What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: chutzpa, insult, needs, reasonable prices, takeout, duck, the farmers' market, manners, photos, cross country skiing and de-cluttering.


His Crankiness at iSaratoga says Joe Bruno and his supporters had a lot of "chutzpa" to be hold a fundraiser for Uncle Joe.

Bee Balm Gal thinks the ticketing of the two pedestrians hit while crossing the street New Year's Eve in Saratoga added insult to injury.

RPInsider came up with a list of 20 items the school needs -- before a new house president's house.

After Daniel B wrote about a lack of "good food at reasonable prices" in the Capital Region, Steve asked people for ideas. And you know that Daniel had to follow up.

Mr. Dave was happy with his $20 family takeout meal from Bellini's.

Melissa had "by far the best meal I have ever eaten at a chain restaurant."

Rebecca checked out the Saratoga Winter Farmers' Market.

Albany Jane would like you to bring your manners to Cooking the Tree of Life.

B scored some vintage photos in Troy.

The Exiles went cross country skiing in Rensselaer County.

And Mark made a de-cluttering game for Naomi.

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