A quick recap of the week

week review 2011-07-16

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

+ Rob Madeo was this week's My Exit person.

+ They Might Be Giants have a song about Canajoharie.

+ Jennifer asked finding a place to donate extra fruits and vegetables from gardens. (We're still looking for a few more suggestions.)

+ We took a look at the recommendations for Albany residential parking permit system.

+ Rest Fest announced two national acts have been added to this year's lineup.

+ Daniel declared his choice for the best slice of pizza in the Capital Region.

+ We talked with Sarah Gordon, the founder of Farmie Market -- the local online farmers' market. It expanded this week.

+ Hannah got a look a local muscle car showroom.

+ The historic Trinity Church in Albany crumbled -- Chuck documented its brick-by-brick demoltion.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: what they know that we've forgotten, not paying in cash, hospitals, Camp Bisco, a murder scene, the Boilermaker, free pizza, Pasquale's, the population at Golden Corral, summer trips, things not missed, shopping in Troy, and customer disservice.

+ Bridget asked about networking for engineers (and other technical jobs) in the Capital Region.

+ The Albany metro area is resilient. Theoretically.

+ The South Mall Expressway was closed after an inspection found cracks in the beams supporting it.

+ It's the Year of the Garlic Scape.

+ A few of the items on Craigslist this week: arresting beauty, swinging for second base, rainbow cupcakes as a reward, and alpacas.

+ Cap2Cap asked about local places to go kayaking.

+ We read the whole Albany 2030 plan draft so you didn't have to.

+ And it's an Airstream -- in the sky.

By the way: did you catch the photo series from our break week: Summer Scenes? Definitely work a look.

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!

Trinity Church photo: Chuck Miller
cow photo: Auto Focus Photography

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