A quick recap of the week

week review 2013-07-20

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

+ Casey talked with the founder of the Giddy Up, a new service for getting to and from Saratoga.

+ Super Girl asked about where to get a bike fixed.

+ A quick comparison of the speeds of locally-available internet service.

+ Jennifer asked about finding a groomer for cats.

+ We tried the new Dunkin Donuts glazed donut breakfast sandwich. (Yep: egg and bacon, on a donut.)

+ The organizers of this year's Rest Fest announced the headliner.

+ Frustrated by how often it happens, Colleen asked about how to deal with cat calling. (There was a lot of discussion.)

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: observations from the jury box, good drying weather, farm animals, a flea market, grand hotels, finding a bridge, Oakwood Cemetery, trail running, the red school house, Hop Chef, tacos, a day of eating in Albany, beer, Kay's Pizza, lobster roll, a "cray" burger, and unexpected pregnancy questions.

+ We gave away tickets to the barrel-aged beer festival at City Beer Hall by asking: What your favorite thing to drink when it's hot?

+ The lineup for this year's Pearl Palooza is out.

+ A few of the items found on Craigslist this week: something about Albany and Switzerland, a cash/flirting lane, lots of air conditioners, and handsome Polish chickens.

+ A notable home on Washington Park -- "The Castle" -- could be headed for a new use.

+ Hot times for power usage.

+ And the AOA Historic Bad Boys, Broads and Bootleggers Tour sold out in less than 24 hours. Thanks to everyone who bought tickets. (And about scheduling a second tour... We're looking into it, but won't know until after this tour.)

Here's the whole week all lined up.

Thanks to everyone who posted a comment or shared an idea or photo this week!

Central Ave photo: Jessica (iessi on Flickr) | Giddy Up: courtesy of Traci Cornwell


Was sad to see that Albany lost another restaurants!

Katrinellas Bistro announced on their website that they have closed.

I had heard that the city made it difficult for the small business to remain open.

Food was awesome ! Will be missed

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