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.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Stuff to do this weekend

We're starting the weekend a little early. But we wouldn't leave you without stuff to do this weekend... Happy 4th of July weekend. There are... (more)

Today's moment of summer

It was nice to have blue skies again. And that breeze... a little cool for July, but we'll take it.... (more)

Different event layout for this year's ESP fireworks

As usual, the big fireworks display on the Fourth of July is at the Empire State Plaza. But because of construction at the State Museum... (more)

Not flagged for taxes

Filed under "One of the no doubt many things we didn't know about NYS tax law": US flags, as well as many other types of... (more)

Neighborhood highlights

A few months back as part of an AOA birthday week drawing asked people to name something that's a highlight o f their neighborhood. And... (more)

Recent Comments

But where else would it go? We need a roadway connecting those areas somewhere or else downtown businesses are doomed. Whats' the alternative, demolishing downtown to put a highway there? I don't think so. 787 is here to stay. I think we need to look at lower hanging fruit solutions and make the best of what we have. ...

A look at the latest plan for the 1 Monument Square project in Troy

...has 19 comments, most recently from Bullwinkle

"There'll be good, fresh coffee at the Waldorf Lunch today. It's always the same."

...has 4 comments, most recently from mg

Troy Rockin' on the River 2015

...has 10 comments, most recently from Jim

Chilling the ESP

...has 1 comment, most recently from jaketwiceover

State Museum to get large makeover

...has 16 comments, most recently from -B