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Troy Night Out

TNO logo - large- whiteTroy Night Out is a Monthly Arts and Cultural Event that Takes Place the Last Friday of Every Month in Downtown Troy from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

The event regularly draws over 1,000 people onto the streets of Troy, and attendees are able to enjoy over 30 art events, 15 music venues, and over 20 fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties.

Jump on the Troy Trolley as it makes the rounds of the city, providing free transportation to all event attendees and stopping at major event destinations.

The RPI Shuttle is available for RPI students only, providing transportation between campus and Monument Square every hour (during the academic year only).



Maps highlighting all of the evening's activities are available at all participating venues and businesses. 

This Month's TNO Goes Green on Friday, April 25th.  Be on the look out for specials and activities that highlight a greener, more sustainable Downtown.

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 ** Featuring Live Music

 Untitled Eco-Friendly Specials!


TASTE! all things food and drink 

Beirut Restaurant (184 River Street, Block 22) :: TNO Special, an order of Lentil soup with any of our Meat Dinners! Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine, a Taste of Lebanon in Downtown Troy. (518)270-9404

**Daily Grind (46 3rd Street, Block 18) :: Lean how to Tango. Stop in for a free lesson with Kevin Magee at 5:30 and then start to Tango! Stay for an open jam session.   Art Show featuring Ian Cretiz and M Davidoff of UAlbany. Great craft beer and wine. Full Cafe menu all night (518)272-8658.

UntitledEnchanté Tea House (169 River Street, Block 21) :: Enjoy our iced teas guilt-free with our Eco-Product® Compostable Corn Plastic Cold Cups and straws!

UntitledFinnbar's Pub (452 Broadway, Block 13) :: Food and drink specials. We pride our menu by using local fresh ingredients, nothing frozen, nothing wasted. Carefully selected quality craft beers to match our high quality food. (518)326-3994.

Illium Café (9 Broadway, Block 11) :: Open with TNO Specials! (518)273-7700.

Lucas Confectionery (12 2nd Street, Block 17) :: Join us for the official Spring opening of our garden patio!

Muddaddy Flats Quesadillary (409 Fulton Street, Block 13) :: Muddaddy Flats will have every 10th quesadilla ordered is FREE. Come try your luck. (518)326-0630.

UntitledNite Owl News (400 Fulton Street, Block 8) :: Troy's ONE-STOP-SHOP! Come get food, drinks, beer, jewelry, makeup, and other fun accessories all here. Bring a re-usable bag and mention TNO and get 10% off on all purchases! (Excludes Tobacco, Beer, and Cell Phone Minutes)

**Ryan’s Wake (403 River Street, Block 1) :: Live music with Frank Jaklitsch 630 pm (518)270-9253.

**Spillin’ the Beans (13 3rd Street, Block 11) ::Food, Drink, Live Music with Keith Prays Soul Jazz Revival 7-10 (518)268-1028.

The Flying Chicken (122 4th Street, Block 26) :: Check out our new show entitled "Thawed Out" ! As always enjoy our delicious chicken too! (518)326-3546.

**The Ruck (104 3rd Street, Block 32) :: Graham Tichy Trio 6-9pm, No Cover; Trappist Beer Night 7pm. More info at


TOUCH! shops, shops, shops

Annick Designs - Fine Artisan Jewelry (269 River Street, Block 10) :: Fine Artisan Jewelry, crystals, mineral specimens and unique home decor. (518)273-7860.

Antiques Warehouse (78 4th Street, Block 19) :: Open late for Troy Night Out (518)421-1736.

 **Apollo’s Den (95 4th Street, Block 8) :: LIVE MUSIC! Hand-blown glass creations like you've never seen before. Dave and Arya acoustic, pay tribute to the music of Dave Matthews Band. Complimentary snacks and refreshments. 5-9pm.


UntitledArtcentric Gallery (266 River Street, Block 18) :: Presents Artist Eric Maurer, come meet the artist and see his work "Recursive Dea(p)th " The store offers the work of several crafts people who reclaim and recycle creating furniture and more. Come in and enjoy troy! (518)272-4278.


 Aurora's Boutique (286 River Street, Block 11) :: New Spring Arrivals At Auroras; Dresses, Sportswear, Jewelry & Antique Furniture, All Affordably Priced. Featuring A Victorian Eastlake Fainting Couch. (518)266-1191.

