What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: used cars, closing time, TNO, artisan bread, La Serre, Restaurant Week, really good french toast, pork, excellent service, productive worms, a broken clock and zombies.

Kristi asked for suggestions about where to buy a used car.

His Crankiness is not a fan of the proposals to roll back the bar closing time in Saratoga.

Albany Jane had a blast at Troy Night Out.

Jennifer went to a bread class with Zoe "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day" Francois at the Battenkill Kitchen.

Lois had "fantastic" Chicken Milanese at La Serre.

Daniel B has mixed experiences during Restaurant Week.

CAPow had some "really really good" french toast at the Halfmoon Diner.

One of Steve's readers passed a long a first impression of the much-anticipated Black Watch in Glens Falls.

BK held a gathering to appreciate some alcohol.

Silvia reflected on the evolution of dining options in Albany.

Mr. Dave can't pass up a smoked pork loin from Oscar's.

Matt got excellent service at the DiNapoli Opticians in Stuyvesant Plaza.

Leah's worms have been very productive.

Naomi listed 20 reasons to get rid of clutter.

Drew went for a hike up Crane Mountain.

Rob would like to point out that Albany's clock is broken.

And IBI thinks the closed Lillian's lot in Saratoga would be a good place to hold captured zombies.

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, wet), to Christmas,... (more)

This week was brought to you by

This week was brought to you by gifts, latkes, donuts, candles, sparkly lights and a partridge in a pear tree. It was also brought to... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + Daniel and the Best Dozen stopped in at Stewart's for donuts. + Christina... (more)

10x10: Casinos, John Oliver, new spots

A while back we did a thing where wrote 10 reviews/comments in no more than 10 words each. People seemed to like it, and it... (more)

Holiday gifts: Deanna Fox

Gifts and giving are on most everyone's mind this month. So we thought we'd ask a few people to share some thoughts on presents, past... (more)

Recent Comments

... I tend to ask questions that make the person think about what they just said. I ask it sweetly and in a tone that notes confusion on my part. I have been called honey in the office and asked the person, " Can I ask what you mean when you call me honey? Because you don't call John honey." It calls out that he's treating you differently for being a woman. If he still doesn't get it, you can be more direct: "I appreciate that you respect my work and treat me equally, but I wouldn't want others to think otherwise based on how you address me."

Capital Region gets $60 million in Regional Economic Development Awards

...has 1 comment, most recently from Peter Lacovara

Good sledding hills?

...has 7 comments, most recently from MikeH

Where to get latkes?

...has 15 comments, most recently from xina

Miss Pearl: Who you calling honey, sugar?

...has 14 comments, most recently from mtnbiker

Local food gifts

...has 10 comments, most recently from Carolyn