Another year

AOA6 cupcake

There have also been about a thousand cupcakes.

Back when we were like, "Hey, we should start a website," a lot of things seemed possible. But probable? Not really.

Yet here we are, six years later, celebrating another year. Along the way we've learned a lot, worked a lot, and met a bunch of interesting people. The best part has been the people.

Thank you.


Congratulations and happy 6th (website) birthday!

Have a great time tonight! [Hopefully the cupcake bandit doesn't decide to strike again.]

HBD AOA! Wish I could be at the party to enjoy some cupcakes with you!

You provide me with everything I need to know about what matters in this city.

No, THANK YOU! You two have created something remarkable, and make it look like the easiest thing in the world. You made living in Albany better.

Happy birthday and thanks again for the work that goes into being such a great local resource. My wife was commenting on how diverse the attendees of the party were, demographically - emblematic of just how wide your audience is!

Here's to many more!

Happy birthday! Congrats :)

Now that I am in Albania I miss my AOA. Congratulations for making the capital region an amazing place to live, work and play.

Happy Birthday, and many, MANY more.

Thanks for cultivating a fabulous community with awesome content.

I don't think "local treasure" would be overstating it.

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday, AOA! Thanks for all your do, and your hard work. You really bring a positivity to this area, and help make everyone aware of how awesome it is!

I echo the many estimable people on post. You have made Albany better for me. I love the diversity of the group of people you bring together.

and those cupcakes. so artfully piped! :)

Happy Birthday!

Thanks AOA for the past 6 years.. you've definitely made my life more enjoyable and interesting. Happy Birthday!!

I used to lament that it was hard to find anyone that looked at the great things about Albany, but easy to find complainers.

Thank you for turning that around. All Over Albany reminds us of why this place is great, shines a light on the people who make it great (including AOA Greg and AOA Mary), and gives us new reasons to enjoy this area. AOA is truly a treasure.

Thank you for all you do for the area, for your hard work, and for reporting in such a respectful, dignified manner. I could sing the praises of AOA all day.

Happy birthday!


Congratulations on 6 years! I only recently came across the website, but I read it daily. Thanks for all the great info you provide.

Greg & Mary, you guys rock. I know I'm echoing prior comments, but this website is one of the things that really makes Albany a great place. You bring people together in such a positive and uplifting way, it's a pretty amazing feat. I'm still sad I couldn't make it last night but I wish AoA the happiest of birthdays! Thank you for your fine work and dedication to Albany!

Well thanks for giving me a place to meet new and interesting people on and off the intertubes!

Also, thanks for all the cupcakes! =D

AOA has played a vital role in promoting the best in the Capital Region and creating community.

Still the only blog I read regularly. Here's to many more years of AOA.

Best blog in capital region and beyond. Congrats and happy birthday.

Happy birthday AOA! Thanks to Greg and Mary for helping make the capital region even more awesome (and for helping us find all the awesome stuff that has always been here)! And thanks for throwing a great party last night! Cupcakes, oysters, good drinks, great people...mmm!

congrats! love your site for albany goings on.
wish you had a events calendar though. one that shows live music/events even bar events like poker and trivia.

This web site is an integral part of the fabric of this area.

Good show, AOA!

Thanks for continuing to exist, AOA.

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