While Hoxsie clips pictures out of Google books for his own entertainment, Paula Lemire is doing actual research, and has done a tremendous service by identifying the grave of the last documented slave at Schuyler Flatts, a woman named Sibbie.
Since the ghost signs on the back of the R.B. Wing building facing Liberty Street proved so popular, why not […]
The backs of buildings are sometimes as interesting as the fronts, and in Albany’s case, the backs of the row […]
Recent entries brought up the question, “what the heck was ‘Sturgeondom’?” An 1869 article in the Albany Morning Express quoted […]
Edgar S. Van Olinda, old time columnist of old times, told us that rowing in Albany began in earnest with […]
Last time we featured a little bit on the old Albany waterfront and the prominence of rowers of various sorts […]
Rowers are one of the great sights on the Albany waterfront, and they’ve been part of the scene for a […]