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This week was brought to you by

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This week was brought to you by tulips.

This week in AOA was brought to you by light breezes, open windows, spring showers and tulips with attitude.

It was also brought to you by the fantastic advertisers below. Not only do they support your Capital Region information habit, they've also got great products and services, so check them out when you can.

If there's something you want to pass along to the AOA Crowd, we can help get you started. It's easy and affordable. Just send us a note at advertising@alloveralbany.com.

Stuff to do

Mop and Bucket Improv Company, where making stuff up isn't lying - it's a gift for fiction. You can catch their shows every Friday at 8pm Underground at Proctors, every Saturday at The Comedy Works. They also teach drop-in classes every Saturday morning at Proctors.

+ The Hellions of Troy Roller Derby.

+ The Albany All Stars Roller Derby.

+The Albany Institute of History and Art's exhibit of Currier and Ives prints continues this weekend.

Stuff to learn

Arts Center for the Capital Region, starting a beginning swing dance, Lindy-Hop and blues class on June 11.

+The College of Saint Rose, offering 52 Graduate Programs with a purpose. Programs include: MFA in Creative writing, MBA, Computer Information Systems and more.

+The Weekend MBA program at UAlbany. Get your MBA in 22 months, while you work.

Stuff to Try

The Capital Region Ultimate Disc Association, Albany's premiere ultimate frisbee league, is accepting new players for its summer league.

+Albany Public Library's mobile app --find locations and hours, check your library card account, learn about upcoming events, download eBooks, audiobooks, music and more. Check ISBN bar codes on books, DVDs and CDs to see if the library owns what you're looking for.

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

Food and Drink

The patio is open and the wine is flowing at the Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark.

The Cheese Traveler, a purveyor of fine, hand-crafted domestic and imported cheeses mad by small producers by cheesemakers using Old World traditions. The Cheese Traveler offers a broad selection of artisan cheeses of all styles from the three major milks - cow, goat, and sheep - to compose a perfectly balanced cheese plate or to select a choice few for delightful snacking. All cheeses can be tasted before purchase and are cut to order by knowledgeable cheesemongers.

+All Good Bakers, Albany's farm to bakery cafe. Now serving croissants and pain au chocolat every day, made with our own fresh, grass-fed, cultured butter and NY stoneground flour from North Country Farms.

+Congratulate your Graduate with New World Bistro Bar's Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 19th! They'll be serving up some home made goodness for the heartiest of appetites from 11AM-4PM, menu to be found on New World Bistro Bar website. they're pulling out the stops to keep those Mamas happy with their Brunch Buffet. Seating begins at 11AM and ends at 3PM, $28 adults/ $15 children twelve and under. Also, the patio is officially open and makes an awesome place to treat that special Mommy to a nice al fresco dinner too! Dinner from 5-9:30pm on Sundays.

+ City Beer Hall has great food, a fantastic rooftop deck, and a Saturday and Sunday brunch starting at 11AM.

+Mingledonated 100 percent of their Dining Out for Life Day sales to The Aids Council of Northeastern New York.

+ Honest Weight Food Coop has all the best flavors of the season.

Helpful stuff

+Capital District Physicians Health Plan, offering Cafe Well, a social network to help you get well and stay well.

This week was brought to you by

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He's Mr. 10 below...

This week was brought to you by the return of winter, a record warm year, old Albany meets new Albany and one seriously dramatic Yelp review .

It also came to you courtesy of the great folks who advertise on AOA. AOA advertisers help us keep you in the loop on things interesting and important -- or just fun and delicious. You'l find a list of them below. Please check them out when you can.

If there's something you want to pass along to the AOA Crowd, we can help Just send us a note at advertising@alloveralbany.com.

Stuff to do

The Mop and Bucket Improv Company -- where making stuff up isn't lying, it's a gift for fiction. You can catch them every Friday at 8pm Underground at Proctors, and soon they'll be performing every Saturday at The Comedy Works. Now playing: Spontaneous Broadway. Shows are based on audience suggestions, so every week there's something fresh and fun.

+The Breathing Room yoga space, classes in yoga, dance, pilates and more 399 Kenwood Ave Delmar.

+Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presenting virtuoso puppeteer Michael Cooper on January 26th.

+ The Hellions of Troy Roller Derby.

