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Sunscreen, popsicles and gallons of iced tea. Because, you know, the Capital Region is hot.

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Meanwhile here's who made your AOA fix possible this week:

Stuff to Do

+ The Philadelphia Orchestra opens next week at SPAC. Guests include David Hyde Pierce, Branford Marsalis and Yo Yo Ma. They're also doing a screening of Casablanca with live orchestral accompaniment.

+ Boy, boy, crazy boy -- West Side Story is coming to Proctors August 16-21.

Food and Drink

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ New World Bistro Bar launches its new Wines By The Glass list this weekend. New items include a Gruner Veltlliner and Chenin-Blanc Viognier, perfect cool whites to help beat the heat. New half bottle selections and a gluten-free beer have also been added to the list.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Enjoy great food and music on the patio at Taste.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on the patio or in the "Don Draper Room."

+ It's barbecue season! Be sure to pick up some Bilinski's chicken sausage for the grill.

+ Stop by and pick up some seasonal deliciousness at Honest Weight Food Co-op.

Helpful stuff

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union gave a $1,500 startup grant to the Radix Center. A Sunmark loan could help you fund your good idea.

+ Best Cleaners gave two people a great new look in the AOA/Best refresh contest. To help you refresh your wardrobe, they'll pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

+ Need a lawyer? DiFabio Law Firm is friendly, helpful and will get the job done. They handle real estate, wills, elder law, vehicle and traffic law and more.

Stuff to Try

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

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k06

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