What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Sean Rowe, house hunting, an unusual ad, people who chose not to have kids, thinking about 31, supermarket flyers, restaurant pricing, the Capital Region's "Secret Hot Dog Shop-Phone Booth-Bar" taco night, cucumber/mango/salmon, Old Chatham, another act of meatloafistry, herzlichen gluckwunsch, turkey tails, and a dream window.

One of the Idiots told one of the many "I saw Sean Rowe play in a bar" stories from this area. This particular story involves a chicken wing being thrown.

Stephanie shared a few thoughts from house hunting.

Carl highlighted an unusual (and very old) ad from Schenectady.

One of Kristi's readers asked about groups for people who have chosen to not have kids.

Emily contemplated her 31st birthday -- and celebrated at The Bear's Steak House.

Daniel did some critical reading of supermarket flyers.

The Masticating Monkey noted some frustration about restaurant pricing.

Katelyn is holding out on sharing the location of the Capital Region's "Secret Hot Dog Shop-Phone Booth-Bar" taco night. (We'd like to formally register a complaint.)

The Beer Doctors recapped the wild game/beer dinner at the Pump Station.

Albany Jane said she could have eaten about a dozen pieces of cucumber/mango/salmon sushi at Sushi Tei.

Katie had dinner at the Old Chatham Country Store.

Jen enjoyed lunch at the Crossroads Brew Pub in Athens.

Mr. Dave revealed another act of meatloafistry.

Congratulations to Jerry -- that's an impressive milestone.

The Troy German Hall sent Rochelle a heartfelt wish of luck on her birthday.

Silvia made a winter runner confession.

Jackie spotted some turkey tails and swan butt.

Paula spotted a "wolf" in downtown Albany.

And Chuck has created a beautiful "dream window."

Comments

Once again, thanks for all the blog support Mary and Greg!

Thanks so much, Greg and Mary!

Complaint noted. But I'm still not telling :)

You guys rock, thanks for making my day!

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

A quick recap of the week

+ Alyssa asked about opportunities for becoming more politically and socially active in the community. + We took a peek at RAD Soap Co.'s new... (more)

The office building and the air conditioner

Random Friday afternoon thing: While walking Otto at the Harriman State Office Campus, we've noticed that there's a tiny, single air conditioner that hangs from... (more)

The Empire State Plaza skating rink is open for the season

The ice skating rink at the Empire State Plaza opened for the season Friday. When we stopped by this afternoon there were a bunch of... (more)

Dead & Company returning to SPAC

The first announcement for a 2017 SPAC pop show is out: Dead & Company is set to return to SPAC June 20. Tickets go on... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Yep, it's the holiday season. If you can find time between the shopping and the baking and the decorating, there's plenty of stuff to do.... (more)

Recent Comments

I know some people get excited when they hear that some chain from outside the area is coming to the Capital Region, but I'm not one of them. Local businesses mean local dollars; the money stays here rather than going to a corporate headquarters far, far away. If Price Chopper is sold to an outside company - especially a company that answers to its stockholders more than its customers - that could have a huge impact.

Alicia's charming Schenectady home

...has 7 comments, most recently from Marcia

The potential sale of Price Chopper would be a big deal (and not just because of the price)

...has 19 comments, most recently from David Bauer

Paging through The Alt

...has 12 comments, most recently from LC

Day trip: New Paltz

...has 3 comments, most recently from Suburban slumming

The Empire State Plaza skating rink is open for the season

...has 1 comment, most recently from Jamie