What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: summer trips, Vroman's nose, the ballet, SPAC then, a smiling dragonfly, the future of the Quintessence building, Saratoga summer drinks, suggestions, a vegetarian multi-course meal, food at Skidmore, espresso, and some sort of machine.

Summer trips:

+ Crystal out to Maine.

+ Randal to Provincetown.

+ Jona to Philadelphia.

+ Albaniana to Lake Placid.

Greg hiked Vroman's Nose.

Katelyn went to the ballet at SPAC.

Carl spotlighted the 1976 SPAC lineup.

Rob counted the basketball hoops in his neighborhood.

Jackie got a dragonfly to smile for her.

Steve asked people what they'd like to see happen to the Quintessence building.

The Idiots shared their favorite Saratoga summer drinks.

Albany Jane had some suggestions for Pho Yum.

Daniel arranged for an vegetarian multi-course meal at Ala Shanghai.

Ashley got a chance to check out the work of the executive chef at Skidmore.

Jerry highlighted the thing you need to try above all else at the Confectionery.

And Chuck got a close look at... some sort of machine... at the Normanskill.

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