Watch the first bricks fall at Valentine’s

By Patrick Dodson

Why wait? Local artist Samson Contompasis came in like a wrecking ball to claim his own piece of Valentine’s. With his own damn hands! Samson can send a bill for his services to: Albany Medical Center, 43 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY 12208.


  • Patrick‚Äôs work has been published internationally, including on the front pages of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. After a 10-year career in journalism and marketing, he is now pursuing a graduate degree in public administration. He founded Albany Proper in 2012.