What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: syndromes, facials, free stuff, matzoh balls and Tim Gunn.


Rob says we should cut Charles O'Byrne some slack for the whole "late filing syndrome" thing. As Rob points out, "there are many obscure conditions that perfectly normal people deal with every day." He provides a few examples.

Kristi has the first post in her customer service series. It sounds like Kimberley's customer service might need a makeover.

Naomi lets us in on how to score free (nearly new) magazines at the Saratoga Springs Public Library.

Herself a matzoh ball soup orphan, Susan finds comfort at the Metro 20 diner.

And Me. asks "What Would Tim Gunn Do?" if he were riding the bus with slobby UAlbany students.

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

Comments

I think I love that girl. Anyone who hates on Ugg Boots is a-ok in my book.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Breaking down the Albany High School vote

The vote on the reformulated $180 million plan to rebuild/expand Albany High School has gotten a lot of attention this week not just because it... (more)

In search of the place in Albany that John Wilkes Booth accidentally stabbed himself

Albany Archives has a fun post about hunting down the exact location of the old Gayety Theatre on Green Street in downtown Albany -- it's... (more)

Grey Fox Festival lineup 2016

The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is back July 14-17. And the lineup includes a bunch of names you'll recognize -- including headliners Bela Fleck (of... (more)

Troy Innovation Garage info event

The Troy Innovation Garage, a co-working space in downtown Troy planning to open this fall, has an info/social event lined up at Franklin Plaza Thursday,... (more)

Spending a winter day in the Pioneer Valley

I love western Massachusetts because there are so many little towns to discover, all with unique personalities. Perhaps you've explored the Berkshires before -- Lee,... (more)

Recent Comments

... I have been using OCD cleaners for at least three years now and I have never had a problem. They clean my house (in Albany) every two weeks and have also done an occasional cleaning for parents (in Schenectady). They show up when they say they will, the staff is friendly and courteous, prices are fair and increases have been reasonable. They are also great about working out changes in your scheduled cleaning if you give them notice. I couldn't be happier. ...

Morning Blend for Feb 11

...has 4 comments, most recently from Mike

Recommendations for cleaning services?

...has 5 comments, most recently from Kathy

Albany High School: An alum's perspective

...has 43 comments, most recently from Nicole

Spending a winter day in the Pioneer Valley

...has 1 comment, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

What if tearing down I-787 could actually improve traffic?

...has 34 comments, most recently from JayK