Tech Valley High students are the driving force behind the staging of ‘Mulan’
When most people think about Tech Valley High School, they think about students studying science, technology, engineering and math. While this is true, it’s not just STEM learning that is going on at the TVHS campus in Rensselaer.
School plays offer entertainment, showcase talent
This weekend, prepare to take a journey with a mischievous cat, cheer for a take on America’s favorite pastime, witness a man’s morally questionable rise in business, and groove to a royal exploration of popular music.
Books offer a taste of spring
Great reads for the month of March and beyond.
March Maple Weekends are an annual tradition
For two weekends in mid to late March, maple fans can watch, learn, explore and, most importantly, indulge in all things sugary sweet made from maple sugar.
Time to eat your greens
Here’s one recipe we love, and it goes perfectly with corned beef, which fits in with a little St. Patrick’s Day taste testing fun.
Fine Irish fare at Finnbar's
Finnbar’s occupies a building on the corner of Broadway and Williams Street that has a long history of hospitality from a turn of the century hotel, to a brewery to several iterations of tavern/saloon/bar.
Free event at Empire State Plaza features cool costumed characters, live shows, vendors and more
The Blums are the typical American family ... two kids, jobs and a house in Upstate New York. That is, until the weekend comes and the family transforms into the bad guys from “Star Wars.”
Pizza night is always a fun treat for the family, but deciding what type of pizza to order can be tricky if one has younger children who are picky eaters.
Bar-Risto is warm, welcoming
Our most recent Family Chow mission led us to a relatively new restaurant in Schenectady – Marotta’s Bar-Risto on Union Street.
A rosebud in winter
When serving this treat at school, I often bring a garden of flowers with one stemmed stick for each child and extra fruit so that they can continue to skewer more themselves.
The Victorian era sets the scene for living history presentation
Sue McLane was born in a time of poodle skirts, bobby socks and beehive hairdos, but one look at her and you would think she just stepped off the Titanic.
Slingerlands man’s skills land him a dream job at Boston Legoland Discovery Center
Ian Coffey, who was working for the New York State Senate, will now spend his days building Lego displays.
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"Sesame Street Live!" will be at The Palace Theatre in downtown Albany from Jan. 31-Feb. 2, and Capital District Parent Pages is giving readers a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets.
Old-world charm a little tired
Although it is already December, the Family Chow wanted to keep the Oktoberfest spirit alive with a trip to the Spa Brauhaus restaurant.