Category restaurants and clubs

RIP Pat Rocco Albany Chef and Artist Extraodinaire

Yesterday (2/24/14), Albany lost a legend – Pat (Pasquale) Rocco, chef extraordinaire and all around mensch.  Pat started out with a small restaurant on upper New Scotland Ave.  Pat  then went on to become  the Executive Chef at the legendary Ambassador Rstaurant – first on State St. and then on Elk St. when it was […]

Echoes of Pine Hills/Madison Ave Albany NY

             

The Paradise Show Boat .. The Floating Night Club

The Paradise Show Boat For three years, the Paradise Show Boat Club was THE place to go in the Capital District.  It booked some of the biggest acts  and exuded a glamour and vitality unique to the 1930’s. The Paradise Show Boat started out as  a 5 masted schooner called the “City of Portland”.   When she was […]