the evolution and fusion of dining and entertainment


ALBANY - Latitude 360, the award-winning, premier upscale casual dining and state-of-the-art family entertainment venue, will be bringing its 360 EXPERIENCE to Crossgates Mall.  With construction already underway, Latitude 360 expects to debut its new venue Friday, October 17, 2014. Soon guests from across the region will enjoy the unparalleled Latitude 360 EXPERIENCE, the evolution and fusion of dining and entertainment.


“We are proud to welcome Latitude 360 to Crossgates Mall”, CEO/Founder of Latitude 360 Brent Brown stated, “Today’s news underscores our excitement about bringing our fourth venue to Albany’s Crossgates Mall. The mall welcomes more than 20 million customer visitors per year and has been named one of Travel & Leisure Magazine’s ‘Most Visited Shopping Malls in America.’ We believe this ideal location will be a huge opportunity for us as we continue to further expand the Latitude 360 footprint across the US.”  Brown continues, “Top-notch dining, beverage selection and customer service anchor the 360 EXPERIENCE at all locations. We are also delighted to bring the Capital Region community and its families many cutting-edge entertainment options. We’re offering 22 luxury bowling lanes, stand-up comedy and live musical performances, a great dance venue with top DJs and VJs, plus much, much more. Latitude 360 is an experience the whole family will enjoy and our new Membership and Rewards Program will give you added benefits every time you engage in the Latitude 360 EXPERIENCE.”


Latitude 360 will occupy approximately 53,000 square feet and will include the 360 Grille & Bar, The Lanes, Game Room, Latitude LIVE, HD Sports Theater, and the AXIS Bar & Stage within Crossgates Mall, which boasts an impressive 1.7 million square feet of a wide array of leading high-end retail establishments (including Coach, Apple, Pottery Barn, J. Crew and many more). The Latitude 360 entrance will be on the lower level by Pandora.


"We are proud to welcome Latitude 360 to Crossgates Mall," said Joseph Castaldo, General Manager of Crossgates Mall. "This 22 lane premier bowling and night-life establishment will significantly add to the entertainment experience at Crossgates Mall and the Capital Region. Our shoppers continually ask us to bring only the best and most exciting retailers to Crossgates Mall, and we’ve accomplished that again with Latitude 360. This addition to the center further solidifies the mall’s position as the dominant shopping center in the region.”

Best Buy Mobile is Now Open across the hall from their old store, next to Track N Trail!!!


The Sprint store on the lower level near Apple has moved to their new store across from Pandora!

Phone Number: 518.869.0181


The Blood Drive is coming back! They will be here Tuesday, August 5th from 1pm to 6pm. It will be held in the Lord and Taylor hallway across from Apple. After donating receive $2.50 off Turkey Hill Ice Cream!


We joined Instagram to introduce our followers to seasonal accessories and shoes, live entertainment, new food and drink specials, and don't forget clothes, lots and lots of clothes!  We will show the hottest items that are trendy for the season and the must-haves for upcoming holidays.  Follow our Instagram page (@Crossgates_Mall) to see a whole new side of the mall!










July 1, 2014


Athleta to open this summer in Crossgates Mall


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


Athleta recently announced the launch of its brand campaign, “Power to the She.” Focusing on the limitless ability of women, the campaign creates a movement that not only encourages women to be their best feminine and athletic selves, but create communities where they can encourage one another to strive for excellence regardless of their personal pursuits.


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

Crossgates Mall and To Life! will be holding the 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Survivor's Fashion Show on Saturday, October 11th!  We are looking for 20 Breast Cancer Survivors to become models for the day.  Please contact Crossgates Mall or To Life! to learn more about this event.


The 7th Annual Hometown Heroes Run is on Sunday, October 19th!!!! It's a 5k Run and Walk that help the families of your Hometown Heroes!!!

To register go to:


To mail in your registry, print out your form here!











Caroline Tisdell

Public Relations Coordinator

LP&M Advertising

(315) 476-1646, ext. 234

[email protected]



Unique venue offers over 500 beers and live entertainment


Albany -  World of Beer (WOB), a network of beer-centric taverns known for its over 500 craft brews from around the world, craft spirits and tavern fare, has opened its second New York State location at Crossgates Mall.


In addition to more than 500 craft beers in bottles, General Manager Joe Rice said World of Beer will offer 56 beers on tap from more than 40 countries. Rice believes World of Beer will occupy a unique niche inAlbany’s craft beer scene. “Partnering with thousands of craft breweries allows us to rotate over 10,000 different beer items,” said Rice. “Whether you are a seasoned beer lover or a casual beer fan, World of Beer has something for you.  We offer the best beers, cocktails and tavern fare while increasing patrons’ craft beer knowledge in a comfortable and upbeat setting.”


Located across from Regal Cinemas, the World of Beer “Tavern Fare” menu takes comfort food to a whole new level with bold, modern-flavors, and generous portions perfect for pairing with a craft beer. Many of the offerings use beer as a key ingredient. Some of their signature items include the Chimay Burger made with Chimay Cassique Cheese, Guinness Brat Sliders, and giant German pretzel with house made beer cheese. In addition, World of Beer offers a variety of flatbreads, burgers and craft beer-infused appetizers as well as hearty entrees, sandwiches and fresh salads.


According to Rice, the venue will host numerous local and national entertainment acts. Live entertainment will be offered every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night with no cover charge. World of Beer will host various Rock-n-Roll, Blues and Top 40 acts and is already booked for the next couple of months.


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