What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Crossgates, sharing, massages, Richard Russo, cider donuts, cannibalism, goat meat, wool, Patroons, bubbles, Friendly's and Utica.


Leigh has decided that Crossgates is a portal to another dimension.

Dawn found that out that some adults don't know how to take turns.

Melissa went for a spa day.

The Bee Balm Gal saw Richard Russo speak.

Daniel considered cider donuts. (And declared that he's not a cannibal. Well, in most circumstances.)

Mr. Dave found "nice looking" goat meat at Price Chopper.

Naomi talked with a local artist about her recycled wool clothing.

Beth recommended a classic movie about Patroons set in Hudson.

RPInsider snapped a pic of a bubbly bathtub fountain.

Chuck made a donation to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Kristi got her concerns about Friendly's heard.

And Matt says you gotta go to Utica.


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