+ The Albany All Stars start their new roller derby season on January 19th.

Food and Drink

+Capital Wine and Spirits is stocked up on wine and spirits for your holiday party. Wine tastings every Friday.

+Classe Catering can cater your party.

+Capital City Gastropub has half price burgers every Wednesday from 5p.m. to 10p.m. and $3 select microrews.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark has three cozy fireplaces and specials like sunchoke ravioli; pine nut milk, citrus, fines herbes 9

+ The Schenectady Greenmarket has moved indoors to Proctors for the winter season. Sundays from 10am to 2pm.

+Celebrate 2013 with New World Bistro Bar Reservations suggested, call 518.694.0520.

+The folks at City Beer Hall are now doing Saturday and Sunday brunch starting at 11AM.

+Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ Honest Weight Food Coop has all the best flavors of the season.

Helpful stuff

+Start planning your healthy resolutions for the new year with an affordable personal trainer from Healthy Concepts for Life.

+Capital District Physicians Health Plan, offering Cafe Well, a social network to help you get well and stay well.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Stuff to Try

The College of Saint Rose -- offering 52 graduate degrees to help you find a career.

+Albany Public Library's mobile app --find locations and hours, check your library card account, learn about upcoming events, download eBooks, audiobooks, music and more. Check ISBN barcodes on books, DVDs and CDs to see if the library owns what you're looking for.

+The Weekend MBA program at UAlbany. Get your MBA in 22 months, while you work.

The Arts Center for the Capital Region offers classes in everything from painting and sculpture to dance and music to cooking. Learn something new in the new year.

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

This week was brought to you by

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3 Days of Phish -- July 6-8 at SPAC.

This week was brought to you by drag queens with candy, fresh scents, and big shoes to fill. And advertisers. Advertisers like Live Nation, presenting 3 days of Phish at SPAC, July 6-8. Tickets available now.

You'll find other AOA advertisers listed below.

If you want to reach the AOA crowd with your advertising message we can make it simple and affordable. Just email us advertising@alloveralbany.com and we'll give you details.

Helpful stuff

+Albany Public Library's Garage Bands in the Garage season is underway and their new Library Mobile App is now available.

+It's getting warm out -- Crisafulli Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Cooling can install or service your central air. Check out their online specials.

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink

+Central Steak host of the AOA Burger Lab. Check out the new harvest burger,noodle bowl and other fun stuff on the spring menu.

+ The patio is open at The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark. And Albany Gastropub is now serving Sunday brunch. So what are you doing this Sunday morning?

+Delmar Farmers Market runs Saturdays, June through December 9AM-1PM, at the Bethlehem Middle School. Great food and friends. It's all there.

+The new spring menu is out at Taste. Sample it with a three course prix fixe dinner for $27. A new dinner every week.

+The folks at City Beer Hall put on a fantastic party for AOA. It's a fun place to hang out and you'll love the food. Need to work or surf the internet over lunch? The WiFi works really well. Oh, and two more words: Mechanical. Bull.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+The Hellions of Troy has their next bout on Saturday, when the Herculadies face off against the Lumber Jills. June 16th at Rollarama. Doors open at 7, bout starts at 8.

+The Saratoga Performing Arts Center, opening its classical season.

+Live Nation Presents Florence + The Machine at SPAC on September 16th.

+The Arts Center of the Capital Region is offering all kinds of interesting classes from art to cooking. Check them out and learn something new.

+The Albany Aquaducks and Trolleys are open for the season with fun spring break tours for the kids all week.

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. This weekend you can tour three beautifully decorated 17 Chapel condos as part of the Vanguard showhouse tour.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

This week was brought to you by

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MBA in 22 months, while you work.

This week was brought to you by Pride, cuteness, strawberries and fried avocado. It was also brought to you by awesome AOA advertisers likeUAlbany's Weekend MBA Program -- a sponsor of AOA's Morning Blend. You can earn an MBA in 22 months while working at your new job. And you'll get a travel abroad experience.

You'll find other AOA advertisers listed below.

If you want to reach the AOA crowd with your advertising message we can make it simple and affordable. Just email us advertising@alloveralbany.com and we'll give you details.

Helpful stuff

+It's getting warm out -- Crisafulli Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Cooling can install or service your central air. Check out their online specials.

