What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: garbage men, Troy, champagne, breaking up, comics, morels, french toast trauma, flying chicken, cold cheese, good pizza, and squirrels.

Matt raised $76,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (including $30,000 from a garbage man).

Kevin's Blackberry went on a journey through Troy, which made him think about his own path.

Silvia was a social butterfly at Champagne on the Park.

Ashallann thought about who could be in the cast of The Real Housewives of Albany.

The Idiots suggested five spots in Saratoga for breaking up.

Jerry went to Free Comic Book Day in Troy.

Jackie and a friend picked wild black morels.

A string of mistakes led Leah the Nosher to french toast trauma at Friendly's.

Kristi was hit with flying chicken at a Moe's.

Mr. Dave ordered cold cheese pizza -- "for science."

Albany Jane and John got a warm welcome at Beirut in Troy.

Daniel B went to the source for good pizza.

Steve enjoyed the familiarity of Cafe Capriccio's pasta puttanesca.

Jen hit the Troy farmers' market on its first Saturday outside this season.

The Exiles enjoyed seeing the baby animals at Hancock Shaker Village.

Albaniana got a sanitized explanation of the Americanism "S.O.L." at Best Buy.

FiS Dan spotted a carriage house in Saratoga being lifted.

Rob admired some straightforward prose.

And Chuck Miller: friend to squirrels.

Comments

I'm a fast little squirrel, so I'll thank all of you at this website before Chuck Miller does!

Gotta put that on my list of possible band names: The Wild Black Morels.

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