Thank you

AOA birthday cupcakes 2016

We figure we've now made something just short of 1,200 birthday cupcakes over the life of AOA.

We're skipping out a little earlier today so we can get ready for tonight's AOA birthday party.

It will be the eighth such party, which is almost unbelievable. The beginning feels like it was both a long time ago and just yesterday.

As we've said before, the best thing about working on AOA has been the people -- so many interesting, interested, thoughtful, and funny people. We really appreciate that you've been a part of all this.

Thank you.


Best Party of The Year- Doctor Irritation Approves!

Thank you! Oh, yeah! That's what I should have written on the post about "sharing". AOA is my favorite thing to share! Thanks for a lovely party, too - it was awesome to spend some time in that great new Center of Gravity space!

Happy Birthday AOA!

Thank you Gregg & Mary for another stupendous party!

Can you please email me where the first two were held?
The first one i was at was The Point
Maybe the second was at the point?
City beer Hall
City beer hall
Takk House
Tech Center.

Just wanted to thank you again for throwing us a party for your birthday.
The TVCOG is such a cool place/space/concept. Plus, seeing a 3D printed Anasha in various colors and sizes took the (cup)cake.

mg: the first two were held at the Midtown Tap and Tea Room on New Scotland Ave - I don't think The Point was open then.

@mg: AOA birthday sites:

2016: Tech Valley Center of Gravity
2015: Takk House
2014: The Malt Room
2013: City Beer Hall
2012: City Beer Hall
2011: The Point
2010: Midtown Tap & Tea Room
2009: Albany Pump Station

Thanks Gregg & Eric.
Wish i had been at your first two parties!
I meant the first one i attended was at The Point.
Have to google The Malt Room to see what it looks like.
Missed out on seeing Midtown Tap before it closed.
The first night of my high school reunion had a casual party at the Albany Pump Station.
Looking forward to seeing party photos to see if i FINALLY MADE the photo scene!

How do you get an invite?

I have a confession to make: I ate two cupcakes. But in my feeble defense I ate zero cupcakes last year.
As always, great party! Thanks for it and thanks for creating some of the best content in Albany

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.


Recently on All Over Albany

An opinion on blood plasma centers, methadone clinics, a large logo, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

Exciting Tales of the Albany Planning Board is a program recorded before a live studio audience once a month in which the fates of multi-million... (more)

Exploring Washington County

The rural, rolling hills of Washington County are just about an hour northeast of Albany on a scenic ride along Route 40. The county is... (more)

Morning Blend

Next Albany police chief + Kathy Sheehan has appointed Eric Hawkins to be the next Albany police chief. He's currently the police chief in Southfield,... (more)

The Cornplanter pipe tomahawk

We got a chance this week to stop in the State Museum and see an interesting artifact that's newly on display, Cornplanter's Pipe Tomahawk. The... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

We're in the thick of the summer now. Long days, lemonade, blueberries, ice cream, and a bounty of stuff to do. We collected a few... (more)

Recent Comments

... The theft itself of this important Native American artifact is an important part of its story. It's really a miracle that almost 70 years later that the Cornplanter pipe tomahawk ended up back at the State Museum, instead of remaining in someone's secret, private collection acquired illicitly, or even worse, not cared for professionally and therefore damaged, destroyed, or lost forever.

Scanning that New York State Department of Health report that argues the case for legalizing recreational marijuana

...has 11 comments, most recently from Tim in Waterford

The Cornplanter pipe tomahawk

...has 2 comments, most recently from Ed

Morning Blend for Jul 20

...has 1 comment, most recently from Amy

Local places to buy head scarves?

...has 2 comments, most recently from Summer

Hanging around the film shoot

...has 2 comments, most recently from Rob