It’s the Weekend!

October 7th, 2011, 4:00 pm by Greg

A hundred nose marks on the windshield

What a beautiful weekend! So get out there this weekend and soak up some outdoor fun while you still can.

But first, we’d like to send out a great big thank-you to everyone who dropped by this week to add encouragement, support and, yes, criticism, too. And thanks for helping to spread the word about

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Of course, we couldn’t possibly cover the wide, wonderful scope of offerings around town without a dedicated and devoted bunch of wonderful writers, photographers, artists, tipsters and other assorted enablers who continually enrich us all with their contributions. So a big salute goes out to this week’s community contributors:

J Hunter
Timothy Reidy
Larry Murray
David Brickman
Kirsten Ferguson
Eric Gleason
Rudy Lu
Brian Tromans
Jason Lehr

Please consider adding your name to this list. Just send us something – a review, preview, interview, photo, list, rant, crayon drawing or whatever’s on your mind. Remember, Nippertown is your hometown, and we can’t possibly do this without your help.

Thanks to the fine folks who privided us with cool giveaway merch – tickets, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

EMPAC at RPI, Troy
The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
Ed and Kathy Conway
Higher Ground, Burlington
Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany

And thanks to all of the folks from the area venues and organizations who were gracious enough to provide us with review tickets and/or photo passes for their events:

The Egg, Albany
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs
The Linda, Albany
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy
The Palace Theatre, Albany
A Place for Jazz, Schenectady
Northern Lights, Clifton Park
Pearl Street Entertainment, Albany
WEQX-FM, Manchester
Step Up Presents, Albany

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively.