A quick recap of the week

week review 2011-07-02

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

+ Soapbox: Kim urged people to "slow. THE EFF. Down."

+ We got the story behind the tiny anti-frackers that have been popping up around the Capital Region.

+ We organized a screening at The Spectrum of Virgin Alexander, the indie comedy that shot in Saratoga last summer -- and it sold out!

+ An item in the freezer case at The Fresh Market called out to us.

+ Here are a handful of local places to catch fireworks this weekend. And CVAA asked about the best spots to watch the fireworks with kids.

+ Noah told us about wild edibles growing in downtown Albany.

+ Kate asked about finding local web development/design social groups.

+ We pulled together a list of upcoming concerts that could be fun/interesting.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: a flying fire truck, farm work, roudabouts, conservatism, Stewart's, TNO, secret gardens, tiny creatures, honey ham, bacon bourbon, gelato, truth in advertising, sheep, and a sprouting sneaker.

+ @sozepiggytails asked about evening yoga classes.

+ A few of the items found on Craigslist this week: a guy with a beard who dances to Madonna, a relationship that doesn't have to be Scrabble-only, and "some kind of Nordic Track ass building torture device."

+ Steph asked about finding a low-cost clinic for a check-up.

+ Even the garbage cans on Delaware Ave in Albany have gotten a makeover.

+ Answers to questions to you didn't necessarily ask.

+ And the Jesus limo (probably) has a new look, OK?

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 shared a photo or idea this week!

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