What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: real estate, MASS MoCA, demolition, grocery carts, cheesecake, fish fry, cinnamon buns, Fenway, woodpeckers, pleather, dancing birds, and inventions.

Kristi wondered if she should put her house up for sale by owner -- or go with a real estate agent.

Bennett caught the end of the Material World exhibit at MASS MoCA.

Melissa and her boyfriend had to watch as a garage was demolished -- with her boyfriend's car inside.

Rob points out the cup holders on a grocery cart are awfully close to... the handle.

One of Steve's readers asked about the best fish fry.

Noted: if you don't try Cheesecake Machismo, Albany is eventually going to come by your house and give you some.

Daniel B came across a "secret" grass-fed burger.

C2C called the Miss Albany's toasting of a cinnamon bun "basically criminal."

FiS Dan speculates on a few reasons why the new Dango's in Saratoga has been packed.

Silvia took a tour of Fenway Park after a long train ride from Albany.

Jackie peered into a woodpecker hole.

Chuck bargained for a pleather jacket.

Paula noticed a pair of brownstone birds dancing beak to beak.

And one of Celina's daughters invented a cookie.

Comments

Ah, my bargaining skills have been recognized by AOA! Thanks Mary and Greg!

The garage/BMW story is insane. Read it. Also, that is not the first time I've heard of wheels/tires being lifted from a car while at the tow yard. This is just a rumor but I've been told that one particular yard which gets very busy during snow emergencies does this themselves, then forces you to sign off on the paperwork before you can access your car. Lesson: don't sign anything until you inspect your car.

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