Chances are, you tweet. So you know that Twitter is one of the best ways to stay in-the-know about pretty much everything. Local news, national news, restaurant reviews, real-time event updates. There are loads of things you can find out about by searching Twitter and following the right accounts. Getting a feel for life in the Capital Region is no exception. Think you’d enjoy living here and attending Siena? Start following these Twitter handles—they’ll come in handy now and while you’re here.
@timesunion: Our area’s biggest newspaper. Example tweet:
Albany to salute Derek Jeter with Tower lights, broadcast http://t.co/1vo0ySuo2r— Times Union (@timesunion) September 25, 2014
@AlbanyBizReview: If you’re interested in the local business scene. Example tweet:
Longtime Schenectady chocolate maker opening up a new space in Latham http://t.co/m3t8Y5uZbx— Albany Biz Review (@AlbanyBizReview) October 14, 2014
@alloveralbany: For the latest happenings around the Capital Region. Example tweet:
It's a good weekend for eating a cider donut. (Though what weekend isn't?) http://t.co/aNt45CrY8y— All Over Albany (@alloveralbany) October 10, 2014
@TU Center: The region’s premier sports and entertainment facility. (AKA, where a lot of us see concerts and games.) Example tweet:
— TU Center (@TUCenter) October 13, 2014
@AlbanyBID: The official account of the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District. Example tweet:
— Downtown Albany BID (@AlbanyBID) October 14, 2014
@TroyBID: Because we’re pretty close to Troy, too, and there are lots of new things popping up there. Example tweet:
— Hard Soul (@TheHardSoul) September 6, 2014
Start with those! You’ll see them all linking to other Twitter accounts that are also great to follow to get a better picture of life in upstate NY. And of course...