Comfort Inn & Suites
99 Miller Road
East Greenbush, NY 12033
Phone: (518) 479-3217
Fax: (518) 479-3167
99 Miller Road, East Greenbush, NY, US, 12033
- Phone: (518) 479-3217
- Fax: (518) 479-3167
Professional in residence classical music group.
Times Union Center is home to everything entertainment-related. Whether you're a sports fan or are looking to take the kids to 'Disney On Ice', everyone will find something that appeals to their interests. The number of seats available can be customized based on the event, and capacity ranges from 6,000 to 17,500. This venue holds small local events to massive ones in which Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion and many others have performed.
This professional theatre, features productions ranging from classics to new plays.
If you are Downtown and just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the government employees, try Hudson River Way and Riverfront Park. Go for a leisurely stroll, dock your boat, ride your bike, or relax in the 800-seat amphitheater. During the summer, enjoy the Alive at Five Thursday-evening concerts and in fall, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival takes place here. Open since 2002, this park offers plenty of events, a pedestrian bridge, great views of the city and the Hudson plus a chance to get to know the businesses in the lower part of Downtown.
An official NASA 'Space Place', the Henry Hudson Planetarium at Quackenbush Square is located inside the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center. The center holds fun and informative astronomy programs aimed primarily at children, however the education is beneficial to all ages. The programs include a cosmology show and a star sighting above Albany; they are held every third Saturday of the month.
Built in 1931, this former RKO movie theater has provided audiences with thrills off-and-on for nearly a century. After its run as a movie theater, it fell into some disrepair until it was completely renovated in 2003. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and today it showcases a wide variety of musical acts, drama, classic films, comedy, health fairs and other community events. With the renovation, the charming archaic ambiance combined with modernized light and sound systems create a dramatic effect on every performance.
Before downtown Chicago had it's silver 'Cloud Gate', a.k.a "The Bean", architect Wallace Harrison had already perfected the ovoid design with this edifice located in Empire State Plaza. The Egg took 12 years to build, from 1966 to 1978 and unlike the aforementioned Chicago structure, it can hold plenty of people. In fact, as you enter, the hall leads visitors underground into two theaters. The Lewis A. Swyer Theater and the Kitty Carlisle Hart Theater; both seat 450 and 982 people, respectively. The smaller theater hosts various concerts, lectures, and workshops, and the Hart holds a stage for larger productions like musicals and plays. Despite the performance schedule, people really come to see The Egg's peculiar shape inside and out. It truly is a work of absolute wonder in 20th-century architecture.
One part of the architectural wonder called The Egg, the Lewis A. Swyer Theatre joins the Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre in this bizarre edifice. This venue can seat up to 450 guests and every seat offers an intimate view of the stage. The modern light structures and superb acoustics system only add to the stunning performances. For more details and schedule, check The Egg's website.
The Empire State Plaza Convention Center has over 80,000 square feet of conference space for a variety of different events and functions. There is a Convention Hall and seven meeting rooms available for rent throughout the year. Some of the biggest conventions of the year take place here, and you too can schedule it for your event, be it with ten or 10,000 people!
Spectrum 8 is Albany's answer to those who seek independent, foreign and documentary films. Its location in the Delaware Avenue neighborhood only adds more nostalgia to the art-deco building constructed in the 1940's, and it strives to maintain this old-fashioned sentiment in its decor. Despite the retro look, the Spectrum 8 has installed state-of-the-art equipment throughout and it has even added solar panels to the roof in an effort to be more green.
Lakehouse is a modern amphitheater, housed in the Washington Park. Featuring plays, concerts and other art events, Lakehouse hosts variety of events throughout the year. This venue is always abuzz with activities and there is never a single dull moment here. For details, call ahead.
Albany is a major stop for comedians traveling the East Coast, mainly because it's right between Syracuse and Boston. Nevertheless, here at Comedy Works, guests come to see emerging and established comedic talent that is hit-or-miss depending on your style of humor. Moreover, the kitchen serves food until closing so guests can grab a bite to eat while enjoying a night of laughs.