It’s the Weekend!

November 30th, 2012, 4:28 pm by Greg

Nipper! (Photo of Nipper in an eyeglasses store on West Broadway in Manhattan by TL Stone)

Photograph by TL Stone

After a long week, now it’s officially the weekend. It’s time to get out there and enjoy the weekend festivities of your choice. And, yes, there are plenty of options…

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

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:

Larry Murray
J Hunter
Rudy Lu
Timothy Reidy
Joel Patterson
Pete Mason
TL Stone
Johnny Salk

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 provided us with cool give-away merch – tix, CDs, downloads and other swag – for the faithful Nippertown readers:

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy
The College of Saint Rose’s Massry Center, Albany
Mills Entertainment, Saratoga Springs
Dellarocca Booking, Albany
Proctors, Schenectady
EMPAC at RPI, Troy
Valentine’s Music Hall, 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:

Valentine’s Music Hall, Albany
The Foundry for Art Design + Culture, Cohoes
Lake George Arts Project, Lake George
The Bearsville Theater, Woodstock
Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ

Thanks for keeping Nippertown alive… and lively,

Sara Ayers
Greg Haymes