What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: outer buttcheek/thigh germs, Miss Albany, the proposed cabaret law, @hello, chicken wing cupcakes, the way to a woman's heart, the royal treatment, Mr. Subb, Schenectady restaurant week, beautiful food, the Troy waterfront, Abigail and John Adams, spots in Saratoga, and how to mend a broken heart.

Let it be known: Stephanie is not afraid of outer buttcheek/thigh germs -- and is urging you not to be, either.

Kevin thinks the proposed Albany cabaret law stinks.

Paula shared some of the considerations being taken in deciding how to re-bury the remains found near Schuyler Flatts in Menands.

Crystal bid farewell to the Miss Albany.

Kristi shared some of her favorite "You had me @ #hello" stories.

Sebastien got a look behind a frozen waterfall wall at the Christman Sanctuary.

Rochelle made her own chicken wing cupcakes.

Emily would like you to know that the way to a woman's heart is through her stomach.

Silvia got the royal treatment at Emperor's Palace.

Mr. Dave checked in on Mr. Subb, "Just to see how they are getting along."

Wendy shared her picks for Schenectady restaurant week.

Steve got some beautiful food at the Illium Cafe Bistro.

Jerry got a mediocre meal with great beer in Latham.

Daniel started to share his "best of" picks.

Cap2Cap said her burger at the Merry Monk was "AWESOME."

Robert said he got a "9" quesadilla at the Side Door Cafe.

Carl dug up a great panorama of the Troy waterfront in 1909. (And a rather unfortunate name for commerce in Albany.)

Jackie was given fish eggs on a singing lake.

The Exiles got a visit from a hawk.

Albaniana found winter at the Huyck.

Christine picked up Abigail and John Adams at Habitat ReStore.

Matt shared a video of a romantic moment at Wolff's.

The Idiots had some, ahem, helpful suggestions for Valentine's Day locations in Saratoga.

And Chuck got super glue. For Valentine's Day.

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