What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: picky football players, coverage that was all wet, cheap drinks, and wedding drama...

Steve got word that some Giants are very specific about what kind of vodka is used to make their penne alla vodka. And it turns out they might have reason to be picky!

Horatio at iSaratoga reviewed the local media coverage of the track opening.

Albany Jane reports that MJ's in Troy is a great place to grab some cheap drinks.

Kristi's friend couldn't find a church in which to get married... but it looks like there's a happy ending.

And Celina remembered her grandmother. If you read anything this week, read this.


There's a lot more going on around the Neighborhood, check it out. If you know of a great blog or site we should include, post a comment or send us an email: editors |at| alloveralbany |dot| com.

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Aw, you guys are too sweet! Thanks!

And where else would I find a bevy of berry farms?

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