 UntitledBlue Bird Home Décor (29 3rd Street, Block 11) :: Happy Spring! Enjoy 10% off all furniture and receive a FREE succulent with every purchase over $75!! Select jewelry also on sale for Mother’s Day. (518) 365-2138.

 UntitledFlowers by Pesha (177 River Street, Block 21) :: We will have 10% off green plants, and or terrariums. Voted #1 "Best Florist" 2012 & 2013 Troy Record Readers Choice Award, 2010-2014 WeddingWire Brides Choice Award "Florist.” Free Balloons for Kids!! (518)272-1980.

 UntitledIndigo Herbal HairSpa (60 2nd Street, Block 24) :: Bring in a recyclable item and get 10% off any Indigo Botanica product. Plus, enter to win a subscription to Mother Earth News!

 UntitledJK Bloom Jewelers (21 3rd Street, Block 11) :: JK BLoom Jewelers LLC fully supports sustainability and green practices in the jewelry industry by using recycled gold and silver and we encourage everyone to participate by selling old, broken or just undesired gold and silver items. We will be paying an extra 18% for any precious metal sold for recycling on Troy Night Out.

 Market Block Books (290 River Street, Block 11) :: Cheryl and Wayne Brott will sign their new book: The Adventures of Q and U Together Forever 7-9PM. (518) 328-0045.

 UntitledNaturally Grown (282B River Street, Block 10) :: Learn about recycling and composting and enjoy 10% off all Green Toys.

 UntitledPfeil Hardware & Paint (63 3rd Street, Block 24) :: Special! 20% OFF all EcoSmart non-toxic, safe pesticides and Miracle-Gro's new Ergonomic Garden Tools. Open til 7. (518)687-0014.

 Pastime Legends Video Games (73 4th Street, Block 18) :: For Miit Up, we invite you to bring your favorite handheld title as this month's theme "Players Choice". As always, free treats and drinks and additional sales of up to 15% off on all GBA and DS titles! (518)272-6872.

 UntitledPlaying on the Furniture (272 River Street, Block 11) :: WE RECYCLE! WE REUSE! WE REDUCE! 10% off any upcycled furniture or on your reuse project. (518)272-2006.

River Rocks Jewelry & Beadshop (209-211 River Street, Block 10) :: Help us make room for New beads! 20% off all freshwater pearl strands & any bead purchase over $50! Plus lots of 50% off beads! (518)273-4532.

UntitledShabadashery (137 2nd & Division, South of Block 30, by Russell Sage College) ::What could be more sustainable than upholding the craftsmanship of the past through antiques, collectibles and architectural salvage? Hope you’ll stop in for a visit this evening to check out our treasures! (518)225-7059.

**Some Girls Boutique (225 River Street, Block 10) :: HOP over to Some Girls boutique for store-wide sales, beautiful live mannequins, and fun dance music by DJ Trumastr!! (518)271-1172.

UntitledSwinehundt Designs Gallery (182 River Street, Block 22) ::Swinehundt Designs - We are an Eco - sensitive Boutique! That is our inventory is 90% Upcycled/recycled items. Shop with us for one of a kind clothing and accessories! Treats will be served. (518)669-3253.

UntitledT and J Soap (271 River Street, Block 10) ::Come & treat yourself or a loved one to handmade bath & body products. Did you know our candles are made in shop with 100% soy wax? Soy wax burns cleans & is a renewable source. When you purchase when of our large candles & return the glass container after use you receive $2.00 off your next candle. This month we are featuring mixed media pieces by Sue Schmader. (518)272-2660.

The Botanic Studio (282 River Street, Block 11) :: Botanic Studio: A modern take on nature. Stop in and see our new designs! (518)279-7470.

The Grocery (211 Broadway, Block 17) :: Stop in The Grocery and enjoy our second Taco Night. South East Asian inspired tacos and beer specials available.

Trojan Horse Antiques (Frear Building, 2 3rd Street, Block 12) :: Trojan Horse Antiques: Stop in and see all the new inventory arriving this week. Come and see why Troy is everyone's favorite downtown place to shop and dine. (518)376-2670.


 LOOK! galleries, museums, and other fun things to see


Fulton Street Gallery (408 Fulton Street, Block 8) :: 12180 - photographic works in and of Troy by Susan Anthony, George Gruel, Mark McCarty. Reception 5-9. (518)331-0217.

