A quick recap of the week

week review 2017-11-11

Here are a few highlights from the past short week on AOA...

+ Rebecca asked about volunteer opportunities around Thanksgiving. (We could still use another suggestion or two on this one, if you have something in mind.)

+ Prompted by the reaction to a bunch of local projects lately: What's an apartment or condo building design you actually like?

+ Some context for thinking about rents in the Capital Region.

+ We gave away tickets to one of two Northshire author events + a gift card to 15 Church by asking: What's a book that's meant a lot to you? Why?

+ Quick-scan results from the general election on Tuesday, which included many local offices.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: guns and prayers, affordable housing, pensions, target drivers, Susan B. Anthony, ghost signs, Samuel Marcy, budgeting, the upper Hudson, the restaurant industry, Montreal, Southern Tier pizza, a pork chop, kid-friendly restaurants, Election Cake, and Halloween candy.

+ Mapping out a future for bikes in Troy.

+ And two more large residential projects have been proposed for Albany.

Here's the whole week in one place.

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

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