April 2011

A quick recap of the week

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Biking = hot

Saratoga to LA to Bravo

Bouncing around -- for charity

Wellington's herbs, spices and community

Stuff to do this weekend

Flooding on the Hudson, longtime Albany city official retiring, punches thrown during road rage blowup, the fountain will be turned on

Best Cleaners spring refresh winners

"Bewildering inefficiency"

The sexy weatherman

Saratoga Olive Oil Company

Craig and his wonderful list

And he's off

Renting a house?

Cuomo says "time is getting short" on negotiations with state employee unions, concerns about UAlbany slipping to second-tier status, Chipotle for Niskayuna

PJ's year-round

Hello, spring

Troy's main library: an inspiration

Duuuuude.

Eggy's Place: Good lunch, fast.

What's up in the Neighborhood

Cost benefit

Sheep eat the baaaaad

McCarthy officially into the pool for Schenectady mayor, mixed-use proposal for former Troy city hall site, alleged communication with inmate was "classified"

Upstate is yogurt country

Stopping by a Bennington cemetery on a spring morning

Producers for a $1000, Alex

Fortunes for 10 cents

Local veterans to speak on concentration camp liberation

Flat iron steak with herbed butter at Garden Bistro 24

Albany chickens vote

Olivia Quillio

Sister says convict doesn't want heart transplant, Hull says McCarthy shouldn't be council prez and acting mayor, recipe for Lake George: smothered clams

Skipping ahead to the good parts

Altamont's Home Front Cafe

Joseph Henry, Albany nerd for the ages

Community gardens spring brunch

Capital Region cloth diaper services

What if 787 was different...

My Exit: Josh Potter

Police say man was abducted because he owed money, former UAlbany president passes away, local redistricting moving slowly

The week ahead

Hoosick Street: Future UFO landing site?

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See, UAlbany is a good value

You're going to need a bigger basket

Widening the Thruway

DeCrescente Distributing: A warehouse of good ideas

Sunmark Start-up Grant: extended deadline!

Phantogram on Jimmy Kimmel

Stuff to do this weekend

Two guilty pleas from kegs and eggs, electric car pilot program in Albany, pizza king pleads guilty

Michelle Rhee to speak at St. Rose commencement

Albany Ultimate 2011

On state animals, vegetables and whatnot

Hooters is back

The mystery at Hang Glider Cliff

Craig and his wonderful list

The poorest place

Robert Gibbs at Union, Will Shortz at Skidmore

IG: OGS worker went to bars while on the clock, Benson found guilty, worries about ability to respond to chemical spills related to chip fab

William Kennedy's next book

ShopRite Niskayuna

Upcycled Etsy: Eco-friendly, with a twist

Denis Leary at The Palace

The 2011 Tulip Queen hopefuls

Compost pickup service offered in Albany

What's up in the Neighborhood

Free burritos

New song from Phantogram, and back on TV

Police say kids left in car while parents were in bar, state backs off designating wiffle ball as dangerous, parents say students humiliated by school discipline

Lark Tavern saga continues

Capital Region unemployment rate drops

Lock 7 Park

Way down under

What is this hipster you speak of?

Red rover, red rover, she dares Nirav Shah over

A renowned name

State to study possible effects of former weapons factory in Colonie, Cuomo made about $200k in 2010, says still-working 90-year-old: "just keep going"

Watch for turtles

Chuck who?

The Moses fountain in Washington Park

The Duchess of Albany?

Where to find poutine?

Last chance post office 2011

My Exit: John Hughson

State Police: police car ran light in Albany crash, police say teen had sawed-off shotgun at mall, Pig Pit says Dino has been good for business

The week ahead

Confessions of an Albany ex-pat

A quick recap of the week

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Bumper gawking

Don't just throw it out

Iroquois Indian Museum

Teddy Bear hospital

Man of Kent: A toast to a roadside oasis

Where/how to find sublets?

Stuff to do this weekend

Officials allege Albany markets part of multi-million dollar scheme, Savage stepping down, man jumps from bridge after chase, more residential development for downtown Albany

Pecking at the Albany backyard chicken issue

Shopping the Mohawk Army Navy Store

It's kickball season

Bears -- guilty until proven... dead?

That's rich

CircusYoga

On crises (plural)

Craig and his wonderful list

Cold competition

Dining Out for Life with AOA

Cuomo admin pushing for concessions from state employee unions, DMV supevisor accused of helping son cheat on driver's test, details on proposed Saratoga brew pub, bear attack

Milky

Schenectady County Horticulture Education Center

Day hikes near Albany?

A tank of gas, a cup of coffee and a history lesson

What's up in the Neighborhood

Best Cleaners spring refresh

Officials say Tulip Fest alcohol restrictions not a reaction to riot, three man tango over property tax cap, school boards cut to make budgets, fracking is gassy

What Abner Doubleday isn't famous for -- but actually did do

A good place to camp?

Mike Breslin not running for re-election

Cold War Kids to play at Tulip Fest

Clam strips at Bob & Ron's

Free cone day

Canstruction

Enviro groups rally against fracking, Mantello officially running for Troy mayor, from police chief to big house to pancake house

Today's moment of spring

Winning

Shh, don't tell New Jersey!

For sale: the "oldest" house in Schenectady

Front Parlor Series: Trojan Stories

Too famous

Tierra Farm: Quality, in a nutshell

My Exit: Tim Mack

Free tickets to see Second City

Three weekend shootings in Albany, Cuomo's political role model is Bill not Mario, local colleges report record-high application totals

The week ahead

The Fantasy Lark Street

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You didn't actually ask, but...

Now with more goat

An ode to Aldi

For sale: Washington Tavern, Ginger Man

Stuff to do this weekend

Hudson Mohawk Reskilling Festival

The cabbage patch

Why the Albany Pine Bush is sandy

Flying Pigs pickup

Interactive Watervliet

Craig and his wonderful list

On being an opportunistic shopper

Focus at Capitol shifts to property tax cap, lawsuit alleges kids were subjected to unnecessary dental work, the allure of the Ken Griffey Jr rookie card, class ring turns up 50 years later

Wanted

The River Street Riot

Arguing balls and strikes

Benvenuto nella nostra città

Shopping Target's new fresh-food offerings

What's up in the Neighborhood

Six things to check out at the Asian Supermarket

Funding for solar energy center prompts talk of sunny future, bill would require answer about organ donation, onion as state vegetable?

The new All Good Bakers storefront

Happy or cranky?

Big new customer for Ecovative Design

Sappy

The Casola Dining Room at SCCC

The Riverway Storytelling Festival

Ha.

Greulich's Market

Push for federal solar energy and high-speed rail funding, girl in fight video: "people should just let it go," shooting in Troy, 0-60 in three seconds

Getting reacquainted with Schenectady's Stockade

POY: Jimmer

BusPlus launches

Flying Pigs Farm CSA

Supermarket Showdown IV

The Sunmark Startup Grant

Miller pleads guilty to DWAI, 13-year-old tased during fight, another Albany post office to close, construction starts again on Fuller Road

My Exit: Robert DuPont

The week ahead

The Mail Chute

A quick recap of the week

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Sympathy for the weatherman

5 places to check out on Upper Union Street

14 hours at Crisan

"I'm very happy for them"

Stuff to do this weekend

Snowy apocalypse fizzles, Cuomo takes victory lap, Albany planning board sued over church, peace sign billboard mystery revealed

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