Martinez Gallery (3 Broadway, Suite 203, Block 16) :: New Exhibition: MAGNIFICO! For the Gallery’s 13th anniversary: celebrating with a selection of works priced under $100 for TNO. Next two months: special works under $500. (518)274-9377.

**Prism Glass Work (225 4th Street, South of Block 32) ::Prism Glassworks Presents Nathaniel Dark “Galactic Worm Invasion” art show and glass Demo. Existing Artist will be showing a collection as well “Glass, Grass, and Ass”. Free to the public, Drinks, Music and raffles. Friday April 25th 5pm-11pm. (518)273 4527.

Rensselaer County Historical Society (57 2nd Street, Block 23) :: Go Behind-the-Scenes and see where RCHS really hoards history. Tours depart at 5:30pm & 6:30pm. Limited to groups of 10. Reservations strongly encouraged. Call 518-272-7232 x11.

St. Paul's Church (58 3rd Street, Block 18) :: The interior of the 1828 St. Paul's Church has a magnificent 1894 renovation by the Louis Comfort Tiffany Co. (518)273-7351.

The Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River Street, Block 10) :: The Arts Center presents its Fine Arts & Craft Festival during April’s TNO. Hand crafted original works in pottery, petal, fiber, glass, wood, photography & more. Admission: $6, Arts Center members: $5. All proceeds benefit The Arts Center. (518)273-0552.

The Clement Frame Shop and Art Gallery (201 Broadway (Monument Square), Block 17) :: Dust to Dust - 1st Annual Pastel Exhibition. Opening Reception from 6-9pm. (518)272-6811.

WAY BACK GALLERY (169 River Street, Block 21) :: Showcase of Sacred Geometry and Yantra according to the Vedic tradition. "A Path Toward The One" by artist Melissa Forbes. (518)461-6813.


DO! performing arts and other cool stuff that you just can’t miss

1st Playable Productions (5 3rd Street, Suite 300, Block 11) :: Stop by for a tour of our game studio located in an 1800's ballroom, participate in our interactive Minecraft exhibit, or try our latest games! Open 5-8PM.

 **Community Massage & Holistic Therapies (255 River Street, Block 10) :: Celebrate our 1 year Anniversary with free samples, raffle prizes, chair massage, snacks and beverages. Meet our practitioners and find out about special offers. Featuring "Writers & Rhythms" musical group at 7 pm on the lower level. Plus work by community artist and poet John O'Neill. Relax and renew with us! (518)272-1400.

 Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts (10 2nd Street, Second Floor, Block 17) ::Vinyasa flow, all levels, community class by donation. 5:45 - 7:15 pm. Free 30-minute beginners classes starting at 5:30 and at 6:30PM; class size capped to 6 people. Massage therapist Barbara Ritrovato will offer free 10-minute massages from 5- 7PM.

 **Open House (47 2nd Street, Block 23) ::JACK CASEY will host an open house to celebrate the release of THE PLOUGHMAN, his new CD, a collaboration with London balladeer Tim Greenwood. This acoustic album features three traditional Irish ballads and nine original songs by Jack and Tim with guitar, vocals, harmonica and tin whistle. Beer and wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served and local musicians will entertain in an open mic format. Copies of the CD as well as Jack's novels will be available. (518)441-8685.

 UntitledThe River Street Lofts (172 River Street, Block 22) :: The River Street Lofts is now leasing! 21 Upscale, Loft Style, energy efficient, apartments! (518)867-4811.

Spa Broadway at White Sands Massage (453 Broadway, Block 19) :: Join us for April TNO. We will be offering information sessions on our spa services. As well as complimentary hand scrubs between 5pm-8pm.  (518)272-3636.

 **Troy Music Academy (9 3rd Street, Block 11) :: Something for everyone! At 5:00, join Casey for a free Kindermusik class, ages 0-7. Our rockin' Student Concert is at 6:00, and then at 7:00, join Annette for our adult painting class!

 **Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (30 2nd Street, Block 17) ::Broadway’s Next H!t Musical, 8:00 PM, Tickets $28, $20, student discount $3 off. Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. In this hysterical, unscripted theatrical awards show, master improvisers gather song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter.

 UntitledUnderground Athletics (251 River Street, Block 10) :: Clean out your garages and bring your old televisions, broken laptops, and defect cellphones to be recycled. We will gladly drop all items off at our local electronic recycling facility for you! Also massage gift certificates will be Buy One Get One Half Off!