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink

+Central Steak host of the AOA Burger Lab. Check out the new harvest burger,noodle bowl and other fun stuff on the spring menu.

+ The patio is open at The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark. And Albany Gastropub is now serving Sunday brunch. So what are you doing this Sunday morning?

+Delmar Farmers Market runs Saturdays, June through December 9AM-1PM, at the Bethlehem Middle School. Great food and friends. It's all there.

+The new spring menu is out at Taste. Sample it with a three course prix fixe dinner for $27. A new dinner every week.

+The folks at City Beer Hall put on a fantastic party for AOA. It's a fun place to hang out and you'll love the food. Need to work or surf the internet over lunch? The WiFi works really well. Oh, and two more words: Mechanical. Bull.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+The Saratoga Performing Arts Center, opening its classical season.

+Live Nation Presents Florence + The Machine at SPAC on September 16th.

+The Arts Center of the Capital Region is offering all kinds of interesting classes from art to cooking. Check them out and learn something new.

+The Albany Aquaducks and Trolleys are open for the season with fun spring break tours for the kids all week.

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. This weekend you can tour three beautifully decorated 17 Chapel condos as part of the Vanguard showhouse tour.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

This week was brought to you by

The Whole Hog -- winner of the AOA Burger Lab -- coming this fall to the menu at Central Steak.

This week was brought to you by childhood rediscovered, pretty peonies, the not-so-much-a-bagel and The Whole Hog.

And, of course, by the advertisers below. They make AOA possible, so please, check them out when you can. If you want to reach the AOA crowd with your advertising message we can make it simple and affordable. Just email us advertising@alloveralbany.com and we'll give you details.

Food and Drink

+Central Steak host of the AOA Burger Lab. Check out the new harvest burger,noodle bowl and other fun stuff on the spring menu.

+ The patio is open at The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark. And Albany Gastropub is now serving Sunday brunch. So what are you doing this Sunday morning?

+Delmar Farmers Market runs Saturdays, June through December 9AM-1PM, at the Bethlehem Middle School. Great food and friends. It's all there.

+The new spring menu is out at Taste. Sample it with a three course prix fixe dinner for $27. A new dinner every week.

+The folks at City Beer Hall put on a fantastic party for AOA. It's a fun place to hang out and you'll love the food. Need to work or surf the internet over lunch? The WiFi works really well. Oh, and two more words: Mechanical. Bull.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+The Saratoga Performing Arts Center, opening its classical season on Thursday, June 7th with a performance by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane modern dance company.

+Live Nation Presents Florence + The Machine at SPAC on September 16th.

+The Arts Center of the Capital Region is offering all kinds of interesting classes from art to cooking. Check them out and learn something new.

+The Albany Aquaducks and Trolleys are open for the season with fun spring break tours for the kids all week.

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

+ God of Carnage closes this weekend at Capital Rep .

Stuff to learn

+You can get an MBA in 22 months and keep your current job at UAlbany's Weekend MBA Program.

Helpful stuff

+It's getting warm out -- Crisafulli Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Cooling can install or service your central air. Check out their online specials.

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. This weekend you can tour three beautifully decorated 17 Chapel condos as part of the Vanguard showhouse tour.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

This week was brought to you by

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Aquaducks season begins this week with spring break tours for the kids.

This week was brought to you by diners, roadsign graffiti and canimals. And by our awesome advertisers. They're great people running great businesses. Check out the list below and stop in and visit them when you can.

If you want to reach the AOA crowd with your advertising message we can make it simple and affordable. Just email us advertising@alloveralbany.com and we'll give you details.

Stuff to do

+The Albany Aquaducks and Trolleys are open for the season with fun spring break tours for the kids all week.

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

+JoinThe Arts Center of the Capital Region on April 21st for River Street Riot, a Rockin' Dance Party Benefit. Tickets are $15 in advance.

+The Hot Club of San Francisco plays gypsy jazz at Troy Music Hall on April 21st. $27-$35.

+ Live Nation presents the Dave Matthews Band at SPAC June 8 & 9. Tickets on sale now.

+ Black Pearl Sings is at Capital Rep.

+Proctors presents the Broadway touring company of Memphis April 17-22.

+Albany All Stars roller derby has bout this Saturday at 7pm at the Washington Avenue Armory $12, $4 for kids.

