2.03.2016

Troy downtown happenings for February

Downtown Happenings February 2016

Greetings!
2016 is the bicentennial anniversary of the incorporation of Troy stay tuned to keep on top of all of the amazing events that are happening in our city every month. 

This Spring the BID will be releasing all new maps and directional signage, as well as launching an exciting new website and beautification initiatives. 

Here's to a successful start of the year,

 Your Downtown Troy BID Staff
Troy BID Events 


Friday, February 26, 5:00 - 9:00
 
This month's Troy Night out is in honor of our 10th Birthday! Our first TNO was in February of 2006, and this month we are celebrating the success of this monthly festival. Join us in our celebration, while also honoring Louis Comfort Tiffany, the creator of the infamous Tiffany window which are beautifully displayed around our city. 




The Atrium, 4 3rd Street 
Join us every Saturday morning in The Atrium alongside the Troy Waterfront Farmer's Market from 9:00 to 2:00! The Makers Market is composed of artisans from across our region, selling their unique goods to the patrons of Troy. Come see what they have to offer. 


Save the Date 
your downtown calendar for the next few months 




Member News 


172 River Street   
On Wednesday, January 27 we welcomed American Grit Gallery, owned and operated by Daniel Breen. Breen loves the feel of downtown Troy and decided to open his long time dream of a combined Art Gallery and hair salon at 172 River Street. His breathtaking Americana photographs are framed using refurbished windows, a unique way to make the old new again. Stop in to view his photos and stay for a quick hair cut, this is certainly a business with a bright future. 

Member Events 

30 2nd Street 
 
Thursday February, 4 - Harlem Quartet -
Classical music combined with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers, Grammy Award Winning.
 
Friday, February 5 - Mark & Maggie O'Connor - A product of America's rich aural folk tradition as well as classical music, violinist O'Connor has shaped these influences into a new American Classical music. 
 
Saturday, February 13 - Lady Smith Black Mambazo - Acclaimed all-male chorus celebrates over 50 years of joyous and uplifting music combining intricate the rhythms and harmonies of South Africa. 
 
Friday, February 26-27 - The Bridge Jazz Festival - Two nights of hot jazz, featuring vocalist Nnenna Freelon and guitarist Pierre Bensusan on the 26. 
 
Saturday, February 27 - From Broadway to the Music hall - A collection of popular Broadway favorites like you've never heard before!  The Sound of Music, A Chorus Line, West Side Story, The Lion King, Les Miserable, and Cats are just some of the great music represented in this magical Broadway Choral Collage!
 
Sunday, February 28 - Altan - Traditional Irish music. 








377 River Street 
 
 
Friday, February 5 @ 9:00pm - Acoustic Inc -  Albany-area band that specializes in covers with a twist as well as catchy original tunes!
 
Saturday, February 6 @ 9:30pm - Annie in the Water - a high-energy acoustic/electric jam group that blends rock, reggae, funk, groove, blues, hip-hop and bluegrass.
 
Friday, February 12 @ 9:00pm - The Accents - Capital Region's premier party band.
 
Saturday, February 13 @ 9:30pm - Super 400 - This local trio from here in Troy is sure to put on a great show!
 
Friday, February 19 @ 9:00pm - Holly & Evan with special guest the Bonnie Masons - together they perform blues-based alternative rock tinged with jazz and soul. 





The Ruck's wings for Superbowl
The Ruck
104 3rd St.
 
Order through February, 7th @ 10pm - 
Pre-order your chicken wings for the Superbowl. Call The Ruck at (518) 273-1872 when you would like to reserve your order of their award winning wings!






Superior Merchandise Co. 
147 Fourth Street 
 
This class is lead by Superior Merchan
dise Co.'s Director of Coffee Matthew Loiacono. The class will delve into a history of coffee, general coffee region taste characteristics, how coffee professionals evaluate coffee, what to look for when tasting and will wrap up with a tasting of three single origin coffees. For even more details and to get tickets click here!




Committee Meetings 
 
Stay involved and up to date with BID news by attending one of the monthly committee's. Find out more information on our website. 
 
Fund Development Committee: Second Tuesday of each month, 1:00 pm at Groff Networks (81 4th Street). 
Committee Chair :: Lauren Groff 
 
Marketing Committee: 
Second Tuesday of each month, 9:00 am at Mudaddy Flats (49 3rd Street).
Committee Chair :: Debra Lockrow 
 
Beautification Committee: Second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 pm at The Judge Development Corp. office (255 River Street).
Committee Chair :: Sam Judge 
 
Business Development and Retention Committee: 
Second Wednesday of each month, 8:30 am, meet at BID office (251 River Street) and proceed to restaurant. 
Committee Chair :: Sarah Jermano
 
Special Events Committee:
First Wednesday of each month, 8:30 am at Muddaddy Flats (49 3rd Street). 
Committee Chairs :: Robin McDonough and Dan Frament 







The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District  |  DowntownTroy.org  
251 River Street, Troy New York 12180
 

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