From Indie Albany (which just happens to be celebrating its first birthday today – congrats!): J. Eric Smith rants about “10 Things I Will Not Miss When I Leave Albany,” and, as usual, he doesn’t pull any punches.
From Art Info: Luna Park makes sure that Albany gets some international attention for last week’s way-cool Living Walls: Albany project. And Becki Fuller proves it’s bigtime with a big bunch of cool photos.
From Keep Albany Boring: Robbie Jones offers a very sad farewell to jazz pianist Yuko Kishimoto, who was recently forced to leave Albany and return to her native Japan.
From The Free George: A round-up of “10 Not to Be Missed Fall Festivals in Upstate New York and the Adirondacks” and “The Top Five Haunted Places in the Capital Region”, both by Kate Smith.
From CRUMBS: Andy Gregory sums up the songs of summer with a massive list of Local 518 summertime releases.
From All Over Albany: A photo array offering a rare peek inside Yaddo in Saratoga Springs
From Chronogram, Peter Aaron profiles jazz icon Sonny Rollins.