What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: being lucky, parking tickets, parks that never were, traveling on the Hudson, daily sightings, an unexpected compliment, the Washington County Cheese Tour, the wine and food fest, a special little place in Saratoga, a pilgrimage to the Toll Gate, disappointing butcher experiences, IPA, Jake Moon, volunteering, a landing strip, a cobble, and 13.1.

Daniel took a moment to consider how lucky he is.

One of Kristi's readers pondered the process of getting a parking ticket reduced in Albany.

Carl looked at some grand plans for parks in Albany that never came about.

Akum looked back a time when people traveled between NYC and Albany via boat.

The removal of benches from Barker Park in Troy has reduced a type of daily sighting by cmaxby from 4 to 0.

Chuck got an unexpected compliment while in line at Price Chopper.

The Masticating Monkey went on the Washington County Cheese Tour.

Ashley recapped the gala dinner at the Saratoga Wine and Food Festival. And Steve had photos from the "Cast Iron Chef" final.

Jerry says Mio Posto in Saratoga is "a special little place" -- and saw its espresso machine, which was apparently made by a guy in Schenectady.

Katie recapped Taste of Hudson.

Mr. Dave encourages you to make a pilgrimage to the Toll Gate.

It sounds like Val has had some disappointing experiences with the Meat House.

Angelos tasted a pair of newly-released IPAs at Brown's.

Emily says the food at Jake Moon is worth the drive.

Aliza gave Jacob and Anthony's in Saratoga a second chance.

Rochelle started a new gig as part of her co-op volunteering.

Crystal spent Labor Day at The Track.

Jackie visited an airport in the Adirondacks that "looked more like a golf course than an airport."

The Exiles visited a cobble preserved by people with reservations.

Ashallann took in some "fashion" at the Halloween store.

And Rob is not impressed with your half marathon sticker.


I loved that 13.1 / 26-point-whatever post. :)

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