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.

World Cup fever: REM Albany Jane vs. awake Albany Jane | English anguish for Tito | Albanian finds a cluster of England fans.

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.

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.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

You can rent a kayak at the Corning Riverfront Park now

You can now rent kayaks at the Corning Riverfront Park in Albany. A company called Upstate Kayak Rentals has installed a self-serve kayak rental hub... (more)

Albany is expanding its pay-by-plate parking meters and mobile parking payment

The Albany Parking Authority is expanding the use of the pay-by-license plate and pay-by-app parking meters. The new meters will be replacing the "pay-and-display" multi-space... (more)

PearlPalooza 2018 lineup

This year's PearlPalooza -- the WEQX-organized free music festival on Pearl Street in downtown Albany -- is Saturday, September 15. And the lineup is out.... (more)

Morning Blend

Family separations and New York + Andrew Cuomo asserted Thursday that as governor he has a "legal responsibility for the health and welfare of children... (more)

The Capital Region's home ownership rate ticked upward last year for the first time in a while

Another few bits for the apartments / rents discussion... The home ownership rate in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area ticked upward for the first time since... (more)

Recent Comments

I don't think that's what's meant by "serpentine belt replacement".

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 2 comments, most recently from Chris

The Capital Region's home ownership rate ticked upward last year for the first time in a while

...has 1 comment, most recently from Mike

No. No. No. No. No. No. No.

...has 2 comments, most recently from Ellen

Albany City Hall carillon concerts

...has 1 comment, most recently from Tim

Where to take foreign language classes

...has 6 comments, most recently from BrĂ­d