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Albany is located in Albany County, 156 miles due north of New York City in the Central Region part of the state. It lies between Kingston and Glen Falls along Interstate 87 on the banks of the Hudson River. Albany is the state capital. The city's modern governmental complex, construction of which began in 1962, contrasts with its pastoral surroundings along the Hudson River. Albany's notable citizens have included U.S. Presidents Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as well as authors Herman Melville and Henry James. The Albany Urban Cultural Park Visitor Center, at the intersection of Broadway and Clinton avenues at Quakenbush Square, has hands-on exhibits tracing the history of Albany.

Albany is part of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York metro area.

Albany Kripalu Yoga Center | Chauffeurs Training School | Regents College-University Of The State |
Art Albany Auction Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries V & R Italian Ristorante |
History First Church in Albany |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Omni Albany Hotel |
New York Counties Albany County |
Shopping Stuyvesant Plaza Shopping Center |

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03/18 Coming to The area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut" has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!
Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Cummington MA May25-26 All Massachusetts sheep producers and woolcraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event. Camping is available on the grounds for vendors and exhibitors.
Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival Preston CT May30-June2 Strawberry Park is a 160 acre campground nestled in the heart of southeastern Connecticut, in a region of lakes, streams and ocean beaches, conveniently located near all the major points of interest.