What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a memorial, a striking snake, raspberries, strawberries, last call, pastries after hot dogs, dermatologists, Trader Joe's, the National Museum of Dance, dogs meeting neighbors, Saratoga, Lindens, and an exhibit.

Bee Balm Gal attended the procession for Benjamin Osborn.

Despite the snake striking at her hand, Jackie got a good shot.

Leah's raspberries are in full force.

Noshing Leah picked strawberries at Altamont Orchards.

Carey and Rob closed down The Local.

Albany Jane went to Crisan after the the AOA lunch-up.

Daniel B had a salted salt burrito.

Wrote Kevin of Harry Tutunjian: "the best thing to happen to this city in the last twenty years."

One of Kristi's readers asked about finding a local dermatologist.

Nicole would like a Trader Joe's here -- she's just not sure she'd erect a statute in TJ's honor.

The Exiles enjoyed half of the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga.

Laura's new dog is helping her get to know her neighbors.

Drew had the kind of weekend that makes it "very easy to call Saratoga home."

Paula came across a Linden with a history.

Albaniana stopped off at the Walkway Over the Hudson.

And Chuck's polar panoramas got a lot of lookers at an exhibit in Schenectady.

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I have been working on preserving the history of the diners that once called the Capital District home. While the page is not completed(or perfect) you can go to http://www.nydiners.com/albany/capitald.html

and either see the names and locations of former diners. Maybe you remember going to some of these diners, or a family member used to own or work at one of the diners.

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