As our northeastern version of summer took its time arriving, the Family Chow got a bit impatient and decided to seek out ways to get into the mood of long sunny days spent lounging by cooling bodies of water.
Charitable group under Albany Symphony Orchestra fights to keep music alive in area schools
The gift of music leaves a lasting impression on those who receive it.
Local author to sign books at Stuyvesant Plaza
Did you know a female kangaroo is called a flyer?
The Troy Children’s Chorus has quickly become an asset to the Collar City
The Troy Children’s Chorus will wrap up the school year with the final performance of the spring at the First United Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m.
The Family Chow visits La Empanada Llama in Albany
More and more these days, the Family Chow is finding ideas for new culinary adventures from the increasingly independent, teenage-half of the family.
Summer camp is a time for kids to be kids again
Summer camp is one of the few places that allows kids to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature.
Local attraction is re-opening founder’s original tour after more than 100 years
Guy Schiavone has been an employee of Howe Caverns for more than a dozen years, and even he got excited over the prospect of walking through the attraction’s newest tour.
Cold weather did not dampen turnout for annual event
The Town of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation Department hosted its “Egg-stravaganza” event Saturday, April 11, at Elm Avenue Park. The main attraction, an egg hunt, featured more than 2,000 colorful plastic eggs placed across three areas at the park.
Triple Threat dance team prepares for Worlds competition in Orlando
The Dance Worlds championship is just a week away, and the Triple Threat All Stars’ dance team is working to perfect its routine.
Secret veggies they'll enjoy
Rainbow Smoothies are magical. This is because they are a delicious blend of fruits, mixed with a bit of veggies that you can’t taste.
Annual event highlights child and parenting resources in the area
Has your child ever wanted to meet Captain America, Thor, R2D2, or Darth Vader? They can do that and much more at the Hannaford Kidz Expo Saturday, March 7, at the Empire State Plaza.
Snow is on the ground, and more is in the forecast, but miSci has relief planned for those opposed to the cold.
New Albany Institute exhibits showcase America’s Pastime
What do Brian Sweeney and Babe Ruth have in common? Both of them are featured in a new, three-part baseball exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art.
Watermelon heart kabobs & Valentine's Fun Dip
A heart healthy recipe for Valentine's Day your kids are sure to enjoy.
A review of Persian Bite in Schenectady
While browsing the internet for our next Family Chow food adventure, we came across a new restaurant that offered “a place where we may learn from one another by sharing stories of love and friendship." We were intrigued by the mission statement, along with the chance to sample an unfamiliar cuisine.