Optique Boutique

Optique Boutique has been a leading provider of optometric services and vision care products in the Albany community since 1997. Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come.


Capital Repertory Theatre presents Camelot November 29 - December 24, with previews starting November 25.

Tickets | $25 - $65 | Purchase online

Based on The Once and Future King by T.H. White. Experience the magic and “shining moment” that is Camelot, one of America’s most beloved musicals, created for you in a fresh new staging only possible at theREP!

Small Business Saturday in Downtown

Who's ready to Shop Small? Downtown Albany's locally-owned businesses are gearing up for Small Business Saturday (November 26), and along with great finds at these retailers and restaurants, you can find some fantastic events:

Downtown Albany Scavenger Hunt | Top prize is an overnight at Renaissance Albany and dinner in Downtown.

Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt in Downtown

How well do you know the Downtown neighborhood? Here's a fun way to find out - and maybe find your new favorite restaurant or retailer. Prizes up for grabs are:

The Enchanted Florist Holiday Open House

The Enchanted Florist of Albany will host a Holiday Open House on November 26 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Signature wreaths, locally grown poinsettias, and many more freshly festive delights await you as we begin to ring in the holiday season!

54 Columbia Street | 518.813.4990

Open House at Fifth Tier Baking Studio

The Fifth Tier Baking Studio will hold an Open House on November 26 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Get a special preview during the open house - stop in, check out the shop, and get some delicious goodies. Limited menu items will be available for purchase along with some samples.

54 Columbia Street

Free Coffee Day at Stacks Espresso Bar

Stacks Espresso Bar will host free coffee day on November 17 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Multiple visits are encouraged (as long as you can handle the caffeine).

488 Broadway

Stacks Espresso Bar Opens Downtown Location

It's time to embrace your inner coffee nerd. At the corner of Broadway and Maiden Lane lies the latest location for Stacks Espresso Bar. Open seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Stacks is a place known as a playground for exploring all the fantastic elements that make coffee more than just something to keep you warm. The result? You get to experience different brewing methods, coffee from different regions, and diverse roasters.

Olde English Pub in National Fish & Chips Contest

Downtown's own English pub, The Olde English, is in the running to win a national title for best fish and chips in America. Entered into Old Speckled Hen Beer's 2016 competition, voting is open through November 30 and you can help them take home the title.

Click here to vote.

Siena 1937 Restaurant Week

Eight restaurants. Three courses. $19.37.

The Downtown Albany BID and Siena Athletics have partnered to celebrate the start of a new Siena Basketball season. The first Siena 1937 Restaurant Week offers diners three course meals at eight Downtown restaurants for $19.37, in recognition of the year of Siena College's founding. The event runs from Monday, November 7 through Sunday, November 13, the date of Siena men's basketball home opener against Hartford.