Irina Orshansky, owner of Bella Fine Jewelry LLC in Hamilton Square, wants to “materialize people’s dreams” with her custom designs.

GUILDERLAND — A new eatery and a new clothing store will open at Crossgates Mall this fall.

Hospitality Syracuse Inc. will open a Taco Bell restaurant. Construction will begin soon and last about two months, according to Steve Pinkerton, vice president of Hospitality Syracuse, a Taco Bell franchise.

GUILDERLAND — New, wider, better-marked bicycle lanes along Route 20 from Crossgates Mall to the main entrance to the University at Albany are part of a $730,000 repaving project that started on June 25 and is to be finished in a month.

GUILDERLAND — By day, he works at Guilderland’s transfer station, recycling paper and cardboard, glass and metal. In his free time, he runs Aggressive Metal Works, forging super-heated metal into hammers and axes and building scrap-metal monsters, snarling dragons, and Star Wars spacecraft.