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The Golden Travel Guide to the Best of Albany NY

The New York State Capital and neighboring Schenectady and Troy, Albany has grown from a Dutch settlement into a city with high tech influences. Residents and visitors alike have fun in all four seasons. Albany boasts entertainment events, historic venues, upstate culture, and shopping and medical centers. We are conveniently accessible by plane, train, and car. Albany - perfect for all types reasons.

Best Restaurants in Albany NY

Yono's Restaurant - French / Asian
25 Chapel Street Albany, NY 12210
Yono's has been Albany's premiere World Class restaurant for over 25 years. Owned & operated by Chef Yono, Donna & Dominick Purnomo, the intimate, elegant split level dining room is a recreation of the original Yono's on Robinson Square, elegantly appointed with warm colors, bronzed mirrors, large fireplace, crystal chandelier, and floral displays. Chef Yono Purnomo presents an innovative menu of blending French Technique, Asian Influence & American Ingredients. Award Winning Chef Sommelier Dominick Purnomo offers a wine list with some 1000 labels representing every major wine growing region in the world. Let the Yono's 4 star service staff anticipate your needs, while you experience luxury and elegance of a bygone era. Located adjacent to Yono's, is dp An American Brasserie, a decidedly more casual alternative.
Angelo's 677 Prime - Steakhouse
677 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
Angelo's 677 Prime, is the flagship restaurant from Mazzone Hospitality and restaurant entrepreneur Angelo Mazzone. Expect an unforgettable New York steakhouse experience through our chef-driven cuisine, world-class wine program and unparalleled hospitality. While USDA PRIME steaks anchor the menu, innovative seafood creations ranging from crudos to Uni also standout along with modern takes on traditional steakhouse classics, followed with whimsical, over the top desserts. An international wine list of over 500 selections which we can help narrow down for you with our in house Sommelier. If wine is not your style - the bar at 677 Prime also offers a selection of tempting specialty cocktails, a variety of martinis and an enviable collection of whiskeys and single malt scotches. We invite you to chart your own course - pop in for a cocktail and a bite at the bar or join us for the evening and explore items from every section of our menu. Whatever suits your mood, we welcome you to enjoy the exhilarating energy that is 677 Prime.

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Albany's Best Events

The Egg
Center for the Performing Arts Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
The Empire State Plaza's Center for the Performing Arts, simply named for its shape, was built to accommodate many events and performances for all the people of New York State. The Egg houses two theatres, the first seating 450 is used for chamber music concerts, cabaret, lectures, multimedia presentations, solo performers and educational programming. Second theatre with seating up to 982, features larger productions including musical theatre, dance and music concerts. It has become an icon of New York's Capital District due to its unusual shape and central location.
Erastus Corning Tower
5 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Located in downtown Albany, the tower is the tallest skyscraper in New York State outside of the City. Consisting of 44 floors, an observation deck is located on the 42nd floor that provides expansive views of Albany, the Hudson River and the surrounding area. The tower houses the State Department of Health and the State Office of General Services.
Tulip Festival
State and Lodge Streets, and all over town, Albany, NY
Annual festival featuring over 150 different kinds of tulips, fine arts exhibits, live music and entertainment. Held in Washington Park and usual scheduled on Mothers Day weekend, the festival encourages family participation with kidzone fun activities like facepainting, rock climbing wall, trapeze artist and a unique, puppet show for the whole family.



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