What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the World Cup, pride, a priest, the Baseball Hall of Fame, spicy dishes, a powerhouse diner, soft shell crabs, beer, liquid sunshine, dentists, crosswalks and Andrew Cuomo.

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Kevin marched in the the Capital Pride parade. And saw his friend get ordained as a Catholic priest.

Marcie found some derby inspiration at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Steve asked people for suggestions about the spiciest dish in the Capital Region.

CAPow's breakfast tour continued at "one of the powerhouses of diners in the area."

Jess picked up some soft shell crabs at Two Cousins.

Rochelle went to "a drinkable beer library."

Jen and a friend shared a bottle of "liquid sunshine."

Albany Jane went to Uncle John's diner in Cohoes.

One of Kristi's readers asked about finding an "old-fashioned" dentist.

Silvia brakes for crosswalks.

Daniel considered the possible influence of the FUSSYlittleBALLOT.

Albaniana had an adventure at Breakneck Ridge.

Jackie went to the Landis Arboretum.

Rob prefers "Andrew Cuomo."

Some of Chuck's polar panorama shots -- including Nipper -- are in an art show.

Paula got a peek-a-boo shot of The Egg.

And this is too bad: Mr. Dave has stopped writing The Ridiculous Food Society of Upstate New York. Daniel has details.

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