A quick recap of the week

week review 2018-01-12

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

+ The new NYS Writers Institute visiting writers slate is jammed with high-profile authors and artists.

+ Albany, an artist, and the colors of snow.

+ Martin asked about finding a gymnasium space to rent.

+ Deanna stopped in at Buddha Noodle -- and played some skee ball.

+ The Opalka Gallery's slate of spring events is out.

+ What's up in the Neighborhood this week: the indelible legacy of Titus Eddy, the origin of Tulip Fest, the shared story of two families on Jay Street, the judge who died in the cemetery, the college wiped out by a landslide, urban renewal, daycare, winter hiking, frazil ice, heckling, manly men and their cats, shopping habits, Delaware Supply, Franklin Alley Social Club, Zaitoon Kitchen, and deep dreams.

+ Kathy Sheehan is moving to Arbor Hills, so we rolled together a map of where every Albany mayor since the Civil War has lived.

+ A few Martin Luther King Jr. Day events coming up.

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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