+ Albany Dodgeball is looking for players. Join them any Thursday nights at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Stuff to learn

Endorphin Business Center will help teach you the tools to make your new idea or business a success.

Helpful stuff

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink
+The folks at City Beer Hall put on a fantastic party for AOA last week. It's a fun place to hang out and you'll love the food. Need to work or surf the internet over lunch? The WiFi works really well. And did we mention there's a mechanical bull?

+ Here are tonight's awesome specials at New World Bistro Bar. Time is running out to sample the winter menu. Spring menu starts April 11th.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 pm Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can check out their new model condo and see the furnished rooftop patio. A special tax discount from the City of Albany means that combined utility costs, homeowners fees and property taxes are as low as $250 per month.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

This week was brought to you by

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"You go." "No, you go." "Wait...umm...I'm confused."

This week was brought to you by scarves, jackets, soup and photos from last week when it was like, you know -- 80 degrees. Remember that? Sigh.

This week, as always, AOA was powered by a whole bunch of terrific advertisers. You'll find them listed below. They're great people running great businesses, so check them out when you can.

If you want to reach the AOA crowd with your advertising message we can make it simple and affordable. Just email us advertising@alloveralbany.com and we'll give you details.

Stuff to do

+Mop & Bucket Company makes up great improv comedy every Friday night underground at Proctors. They're also available for parties and private events. Check them out at MopCo.org.

+JoinThe Arts Center of the Capital Region on April 21st for River Street Riot, a Rockin' Dance Party Benefit. Tickets are $15 in advance.

+The Hot Club of San Francisco plays gypsy jazz at Troy Music Hall on April 21st. $27-$35.

+ Live Nation presents the Dave Matthews Band at SPAC June 8 & 9. Tickets on sale now.

+ Black Pearl Sings is at Capital Rep.

+Proctors presents the Broadway touring company of Memphis April 17-22.

+Albany All Stars roller derby has bout this Saturday at 7pm at the Washington Avenue Armory $12, $4 for kids.

+ Albany Dodgeball is looking for players. Join them any Thursday nights at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Stuff to learn

Endorphin Business Center will help teach you the tools to make your new idea or business a success.

Helpful stuff

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is celebrating its 75th birthday! Check out their website to see how to put more money in your pocket.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink
+The folks at City Beer Hall put on a fantastic party for AOA last week. It's a fun place to hang out and you'll love the food. Need to work or surf the internet over lunch? The WiFi works really well. And did we mention there's a mechanical bull?

+ Here are tonight's awesome specials at New World Bistro Bar. Time is running out to sample the winter menu. Spring menu starts April 11th.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 pm Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can check out their new model condo and see the furnished rooftop patio. A special tax discount from the City of Albany means that combined utility costs, homeowners fees and property taxes are as low as $250 per month.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

Photo: Flickr user dtcchc

This week was brought to you by

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This week was brought to you by very small snowmen.

This week was brought to you by -- SNOW! Not a lot, but enough for some wee little snowmen.

And this week's AOA information fix was brought to you by the awesome advertisers below. If there's something you want to let people know about, AOA can help. Advertising with us is easy and affordable. It starts with an email to advertising@alloveralbany.com.

Stuff to learn

The Arts Center of the Capital Region has classes in music, dance, theater, writing, art, and culinary arts. Get off the couch and check them out!

Endorphin Business Center will help teach you the tools to make your new idea or business a success.

Helpful stuff

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is partnering with Regional Food Bank to help distribute prepared and non perishable food. They're also temporarily easing the loan process to get cash to people who need to make repairs, necessities and clean up efforts.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink

+ Grab a Bloody Mary and linger over brunch at New World Bistro Bar this weekend. Reservations at (518) 694 - 0520.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 pm Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+ The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on March 19th. $22-$79

+ Black Pearl Sings opens March 14th at aCapital Rep.

+ Albany Dodgeball is looking for players. Join them any Thursday nights at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can check out their new model condo and see the furnished rooftop patio. A special tax discount from the City of Albany means that combined utility costs, homeowners fees and property taxes are as low as $250 per month.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

Photo: Flickr user cindywho

This week was brought to you by

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Snowbanks? What snowbanks?

Another week brought to us by the non-winter of 2012. And the awesome advertisers below.

