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Done Deal

According to All Over Albany Ravens Head Brewing has officially moved on.  They have purchased the Cohoes Armory and will be starting their business in a more suitable location. The residents of the Triangle wish them the best of luck. … Continue reading

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Exactly!

Keep Albany Boring sums up the recent news about Ravens Head Brewing, rather nicely. As much as it may pain those involved to admit it, the cost of rehabilitating St. Joseph’s Church, the cost of maintaining the Church and the cost … Continue reading

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Ravens Head Makes an Offer in Cohoes

Ravens Head Brewing has made an offer on the Cohoes Armory.  Citing parking issues, the cost of necessary abatements and neighbor’s concerns, Ravens Head has moved onto pursuing a location in Cohoes. As residents of the Triangle will attest the Armory is … Continue reading

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All Over Albany Article

All Over Albany  has an interesting article up about Ravens Head Brewing and their quest for another location. “Ravens Head Brewing has yet to hear whether the Albany BZA will approve a required variance for its proposed brewery/restaurant at St. Joseph’s, … Continue reading

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Interesting News

Group wants to turn Jillian’s into a Church! As the Times Union points out, “the idea stands in stark contrast to a debate playing out less than a mile away, where some residents of the Ten Broeck Triangle neighborhood are … Continue reading

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January 23rd BZA meeting cancelled

Some thought that the BZA would make their decision regarding St. Joseph’s Church tomorrow night, but it looks like we will all have to wait a little while longer!  From City Hall: CITY HALL TO CLOSE AT 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23RD … Continue reading

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BZA Meeting Tonight

The monthly Board of Zoning Appeals’ meeting is tonight and there is a chance the Board will make its decision regarding the Ravens Head application.  Residents are encouraged to go to the meeting, although it is unclear whether there will … Continue reading

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City Council Passes Resolution Against Brewery

Last night the common council passed a resolution 10-1 opposing the Ravens Head Brewery proposal, citing its conflict with our quiet residential neighborhood.  You can read the Times Union article here.  Again at the meeting, Historic Albany Foundation put forward the idea … Continue reading

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Editorials

Many editorials on the Church have now been posted in the TU. Here is the list: Brewery Falls Flat, published December 14, 2012, Jenna Hecker. Saving Buildings Saves City’s History, published December 13, 2012, Bill Brandow. Letter: Buildings trump parking lots, published … Continue reading

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Perspective

The Wall Street Journal just published this article which seems pretty timely for the current debate.  It is about how churches are being converted into homes all across the US, with success! As the article states, “[a]rchitects have found creative ways to … Continue reading

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