What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: expectations, small-towning it, the altered tip, trivia etiquette, cross country skiing, soup swapping, Baba Louie's, another barbecue place, chicken parm, Four Lickles, frazil, and snowing cats.

Rob says the problem isn't the meteorologist -- it's our expectation of the meteorologist.

Kevin thought the Capital Region's reaction to Barack Obama's latest visit was "small-town."

Kristi helped get to them bottom of The Case of the Altered Tip.

Matt says whenever he goes to NYC, he always ends up wishing he was back in Albany.

Silvia, cross-country ski addict, got her fix at Spa State Park.

Chuck, grandmaster of Capital Region team trivia, has thoughts on trivia etiquette.

Soup Swap! Bennett has photos from the Almost Foodies swap this weekend -- Elizabeth made African peanut, Silvia made Sea Shanty Spicy Clam Chowder, and Nicole made Curried Lentil.

C2C had some cozy comfort food at Baba Louie's in Hudson.

Albany Jane checked out the Mustang BBQ in Lansingburgh.

Jerry was almost sorry he ordered his dish extra spicy at Ala Shanghai.

Daniel B surveyed the field for Guilderland restaurant week.

One of Steve's readers asked about the best place for chicken parm.

Dani explained how her Roxbury Farm share works.

Mr. Dave unleashed his Four Loko pickles ("Four Lickles") on his friends.

FiS Dan says he looks forward to his delivery from Battenkill Creamery each week.

The Exiles watched some people take the plunge at the Winter Fest at Grafton Lakes.

Daniel Nester was a Colonie cop. On TV.

Jackie watched the frazil flow under the bridge.

And Ashallan noticed just how cold it's been.


Thank you for the mention. Since this fiasco started, I've heard that the issue's been discussed with the staff at numerous restaurants in the Capital Region. A good thing, for sure, if this on incident prevents it from happening elsewhere in the future.

I have some pics of the Polar Plunge in Grafton as well for anyone interested.

Jackie's post is awesome. I've never heard of frazil or "ice meadows" before. There's always some nature to discover in NY, I love it.

Thanks for the link-up Greg and Mary, so when are you guys going to form the All Over Albany trivia team and come out to win food and prizes?

thanks for the link!

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