What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a thank you, 20 minutes, a concert's impact, advice, navigating Manhattan, riding out the storm, five years at a job, the very air, calamity, DeFazio's at the ESP, granola, shrimp, CSA fast food, and photos from the ballgame.

Nora thanked the Schenectady parks department for its efforts to clean up after the recent tornado.

Albaniana attended the anti-standardized testing rally at the ESP. (And, separately, concluded everything in the Capital District is 20 minutes away from everything else.)

Silvia reflected that her son's school concert had an unexpected impact on her.

Kristi got some parenting advice.

Stephanie brought back some thoughts on navigating Manhattan as "6+ month pregnant lady."

Jerry celebrated three years of derryX at Ted's Fish Fry in Troy. (And rode out the storm in a dollar store.)

Katelyn looked back at her first five years working for GE.

After a walk in the Skidmore Woods, Jackie concluded "the very AIR is green in the woods right now."

Akum recounted "One of the saddest drowning calamities in the vicinity of Albany."

The Fuj. tried the pizza from the DeFazio's stand at the Empire State Plaza.

Daniel had an intra-brand local granola showdown.

Albany Jane stopped into Fin to buy shrimp.

Colette, Steve's intern, asked about "truly unusual" items on Capital Region menus.

Randal tried to get the backstory on some beans at ShopRite.

Leah "indulged in CSA fast food."

Chuck took his slitscan camera to the ballpark.

And Paula took a moment to admire a rose.

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