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The News Apartments has a combination of amenities unique amongst downtown apartment buildings in the Capital Region and our exciting, diverse group of retailers are an extension of those services for our tenants.

Interested in leasing retail space at The News? Click here for availabilities.

Bard & Baker

Bard & Baker is the Capital District's first board game caf. Opened October 2018 at The News, the award-winning Bard & Baker features 600+ board games to play in a relaxing and inclusive environment, encouraging guests and community to unplug and play through the world of games. Bard & Baker features sandwiches on house-made bread, cozy sides, a rotating assortment of pastries baked on premises, locally roasted coffee, tea lattes, bubble tea from Short and Stout, and full beverage menu include beer, wine, cider, mead, and cocktails.

Hibachi Station

Hibachi Station is an open kitchen style restaurant with an in-house Hibachi chef with other offerings such as poke bowls. Dine in and take out options are available via phone or online orders.

Flowers by Pesha

Flowers by Pesha has over 30 years of floral design experience and offers fresh flowers, plants, gifts, balloons, and arrangements for events and weddings. Whether you're in need of a gift or a finishing touch in your own apartment, Flowers by Pesha has something for all occasions.

Vibe: Beauty Collective

Vibe: A Beauty Collective offers high performance beauty services including custom hair, skincare, makeup, lash, brow and bridal. They reshape the beauty experience by providing a collaborative beauty destination to inspire like minded professionals to create, learn and connect with passion and drive.