Win tickets to the Albany Barn's Fusion chef event

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Ric Orlando, Yono Purnomo, and a host of other notable Capital Region chefs will be cooking on October 12th at Fusion -- a benefit to help raise The Albany Barn. The event, at the Washington Park Lakehouse, includes fusion-inspired food pairings from the chefs, plus pocket performances, live art installations, and more. Tickets for this event are going fast, but you can still get them for as low as $60.

AOA has a pair of VIP tickets to give away. A $150 value, the tickets come with a pair of limited-edition Fusion cocktail glasses.

To enter our drawing for the tickets, just answer the question below in the comment section of this post:

What two things in the Capital Region would you like to fuse together?

Give us your favorite mash up. Maybe it's food and beer, countryside and city, your favorite buildings, Saratoga with the ocean -- whatever.

Important: All comments must be submitted by 5 pm on Thursday, October 4 to be entered in the drawing. You must answer the question to be part of the drawing. One entry per person, please. You must enter a valid email address (that you check regularly -- seriously, if you win, we want to give you the tickets) with your comment. The winners will be notified via email by 8 am on Friday, October 5 and must respond by 6 pm that day.

All Over Albany is a media sponsor for Fusion


EMPAC and Gingerman. That's EMPACman for you.
Thanks. I'm here all week. Try the veal.

Troy with Albany

Pump Station beer & a shot of Coal Yard whiskey.

All Over Albany fused directly to MY BRAIN!

The riverfront and the Warehouse District.

Menands and Drive-In Movie Theatre
(They had one many years ago - where FedEx is located today)

Troy Farmers Market fused with Lark Street

Easy & public transit.

Troy and Saratoga. Sure, why not?

Cafe Lena + The Ruck => Cafe Ruck.

The first snowflakes with the first hot, sunny day in spring

Old Planned Parenthood Building on Lark with YMCA Center Square needs a gym!

finnbars pub + any laundromat .... so I can clean+dry while I chat+drink

Caffe Lena and the Massry Center for the Performing Arts

Captain JP and Brown's Brewery. (a night on the hudson, with really good beer)

Saratoga's nightlife and Albany's shopping.

Albany's Downtown + Colonie's Police Department

The ESP with the Biergarten. Bigger and better. Why not?

The lakes of the Adirondacks and Latham - much shorter drive to kayak!

Jason Baker & my Albany kitchen.

Rollerblading and Karate.

Jack's Diner with Jack's Oyster House

The bands that play at Northern Lights with a much cooler venue like the Egg or the Palace Theatre.

the Adirondacks and my backyard - I could totally skip the northway ride through Saratoga county that way!

The Egg and Thatcher Park - what a performance space!

Troy Farmers Market and Washington Park

I would love paring Troy downtown with the RPI close yet so far!

Hattie's and Bier Abbey! Fried Chicken and killer beers.

I would like to re-merge the railroad with downtown Albany.

Cheesecake Machismo and the postal service.

Mahar's and Cafe Capriccio.

Some Girls + Five Guys

Flying chicken and Brown Bag!

trader joe's and cooking classes

Kurver Kreme + City Beer Hall. beer and ice cream? might be able to one up the pizza.

The Cookie Factory + my backyard.

Artists + More Art Buyers

Olde English and the Albany Visitor Center. History overload with a nice pint.

Parking + more of it

Colonie Center + the tea store and Penzey's store from Crossgates.

Books + beer. We need a place like the spotty dog in Albany.

Bake For You and Mocha Lisa's Cafe...favorite local bakery and favorite local coffeehouse--each so good but located too far apart--would love a one-stop shop!

Trader Joe's and my Apartment.

The shops of Stuyvesant Plaza melded into a walkable, beautiful, waterfront in downtown Albany where people could tie up boats and bikes and wander into bookstores and eateries.

Bier Abbey and Cider Donuts

i would fuse together Honest weight, Shoprite and Trader Joe's in one convenient Washington park location!

3 things: car share (e.g., Zipcar or similar) + bike share (a la Montreal or DC) + Center Square/downtown. So much sense ... so little chance.

albany and wegmans. enough said.

Saratoga + Lake George (not Village)

new businesses of all types should be fused with our wealth of gorgeous, historic, unused buildings!

I would fuse local pumpkin picking and farm stands with local art galleries/craft fairs.

The Albany Distilling Company and my house

Albany's Bike Path with Colonie Bike path - no gaps.

Lark street and the Troy riverfront. Preferably having the riverfront moved to swan street and inhabiting all of center square.

Cafe Capriccio and the old Pagliacci's roof top restaurant space. Fine dining in the sky.

The Spectrum & Downtown Albany

The Albany Institute of History & Art and Lionheart Pub...great history and great beer!

Yaddo and area farmers' markets.

Vero and Mahars

Albany and Portland, OR

The Ten Broeck Triangle and Honest Weight Food Co-op (or any grocery store!)

The Egg and Brown's Beer

independent shops of downtown Troy + independent shops of Saratoga + Albany downtown [= people living downtown!]

The Adirondacks and my backyard - that way I could miss most of the northway traffic.

Troy + Albany = Troybany.

A drive with upstate foliage.
Wine with Friends and Family
A Beer after Raking

A music festival and culinary event.

SPAC & Maestro's. Entertainment + delicious dining.

contemporary design + affordable housing

What exactly does Albany Barn do other than raise money for itself? Seriously, can anybody tell me?

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