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

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + We gave away tickets to The Lovely Feast at Takk House by asking:... (more)

Today's moment of construction

We happened to be near the Albany convention center site Friday so we stopped by to gawk at the progress of the construction. And gawk... (more)

Warehouse District wine bar, new supermarket among plans up for review in Albany

A plan for a new wine bar in a space along Broadway in Albany's Warehouse District is among a group of notable projects on the... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Just in time for Valentine's Day -- or maybe President's Day -- winter has decided to make a return to the Capital Region. Temperatures could... (more)

Morning Blend

Colonie murder/suicide investigation State Police said Thursday that an investigation has concluded that Colonie Police Officer Israel Roman shot his wife, his 10-year-old son, then... (more)

Recent Comments

I voted yes, but I think there has to be a revote. if not, then the school board is saying that votes don't matter, all that matters is that we got what we wanted. I think that is a very dangerous road to go down. They need to do it right and make sure everyone who is eligible to vote has the opportunity to do so. There were enough problems to easily say that people were denied the opportunity to vote. We don't want that hanging over our heard during this important project.

Checking out Blaze Pizza

...has 10 comments, most recently from Amy

Saint Rose faculty vote "no confidence" in college president

...has 2 comments, most recently from Mohenjo

Warehouse District wine bar, new supermarket among plans up for review in Albany

...has 6 comments, most recently from Anthony

Breaking down the Albany High School vote

...has 6 comments, most recently from William

Recommendations for cleaning services?

...has 6 comments, most recently from Kellen