Guests are invited to meet the footwear tycoon, Steve Madden, and pose for photos as he autographs complimentary branded tee shirts and tote bags. The event will be hosted by TV personality and Steve Madden Brand Ambassador, Julissa Bermudez. Plus, get a free gift with any Steve Madden purchase! Saturday, September 20th from 2pm - 3:30pm at Lord & Taylor (lower level) in Crossgates Mall!


DEA - National Prescription Drug Take Back on Saturday, September 27th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Properly dispose of your prescriptions and over the counter medication by bringing your items to the overflow parking lot across from the Dave & Buster's. 








September 16, 2014


Athleta opens today at Crossgates Mall



Albany -  Opening today, Athleta, the women’s sports and active lifestyle apparel brand owned by Gap Inc., offers a collection of apparel for yoga, running, swimming, gym, hiking and skiing – designed by and for female athletes – as well as an array of other products for both athletic and everyday pursuits.


As the premier fitness fashion brand for women who see being healthy and fit as vital to life, Athleta will offer in store classes and events with local venues and organizations.  Visit their Crossgates store website at for more information.


Get born. Find a group. Find a job. Find the one. Have one. Have two. Roast a chicken. Cut bangs. Run. Breathe. Run. Relax. Run a 5K. Run a 10K. Crunch. Listen. Listen. Listen. Be loved. Look lovely. Do good. Give back. We kick asphalt. Power to the She.


Athleta is located on the upper level near Williams-Sonoma.  Please visit for more information or check us out on facebook and twitter.











Media Contact:

Nike Communications-

Philip Donaldson [email protected] 646.654.3443

Nicole Green [email protected] 646.654.3406



September 15, 2014






Tweet this Release: @crossgates_mall celebrates The Art of Shaving store opening!


ALBANY, N.Y. – The Art of Shaving is proud to announce the opening of its new location at Crossgates Mall this Wednesday, September 17th. Offering a comprehensive range of the brand’s signature shaving products and accessories, The Art of Shaving’s new Crossgates Mall location is THE destination for luxury men’s grooming products.


As a leading luxury men’s grooming brand, The Art of Shaving aims to induct discerning male consumers into the “Brotherhood of Shaving”, a mission to help men achieve The Perfect Shave by elevating it from a chore into an enjoyable ritual.  Inspired by the professional training and classic heritage of traditional men’s barber services, The Art of Shaving is positioned to become a prestige leader in the $43 billion dollar male grooming industry which is growing at a faster rate than the female beauty business. 


In addition to offering its signature products, The Art of Shaving offers a comprehensive range of premium shaving products and accessories including razors, brushes, tools and accessories.


The design of the new Crossgates Mall location features high-grade materials including traditional tiled floors, wood paneling and tufted leather furniture which combined with mood lighting creates an inviting, intimate atmosphere. The richness of materials and feeling of intimacy of the design craft a unique brand experience for men in the retail marketplace, supporting the high standard of personal services offered by the brand.


The Art of Shaving is located on the lower level near Lord & Taylor.

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About The Art of Shaving:

What started from one small store in Manhattan has evolved into an extensive collection of male-focused luxury retail shops across the country.  By April 2013 the company was operating over 100 locations nationwide.


About Crossgates Mall

Crossgates Mall is the Capital Region’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination offering an impressive selection of national brands and the newest retail concepts.  The center is anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Forever 21, Burlington Coat Factory, Dave & Buster’s, and Regal Cinemas with IMAX, with Latitude 360 and Lord & Taylor coming soon, and offers more than 200 retail shops, including Apple, a food court, and restaurants.  Additional information regarding Crossgates Mall can be found at, facebook and twitter.

14 DAYS, 14 LOOKS - $1,000 GRAND PRIZE* Visit

Every day, we’re giving away a chic new outfit selected by Elena Corsano, creator of Remember to sign in between September 11th & September 25th for a chance to win the $1,000 grand prize!


Get your kid's car seat checked on Saturday, September 20th from 11am-2pm for FREE! This event will be located in the JCPenney Overflow Parking Lot.




Join Senior Services of Albany and CDPHP for the 23rd Annual Capital Region Senior Expo on Friday October 24th at Crossgates Mall.  This daylong event will kick off at 9AM in the hallway of Crossgates leading to JC Penney.  The Capital Region Senior Expo has something to offer adults of all ages and interests and admission is free!


Be sure to join us October 4th & 5th for our Ornament Debut. The 2014 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments line includes nearly 400 all-new ornaments to help people capture special moments and turn the Christmas tree into a holiday experience the whole family will enjoy. More than 100 of the ornaments will release at our Keepsake Ornament Debut event. We are located in Crossgates Mall, Lower Level in the Macy's Wing.


Crossgates Mall would like to invite everyone to the Breast Cancer Fashion Show!!! Watch Breast Cancer Survivors walk the runway on Saturday, October 11th, 2014 from 1pm-3pm on the lower level in front of Macy's. Brought to you by Crossgates Mall & To Life!!!! Sponsored by Macy*s, Ania's Hair Studio, Fly 92.3 and 100.9 The Cat.



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