Is Chick-fil-A Coming To Albany?

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SPRINGFIELD, VA - JULY 26:  The signs of a Chick-fil-A are seen July 26, 2012 in Springfield, Virginia. The recent comments on supporting traditional marriage which made by Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has sparked a big debate on the issue.  (Photo by Alex W

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About a year ago we learned that research was being done in the Albany area to see if our area could get a Chick-fil-A. If you've never eaten at a Chick-fil-A you probably don't understand why I am so curious about this. If you have you know exactly why my patience is wearing thin. When can I easily enjoy a delicious chicken sandwich?

Here we are in April of 2017 and we don't seem to be any closer to having a Chick-fil-A. 

In December there was an article posted on Syracuse.com that said that a public hearing would take place about the first Chick-fil-A in Upstate, NY (there is one in NYC) being put there. 

Say what?

In the meantime we're all like:

I've been trying to find more info on this. The Times Union said in October of 2016 that one was being proposed for Halfmoon, but beyond that it seems like a dead end. 

Right now Chick-fil-A seems like Wegmans. Something we'll just have to drive to if we want it badly enough. All rumors at this point, and nothing solid. 

That being said, I think we need to get the word out that New York's Capital Region is ready for a Chick-fil-A. We've waited long enough. Bring us that chicken. 

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