A quick recap of the week

week review 2018-01-07

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

+ A look around Delaware Supply, the new craft beer bar next to The Spectrum.

+ Elena asked about finding a kid-friendly brunch spot.

+ We checked out the new Franklin Alley Social Club in Troy.

+ Nicole asked about finding a local service for custom embroidery.

+ What was up in the Neighborhood this week: the Polar Plunge, the cold, the ice, layering, things learned in 2017, budgeting, Santa's sleigh, Robert Burns, the Mohawk Overall Company, an unexpected connection, tipping, overused words, coffee, R&R, ramen, Utica greens, steak, green things, and marriage.

+ Six things from Andrew Cuomo's 2018 State of the State speech

+ Nicole asked about a good rehearsal dinner venue in Saratoga.

+ A few things for making it through winter

And, in case you missed it, That Was 2017:

+ Favorite local foods 2017

+ Interesting stories to cover in 2017

+ Things people made in 2017

+ The most popular items on AOA in 2017

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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