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Helpful stuff
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Stuff to do
+ The Troy Music Hall presents Grammy award winners The Chieftans on February 17th.

+ The Hellions of Troy take on the Oz Rollergirls tomorrow night at Rollarama in Schenectady. Doors open at 6, whistle at 7. $12/$3 for kids 12 and under.

+ The Albany All Stars Roller Derby's next bout is February 19th at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Food and Drink

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark has a new Sunday brunch menu that includes two for one Mimosas served after noon.

+ The Midtown Tap and Tea Room is now serving brunch every Sunday, and the coffee house is open all day Tuesday through Saturday.

+ Start your resolutions off right with delicious, healthy foods from Honest Weight Food Co-op.

+ Bilinski's website has delicious, healthy recipes to start the new year off right.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union now has mobile banking. Bank with Sunmark from your mobile phone.

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Stuff to live in

+ 17 Chapel has started construction on their luxury condos, but you can check out their "model" in the on-site sales center in downtown Albany.

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