What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: face ripping, prayer, Roy McDonald, the hall of fame, Mountain Jam, Oakwood Cemetery, drooling over abs, a trail run, pork, the first CSA box, trust, beer, meat markets, eggs, Schoharie County, rock climbing, a rescued duckling, and garbage.

Sebastien was told to "GIVE HER YOUR CAMERA OR I'LL RIP YOUR FACE OFF!" in Saratoga.

Matt has a man praying for him because of the marriage equality billboard -- though the guy says he won't go to Bombers anymore.

Kevin wondered how Roy McDonald could be undecided on same-sex marriage.

Chuck is being inducted into a Hall of Fame.

It sounds like Silvia had a great time at Mountain Jam.

Bennett shared some photos from the ASAP Daisies' Art for ALS event auction.

Tim took a photo walk through Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.

Kristi may have drooled over some abs at the Freihofer's Run.

Jen went for a trail run at Five Rivers.

Steve had a "richly flavorful" pork tasting menu at 677 Prime.

Christine got her first CSA box of the season.

Daniel B put his trust in Dnipro and it was rewarded. With a sandwich.

Jerry talked about his favorite beer at Brown's.

Silvia's post about Falvo's had Rochelle wondering about what other Capital Region meat markets she should try.

Kayla says her eggs were cooked "P-E-R-F-E-C-T-L-Y" at Cafe Madison.

The Idiots implore you to get a biscuit breakfast sandwich at the Cupcake Lab. FiS Dan concurs.

Albaniana checked out the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie County.

The Exiles walked the first section of the the Albany County Rail Trail, and came away bit underwhelmed.

Drew went rock climbing in the Adirondacks.

Jackie rescued a duckling.

And don't be surprised if you see Rob picking through your garbage.

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