If there's something you want to let people know about, AOA can help. Advertising with us is easy and affordable. It starts with an email to advertising@alloveralbany.com.

Stuff to learn

The Arts Center of the Capital Region has classes in music, dance, theater, writing, art, and culinary arts. Get off the couch and check them out!

Endorphin Business Center will help teach you the tools to make your new idea or business a success.

Helpful stuff

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is partnering with Regional Food Bank to help distribute prepared and non perishable food. They're also temporarily easing the loan process to get cash to people who need to make repairs, necessities and clean up efforts.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink

+ Grab a Bloody Mary and linger over brunch at New World Bistro Bar this weekend. Reservations at (518) 694 - 0520.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 pm Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+ The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis on March 19th. $22-$79

+ Black Pearl Sings opens March 14th at aCapital Rep.

+ Albany Dodgeball is looking for players. Join them any Thursday nights at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can check out their new model condo and see the furnished rooftop patio. A special tax discount from the City of Albany means that combined utility costs, homeowners fees and property taxes are as low as $250 per month.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

Photo: Flickr user barbtrek

This week was brought to you by

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We <3 AOA advertisers

Flowers, chocolate and candy conversation hearts.

And the awesome advertisers below.

If there's something you want to let people know about, AOA can help. Advertising with us is easy and affordable. It starts with an email to advertising@alloveralbany.com.

Stuff to learn

The Arts Center of the Capital Region has classes in music, dance, theater, writing, art, and culinary arts. Get off the couch and check them out!

Endorphin Business Center will help teach you the tools to make your new idea or business a success.

Helpful stuff

+ Recenter Square is ready to help you jump start your new year's resolution right now. They've got personal trainers, classes and there's off street parking.

+ Sunmark Federal Credit Union is partnering with Regional Food Bank to help distribute prepared and non perishable food. They're also temporarily easing the loan process to get cash to people who need to make repairs, necessities and clean up efforts.

+ Best Cleaners will pick up and deliver your dry cleaning to your home or office at no extra charge.

Food and Drink

+ This weekend New World Bistro Bar will kick it up Cajun style with Mardi Gras themed specials to get you ready for Fat Tuesday. Specials will include:

-baked & stuffed oyster trio that includes the chef's own oysters Ric-a-Feller with spinach, Pernod, and Bearnaise.
-Cajun Peppered Shrimp... a house favorite!
-Crispy Fried Gator Bites... chomp, chomp!
-Big Cajun Bowls... options to choose from including Bayou Swamp Gumbo, Seitan & Vegan Gumbo, or Gulf Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Jambalaya.
-CAGE Blackened Catfish... with Louisiana Bearnaise, corn pudding, and collard greens

Mardi Gras dinner specials will run all weekend and on Fat Tuesday. Reservations suggested (518) 694 - 0520.

+ Our Daily Eats -- serving up fresh basil pesto, roasted nuts and seeds. They also have four granolas. Available at the Delmar Farmers Market, Schenectady Greenmarket and the Empire State Plaza Wednesday Farmers Market. Local retailers are listed on their website.

+ The Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark is now offering a five-course tasting menu with seatings at 6 and 9 pm Tuesday-Saturday. You'll need to make a reservation for those.

+ Capital Wine on State and Lark in Albany. They've got tastings every Friday night, so stop by on your way out to dinner. And they've got great tips on wine and food pairings.

+ Stop in at The Point for dinner on in the "Don Draper Room."

+ There are lots of great seasonal flavors waiting for you at Honest Weight Food Coop.

Stuff to do

+ The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall presents the String Fever, this Sunday afternoon at 3. $15-$32.

+ The Sisters Rosensweig continues this weekend at Capital Rep.

+ Albany Dodgeball is looking for players. Join them any Thursday nights at The Washington Avenue Armory.

Stuff to live in

17 Chapel Boutique Condominiums in downtown Albany still has a few condos available. You can check out their new model condo and see the furnished rooftop patio. A special tax discount from the City of Albany means that combined utility costs, homeowners fees and property taxes are as low as $250 per month.

Stuff to Try

+ Get $250 off your 2011 website design and development from Brayton Graphics when you mention you came from AOA!

+ Get a FREE MONTH of Wink High Speed Internet Service from Tech Valley Communications. Enter this code when you sign up for service at: www.winkinternet.com: w1n87k0

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