- Metroland (newspaper)
Metroland Type Alternative weekly Format Tabloid Owner Independent Publisher Stephen Leon Editor Stephen Leon Founded 1978 Language English Headquarters 419 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY 12210
Circulation 40,000 Official website metroland.net
Metroland is an alternative newspaper that is published weekly in Albany, New York and mainly serves the Capital District area. Distributed free of charge, the paper offers local arts and music scene coverage, news and feature articles, and political columns with a mostly liberal bent. It bills itself as "The Capital Region's Alternative Newsweekly".
Every week, Metroland includes an opinion column, several local news stories, a cover story, and a comprehensive calendar of events (with a movie clock). In addition, it publishes reviews of movies, restaurants, concerts, recordings, art exhibitions, dance performances, and plays. Metroland columnists include Paul Rapp, Miriam Axel-Lute, and Jo Page. Regular syndicated features include This Modern World, Savage Love, Partially Clips, Slowpoke, and Free Will Astrology. The paper also publishes special features such as "Best of the Capital Region", Readers Poll, fashion issues, dining guides, and "Inside Saratoga".
Metroland is edited and published by Stephen Leon and was founded in 1978 by Peter Iselin. The newspaper is published by Lou Communications, Inc. and is a member of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies.
- Stephen Leon, managing editor and publisher
- Shawn Stone, arts editor
- Kathryn Geurin, associate editor
- Josh Potter, assistant editor
- ^ "Metroland". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. http://aan.org/alternative/Aan/ViewCompany?oid=oid%3A51. Retrieved 2006-02-07.
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