A quick recap of the week

week review 2010-06-26

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA:

+ There was indie boy swoonage over this week's My Exit person.

+ Richard Ravitch is the hero of the state budget story?

+ We talked with the founder of a group aiming to help the "creative class" be more creative.

+ Kalyn took short tour of historic stained glass in Albany's churches.

+ The legislature passed a big tax increase on cigarettes -- and that prompted an interesting discussion.

+ Mike posted some good photos from Trashion 2010.

+ People shared their favorite musicians in the drawing for free Jazz Fest tickets.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: a memorial, a striking snake, raspberries, strawberries, last call, pastries after hot dogs, dermatologists, Trader Joe's, the National Museum of Dance, dogs meeting neighbors, Saratoga, Lindens, and an exhibit.

+ Eliot Spitzer's getting a show on CNN.

+ An earthquake in Canada shook the Capital Region.

+ Sebastien put together an excellent photo post about this year's Sculpture in the Streets exhibit -- and people had some strong reactions to the art.

+ Kaitlin went shopping for some of her summer essentials.

+ A few of the items found on Craigslist this week: a nice guy on a bike, misdirected pee, girl-attracting angelic kittens and a tiki bar.

+ Erinn asked about where she could get good empanadas.

+ Could the Supremes have let Joe Bruno off the hook?

+ The Capital Region made an appearance in the Onion.

+ And Ranger Danger lives... on YouTube.

If you'd just like the whole week unfiltered, check our listing of the last seven days of AOA.

Thanks to everyone who posted a comment or sent along an idea or photo this week!

empanada photo: Flickr user soyculto
sculpture photo: Sebastien B
trashion photo: Mike Roach

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