September 11 2018
Creative/Agriculture/Food

Success Story: BGS Helps Albany Distilling Pour More Spirits and Reach New Markets

A fermenting tank at Albany Distilling downtown Albany manufacturing facility.  Founded in 2011, Albany Distilling Company was its namesake city’s first licensed distillery since the start of Prohibition. The distiller’s first product was a bourbon-mash whisky, which was followed by a variety of spirits, including rums and vodkas. Focused primarily on the upstate New York

March 9 2018
Creative/Agriculture/Food, News

Event to focus on creative economy

Times Union By: Madison Iszler   As part of a tour highlighting the state’s creative economy, the Center for Economic Growth and the Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy will hold a roundtable Monday in Albany. The event, which will be held at 435 New Scotland Ave. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., will include music,

February 15 2018
Creative/Agriculture/Food, News, Tourism

CEG Engages Itself With Local Agencies To Promote North Country Economic Growth

Glens Falls Business Journal By: Maureen Werther As the economic climate in Warren and Washington counties continues to heat up, more businesses are being attracted to the area’s diverse commercial sector. The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) is one of several entities working hard to make things happen. CEG is one of several organizations working

November 16 2017
Creative/Agriculture/Food, Manufacturing, Tourism

Capital Region’s Craft Beverage Industry Is Brewing

8 Counties House 90+ Breweries, Distilleries, Cideries and Wineries Five years after New York State launched an initiative to expand its ranks of craft beverage producers through the introduction of a license for farm breweries and later for farm cideries, that industry is thriving in the Capital Region. In fact, throughout the eight counties there

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