment on theREP’s legendary stage.

Dali After Dark | Free Live Music

Cafe Dali Mamma presents Dali After Dark - live entertainment each Thursday from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.

41 State Street (main entrance on Broadway) | 518.443.2233

Bate Papo and Brazilian Brunch

Cafe Dali Mamma will host a Brazilian Brunch with chef Ellie Markovitch on June 18 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Menu includes:
café-com-leite (coffee with milk)
pão de queijo (cheese bread)
beiju de tapioca (tortilla of manioc flour)
bolo de fubá (yellow corn cake)
rabanada (french toast)

41 State Street (main entrance on Broadway) | 518.443.2233