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WAMC File Photo

Whenever it’s safe for spectator sports to come back, arena football is returning to Albany.

L to R: front row- Legislator Wanda Willingham, Legislature Chair Andrew Joyce, County Executive McCoy, ASM Global General Manager Bob Belber, Legislator Carolyn McLaughlin; back row- County Clerk Bruce Hidley; Legislators Merton Simpson & Bill Ricard
Mary Rozak

Times Union Center in downtown Albany is marking its 30th anniversary — and looking for a new sports tenant.

Katelyn Ohashi
Courtesy of the Aurora Games

The first Aurora Games wrapped up last night in Albany. The women’s sports competition will return in 2021 and 2023.

Twenty years after the city’s top arena football moment, ArenaBowl 32 is coming to Albany Sunday.

MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor with Albany County Executive Dan McCoy
Composite photo Dave Lucas / WAMC

It’s one of the biggest tourism weeks of the year in Albany: the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball tournament is under way.

WAMC photo illustration by Dave Lucas

Albany County’s comptroller says the county should consider selling the Times Union Center.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Despite the abrupt cancelation of Friday night's celebration at the Times Union Center, officials say the downtown Albany venue is doing well financially.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The finishing touches are being put in place on the Times Union Center's $19.6 million renovation.

Composite Image by Dave Lucas

Six months after the city’s minor league hockey team departed, arena football is returning to Albany for the first time since 2009. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was at Tuesday’s announcement at the Times Union's Hearst Media Center.

The Albany Capital Center is 75% finished...
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A major development in downtown Albany that has taken years to come together is getting close to opening. Reports were given an exclusive glimpse inside the Albany Capital Center today. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas took the tour of what's shaping up to be a main attraction for the area.

Hospitality Summit Update event photo.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

As the massive Albany convention center project construction continues, officials presented an update on downtown Albany and its business scene this morning.