Albany, California, a city in Alameda, was founded in 1908 and officially renamed the following year. With a population of just over 16,000, Albany is not overly large but not sizeable small either. A good sense of residential and business opportunities are found in Albany, with large houses and many businesses. Solano Avenue, a pedestrian street lined with shops and restaurants, is one of the more renowned retail areas on the city. A very traditional neighborhood, Albany is home to a good selection of schools for students of all grades as well as public libraries and many other educational resources. Community events, childcare/teen and senior centers, volunteer opening, and plenty of recreational opportunities keep residents busy and well-cared for. Other local special events include Music in the Park; Dinner with Albany; the Green, Red, White, and Blue Celebration; the Spring Art and Music Festival; and even a current community Bike Challenge! With its beautiful, Californian views and quiet residential atmosphere, it is no wonder that many call Albany home! It is sure to be a place of continued development as visitors discover this city to be homey and quiet, a perfect starting place for all other aspects of life.
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Bruce Ackley & Henry Kaiser Explore The Music of Steve Lacy
at The Back Room
Featuring Bruce Ackley (soprano sax), Scott R. Looney (piano), Danielle DeGruttola (cello), Nava Dunkelman (percussion), Henry Kaiser (electric bass) and Lisa Mezzacappa (acoustic bass). Kaiser and Ackley have a 4-decade recording and performance history that stretches