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 café. 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.

Pause Gallery

Pause Gallery offers high quality art and fine craft including photography, digital art, watercolor and acrylic painting, mixed media and encaustics, glass, ceramics and wood, and both functional and sculptural art at affordable prices. Find the perfect conversation piece for your new apartment, or just some essential items!

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.

Juice Factory VII

Juice Factory VII offers smoothies, fresh juices, acai bowls, Rx shots, coffee, tea, and various other lunch and breakfast options using ingredients sourced directly from local farms whenever possible!  Juice Factory VII also provides a kids menu and children’s area, as well as brunch every other Sunday.  Sit down or just stop in for a customizable, on-the-go beverage!

Angela's Bridal

Angela's Bridal is a modern, high-end bridal boutique offering the latest trends in bridal fashion. From gowns and veils to bridal accessories, to little white dresses for rehearsal or reception, brides can enjoy an intimate, luxury experience while shopping in the industrial chic storefront. Known for its attention to detail and exceptional customer service, Angela’s Bridal believes in delivering exactly what the modern, Upstate bride is looking for on her big day. Coming in 2019.



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