What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: parking meters, dog boarding, Neil Young, The Epicurean, quantity over quality, lobster mac, blue ribbons, pie, a vegan-friendly city, cupcakes, curry, seeds, public bathrooms, tweetup crashing, Karner Blues, unexpected rainbows and the Smoke Monster.

Kate is not a fan of the new parking meters in downtown Troy.

Leigh has also been thinking about parking.

One of Mark's readers asked about good places to board a dog.

Silvia had an almost perfect night at the Neil Young concert.

Albany Jane checked out the new Epicurean at Latham Farms.

The "quantity over quality" point came up after Daniel brought up culinary sophistication in the Capital Region.

Jen says the lobster mac 'n cheese at the Pump Station was "worth every calorie" (and then she ran a bunch of those calories off at the SPAC Rock & Run).

CAPow says the Blue Ribbon Diner "is a lot like another Blue Ribbon: Pabst."

Matt got an "unbelievably delicious" pie from a shop West Sand Lake.

Nicole says Saratoga is "quickly becoming a very vegan friendly city."

Tito had "the most amazing cupcakes" from the Cupcake Lab.

Rochelle got lunch from Thunder Mountain Curry.

Saratoga Seen did a blind tasting of Saratoga cupcakes.

Steve talked with the founders of a local seed farm.

Kristi named her top (bottom?) five nastiest local public bathrooms.

The Exile crashed the Albany Tweetup.

Chuck is on the hunt for Karner Blues.

Paula came across an unexpected rainbow.

And E made an edible Smoke Monster in honor of the Lost finale.

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