What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Mockingbird, a gym for your brain, subversive embroidery, giving thanks, turkey prices, fantastic duck, Lawrences, a miracle, the DMV, a pantsless Halloween, a mystery, and a snowman.

Kevin says the Mockingbird Marathon was a "resounding success." And Chuck posted photos from the event.

Albaniana says TEDxAlbany was like going to a gym for your brain.

Sebastien checked out some subversive embroidery in Schenectady.

Bennett put a blue sky to good use.

Steve asked people what local food they're thankful for.

Albany Jane surveyed local turkey prices.

For Thanksgiving, Daniel B actually suggests... ordering out.

Jerry had "fantastic" duck at Blue Spice in Colonie.

Nicole scored a good-looking soy latte at the new Cafe Vero on Lark Street.

Bob argues that a major architecture firm's move from downtown Albany to Albany Nanotech is "destructive."

Akum shared the backstory of why Albany has two Lawrences.

Jen ran the Stockade-a-thon, with some encouragement from a friend.

Silvia had a day-of-show miracle.

One of Kristi's readers asked about free holiday events.

Matt came across a packed car at the DMV in downtown Albany.

Jess says Halloween 2010 is also know as "The Year I Went Out In Public Without Pants On."

Jackie solved a shaggy brown mystery.

The Exiles managed to build a snowman out of this week's snow.

And bk makes better breakfast than you do.

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