What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: workforce challenging, the Bod Pod, like of Troy, memories, Esther and Whiteface, a buffet for beavers, an excellent opening, less than transparent, don'ts, Henry Burden, then and now, circus school, the Tour de Gelato, heart melting creme brulee, Tara Kitchen, popcorn-esque frisbees, super carrots.

Lots of workforce challenging: Jen, Jona, Katelyn.

Albany Jane stepped into the Bod Pod at Albany Med.

Silvia's "like of Troy" intensified "to a level of affectionate love."

Steve remembered the owner of The Bears' Steakhouse.

It sounds like Chuck's photography show at the new Living Room had an excellent opening.

Jona had a rainy day on Esther and Whiteface mountains.

While on a wildflower walk at Moreau Lake State Park led by Jackie, the Bee Balm Gal took a moment to check out a buffet for beavers.

Randal had a less-than-transparent experience with glass.

Stephanie shared some moving "don'ts" after he recent move across the Hudson.

Carl explored the history of Henry Burden in Troy.

Akum compared then-and-now photos of New Scotland Ave at Madison in Albany.

Albaniana's family enjoyed a circus school party.

Daniel tried the narrow the field for the Tour de Gelato.

Ashley said the creme brulee at the new Crown Grill in Saratoga melted her heart.

Add Jerry to roster of people with positive experiences at Tara Kitchen.

Jon watched "popcorn-esque Frisbees" fly at ShopRite.

And Mr. Dave could be growing super carrots.

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