What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the apartment building that moved, a stolen bike, an olympiad, a comic shop, the Paint Mine trail, a living blob, DiBella's, perfect gnocchi, Trader's Joe's, a grating comment, a hidden gem, Vermont, bad pizza, the freeosk, and evidence the past was more fun.

Akum shared the story of the Albany apartment building that moved 350 feet.

Kevin's stolen bike reminded him of something he's learned about the generosity of others.

Sebastien took a bunch of fun photos at the Fort Orange Olympics.

Jerry tried to treat his local comic shop right.

Dawn walked the Paint Mine trail at Thacher Park.

While paddling the backwaters of the Hudson, Jackie encountered a blob -- and IT'S ALIVE!

Mr. Dave likes the cut of DiBella's jib.

Cap2Cap had "perfect" gnocchi in North Bennington.

While in Pennsylvania Daniel came across evidence that Trader Joe's is just taunting people in the Capital Region.

A server's comment grated on Steve's ear.

FiS Dan took inspiration from Homer Simpson in describing his thoughts on a pizza place in Saratoga. (Also: the market for Saratoga B&Bs doesn't seem so hot.)

Rochelle experienced the "freeosk" at Price Chopper.

Jess visited a "kind of hidden gem" at Westgate Plaza.

Kristi met... Kristi.

A few of Chuck's local photos will be in competition at the State Fair.

Albaniana appreciated the absence of billboards in Vermont.

Paula came across a smile on the street.

And Leigh got evidence that Albany may have been "WAY more fun" in the past.

Comments

I always love Sebastien photos and your links to him so I remember to go over and look.

Thanks guys. While one of our local comic shops wasn't the only one in the world to participate, it's still great to own an internationally recognized publication featuring your friendly neighborhood comic shop (and friendly neighborhood Spider-man) on the cover.

As always, much thanks to the AOA crew.

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

AOA is headed off for a long weekend, and we'd like to suggest, if possible, you do the same. Before we go, we've put together... (more)

Today's moment of summer

It's been fun catching a few quick glimpses over the last week as these baby birds grow. At some point that nest is probably going... (more)

Hey there: Nathan Hoffmann, war reenactor

Last weekend 20-year-old Nathan J. Hoffmann was in the middle of an army field hospital with wounded and bleeding soldiers near Rochester. Everyone was healed... (more)

Baconfest at City Beer Hall

Could be tasty: City Beer Hall's Baconfest is back this weekend. The annual celebration of porcine deliciousness starts this Saturday at 3pm. Stations will be... (more)

Where to celebrate National Tequila Day

So it turns out today is National Tequila Day. Yep, that's a thing. And Alisa wrote with a question: National Tequila Day is Thursday July... (more)

Recent Comments

Indeed, I would go Mookie Wilson on that meal.

Cherry Plain State Park

...has 6 comments, most recently from laiskiainen

Where to celebrate National Tequila Day

...has 6 comments, most recently from Josh K.

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 3 comments, most recently from Jessica R

Paper artist Niki Haynes

...has 1 comment, most recently from kaytinii

What are those stinky trees?

...has 19 comments, most recently from sally