Brian was born and raised in the Capital Region and currently lives in Albany. He’s the co-host of the GNA Morning Rush with Brian and Chrissy. When he’s not watching sports, eating fro-yo, playing poker, or trying to get in a quick nap, he’s hanging out with Brody; his ridiculously talented and handsome son. “Radio is my passion and I’m living out my dream! Every day we get the chance to change someone’s mood, perhaps their perspective, and hopefully make themaugh! What’s better than that?” E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Places Where You Can Buy ‘Legal’ Fireworks
As we approach the 4th of July, get ready to see pop-up tents that claim to be selling "Fireworks". They're not. The technical term is 'sparkling devices' and for the record, they're not the big explosives that people in our neighboring states are able to legally sell. With that being s…
3 Local Teenagers Honored For Collins Lake Heroics
Senator Tedisco presented three local teenage heroes with the New York State Senate Liberty Medal on Tuesday. It's a tremendous honor they richly deserve for helping save the lives of two drowning people in Collins Lake, Scotia.
Another Area Bruegger’s Closed For Business
Another local Bruegger's, this one in Albany, suddenly announced Monday that they're closed. Only 9 remain in the Capital Region for this one-time bagel king.
May Hometown Hero Gives Us A Chance To Thank, Hank
This month's Hometown Hero, Henrietta "Hank" Dunn from Duanesburg, was nominated by her friend Betsey. Betsey explained to us all the terrific, selfless work that Hank does in the community and we were blown away. Hank goes out of her way to make sure that women battling breast cancer ge…
Hear Brian and Chrissy’s “Shallow” Parody For Madison and Moriah
Look, we're well aware of the fact that we cannot sing (although Chrissy killed her part if you ask me!!) but we needed to do something to express our heartache when Moriah Formica and Madison VanDenburg got eliminated prematurely on their respective TV reality singing shows...
Madison VanDenburg & Moriah Formica Announce Show
Madison VanDenburg and Moriah Formica, two of the areas most talented singers, have announced a show together at the Times Union Center in June.
Aliens Over Albany? Not As Far-Fetched As You May Think
Now that Navy pilots are discussing their encounters with unidentified flying objects, perhaps your third cousin's story about those weird lights he saw in the sky out in Cobleskill doesn't seem quite as far-fetched.
Schenectady BBQ Joint Ranked #2 In All Of Upstate
Schenectady has great food, we all know that. Known mostly for it's outstanding Italian food and pastries, the Electric City appears to be making a name for itself in the world of BBQ as well. A recent survey of Yelp reviews ranked the Top 25 best BBQ restaurants in all of Upstate, …
Madison Talks To GNA About Emotional Idol Elimination (LISTEN)
It's been less than a week since our hometown girl Madison VanDenburg was voted off first on American Idol en route to a third place finish on the show, but it's still fresh in everyone's mind. We all know that she'll be just fine but it is truly hard to believe that this young girl just turned 17, …
Iconic Albany Tavern & Pizza Place To Open Second Locale
Square pizzas, good times, and cold brews! Guilderland will soon be getting in on what Albany residents have known - and loved - for years. An iconic 100-year-old pizza place/tavern will be getting a second location in a new town.