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.

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

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (warm start), to Thanksgiving,... (more)

This week was brought to you by

This week was brought to you by donuts, weather that makes you want to sit inside and eat donuts, and hot chocolate that you want... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + It's the pivot and center of Albany's whirl -- and back in print.... (more)

Today's moment of late autumn

Otto got his first visit to Capital Hills since it closed for the season earlier this week. And by closed for the season, that means... (more)

New blog worth a look: Chefsday

One of our favorite things to do is to ask about people about their jobs. Not just "What do you do?" -- but more "How... (more)

Recent Comments

There is zen-like ritual to using and maintaining a straight razor, especially one that has over 100 years of history behind it. I highly recommend it.

Good neighborhood Christmas light displays?

...has 6 comments, most recently from steve keeter

What if Upstate New York and Downstate New York were separate states?

...has 21 comments, most recently from Johnny

A look inside The Shop in Troy

...has 10 comments, most recently from LB

Locally-made beauty products?

...has 16 comments, most recently from Nicole

The Anti-Rent War

...has 7 comments, most recently from Duncan Crary