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photo composite of Aja Style, deep-fried candy bar, Rachael Ray World Domination Watch, the AOA map

Yes, that's a deep-fried candy bar between the stylishly dressed woman and Rachael Ray.

Thanks for stopping by! Here's the nickel tour:

AOA is kind of like an ongoing cocktail party where the conversation always revolves around something about the Capital Region. New items are posted Monday through Friday. And the first thing up is usually a digest of local headlines, which we call Morning Blend.

Some of our most popular posts to date have been a comparison of supermarket prices, a spelling-challenged sign at the Colonie Sears and a our account of trying a deep-fried candy bar.

We love to eat, so there are usually two or three items each week about food. We also have a regular feature called Eat This, which points out a specific dish, snack or drink at a local eatery that we've found to be especially good.

Like to shop? Or just wish you knew where to find clothes with a little style here in the Capital Region? Aja Lownes helps us keep an eye out for all that is fierce.

And, yes, we admit to being a little obsessed with local-woman-turned-media-empire Rachael Ray. That's why we have Rachael Ray World Domination Watch.

One more quick thing: if you're looking to scan through the items on AOA in a fun way, we list all our items that have a place associated with them on a map. Just click on the map markers to find out what's up at that location.

That's just a sample of what goes on here at AOA. The fact of the matter is you can never really be sure what's going to turn up each day -- frankly, it's a surprise to us most days. We're just having a good time working on the site and we feel lucky that so many people have chosen to join in on the fun.

Questions, comments, concerns, shout-outs, or just have a tip about what's going on:

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The Scoop

For a decade All Over Albany was a place for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. It was kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who could help you find out what's up. AOA stopped publishing at the end of 2018.

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