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Food and Drink

+The folks at City Beer Hall are now doing Saturday and Sunday brunch.

+ The patio is open at The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark. And Albany Gastropub is now serving Sunday brunch. So what are you doing this Sunday morning?

+Central Steak host of the AOA Burger Lab. Check out the new harvest burger,noodle bowl and other fun stuff on the spring menu.

+The Schenectady Greenmarket. Sundays from 10am to 2pm around City Hall in Schenectady.

+Delmar Farmers Market runs Saturdays, June through December 9AM-1PM, at the Bethlehem Middle School. Great food and friends. It's all there.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ 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.

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Helpful stuff

+It's hot out there. Crisafulli Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Cooling can install or service your central air. Check out their online specials.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Stuff to do

+The Hellions of Troy

+The Albany All Stars

+Live Nation Presents Florence + The Machine at SPAC on September 16th, and Phish on July 6, 7 & 8

+The Arts Center of the Capital Region is offering all kinds of interesting classes from art to cooking. Check them out and learn something new.

+The Albany Aqua Ducks tours are open for just a few more days -- check them out before they go.

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

Stuff to live in

+17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can book at tour at 869-9302.

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