A quick recap of the week

week review 2012-11-09

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

+ Danielle tried some of the many wing flavors (PB&J?) at Basil City in Troy -- including the Burning Human.

+ We gobbled up some bits about Albany's turkeys. (We're talking about actual turkeys.)

+ We talked with UAlbany grad Dion Flynn, who's been playing Barack Obama on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. (He and Fallon know each other from their Albany days.)

+ Right, there were an election this week... here are easy-scan local election result highlights.

+ The Icy, Snowy Apocalypse Meter made its first appearance of the season.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: Meat Romney, a nation divided by Facebook, generator ethics, BUILT, surveillance, winning Halloween, mushroom hunting, tattoos, mozz and melba drama, white whales, Helsinki Hudson, disappointing breakfast, a beermosa, miSci, Nanovember, maps, and a face.

+ We gave away VIP tickets to next week's AIDS Council Beaujolais Nouveau event by asking: What's something in the Capital Region that you should do now? As in, now. Right now.

+ Casey talked with the owners of Helsinki Hudson about what they have going on -- and what's happening in Hudson.

+ A few of the items found on Craigslist this week: 50 shades of waiting, a platonic threesome, zebra, and a Corgi.

+ Lock up your policy wonks, C-SPAN is coming to town.

+ The Latham strip club Nite Moves -- and Steve Barnes -- were on the Colbert Report.

+ And answers to questions you didn't ask.

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 an idea or photo this week!

Dion Flynn screengrab: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon | turkey photo: David M

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