This week was brought to you by...

Sushi car

Dear visitors from the north: There is no need to strap sushi to your cars. We have plenty here.

debunked misconceptions, new songs, Ira Glass sightings and lots of sushi.

But primarily, it was brought to you by the fabulous AOA advertisers listed below. Just think of all the cool stuff you wouldn't know about without them. Be sure and thank them when you visit their shops, restaurants and websites. Got something you want to advertise on AOA? Here's how.

Food and Drink

+The patio is open at The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark. We're just sayin'.

+ Honest Weight Food Co-op is a great place to get what you need to start your garden... and pick up some healthy, delicious snacks to enjoy in it.

+ Brunch is our favorite meal of the weekend, and New World Bistro Bar has a fabulous brunch menu. Reservations at 694-0520.

+ The coffee house is open at The Midtown Tap and Tea Room. Stop in for a quick cup or relax and catch up on AOA with the free wifi. Oh, and you can sit
outside on the patio.

+ It's barbecue season! Use this exclusive AOA coupon to pick up some Bilinski's chicken sausage for the grill. Yummm.

+ The Bettie's Cupcake bus just got a makeover. Check out Betty's Facebook page for pictures! Find the compliment of the day and stop in at the bus or the shop in Saratoga. Compliment Betty and get a free cupcake!

Stuff to do

+ Get fit for summer and skip the registration fees at The Albany JCC. 4-month memberships available. Registration fees waived through June 30. Call 438-6651.

+ Get a look at the new downtown condos at 17 Chapel . The city has just announced a big tax incentive for these downtown spaces. Check out the details on AOA, WTEN, WNYT, YNN or the TU. Then head to

+The Schenectady Greenmarket has moved outdoors. You'll find them around Schenectady City Hall.

More good stuff

+ That sports injury isn't just going to go away on its own. Go see John Murphy and his team at Core Physical Therapy in Albany.

+ Catch up on the week in politics with the fabulous Susan Arbetter on The Capitol Pressroom. Just a few minutes and you'll be entertained and in the know.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union has online defensive driving courses to help you lower your auto insurance rates. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for fun updates and ways to save $.

photo: Flickr user Arturo de Albornoz


Don't forget to try One of A Kind Teahouse on Central! And thank you for writing about it! I read your article about bubble tea and had to give it a shot. Wierd, but yum! The food was also good, and the prices were reasonable. I could do without the big screen TV, but I'm sure others will enjoy it. I must say, the service was astoundingly friendly and helpful. I hope this place stays around.

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