What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: 14 Albany changes in 2014, things missed, urban cycling, the year 2753, a gorgeous view, Albany Rural, Greenbush, sinuous lines, a cover, a real day, baby stuff, sidewalks, more and less, trends, coffee, disappointing chicken, a cat, and The Egg -- sunny side up.

Fourteen changes Silvia would like to see in Albany in 2014.

A few of the things Wendy misses about this area after moving to Cleveland: decent pizza, Italian food, mountains, and Stewart's.

Ethan had some ideas about things local cyclists can do to help urban cycling.

Albanian attended a celebration of the new year -- for the year 2753.

Jen detailed how she dressed to stay warm on a hike up Phelps Mountain in 0 degree weather. And the payoff: "I could have cried the view was so gorgeous."

Paula wrote about why she's been drawn to research the Albany Rural Cemetery.

Carl shared a really nice engraving of the first Greenbush Bridge, which spanned the Hudson River between Albany and what is now Rensselaer.

Jackie examined "the sinuous lines that were etched on the ice."

Amy got a publisher for her book!

In contrast to the photoshopped life representations that are so prevalent, Katelyn shared a real (bad) day.

Stephanie seems to be adopting the less-is-more attitude on baby gear.

The Idiots argued for more dog-friendly Saratoga Springs winter sidewalks.

Steve asked people what they'd like to see more -- and less -- of in food during the next year.

Daniel shared some thoughts on food trends, both local and elsewhere.

Ashley enjoyed the coffee at Sweet Mimi's.

Jerry was disappointed with a meal at the Standard.

J+R got the Albany Distilling tour.

And from The Fuj: The Egg, sunny side up.

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