What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: how are you, outrage, ice jam, ALB, Syracuse, hiking terms, an awesome ride, goop, the Twin Bridges, dumplings, the ones that got away, From The Garden, Flavors of India, karidopita, the saddest, and farewell.

Amy on a viable alternative to "How are you?"

Stephanie, a native West Virginian, on the recent large-scale contamination of drinking water in the state: "I'm angry. No, I'm outraged."

Jackie said the the ice-choked Kayaderosseras Creek was an "impressive, kind of scary, sight."

Silvia gave an example of why she doesn't fly out of ALB.

Katelyn traveled to Syracuse for the SU vs. North Caroline game -- and to make some new memories.

Jen shared some hiking terminology from the Adirondacks.

After some icy disappointment, Albaniana took an "AWESOME RIIIIIDE" at Jiminy Peak.

Randal tested some goop to help protect his dog's paws from the salt and winter muck.

Chuck shared some new photos of the Twin Bridges.

Jeff shared some of the other dishes he enjoyed at Northeast Dumplings House in Albany.

The mention of Northeast Dumplings House prompted Daniel to encourage people to try new places -- or maybe end up missing out.

Kim described her dinner at From the Garden on Lark Street as "fresh, unique, and delightful."

J+R checked out Flavors of India in Albany.

Jerry revisited Athos in Guilderland.

Jona says she's found the best fries in Troy.

Steve shared some scenes from the new 90 State Street event space.

Mr. Dave -- now at mrdave.net: "Is there really anything sadder then the abandoned Ground Round on Route 5 (Central Ave.) in Schenectady?"

And Jon bid farewell to his family's house.

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.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Approval for another big apartment project, Warehouse District reuse, Pine Hills demos, and more exciting tales of the Albany planning board

Exciting Tales of the Albany Planning Board is a program recorded before a live studio audience once a month in which the fates of multi-million... (more)

Flowers from the Netherlands, then

Decorative arts break: The earthenware tiles above are from the collection of the Albany Institute -- they date to around 1625 and they were made... (more)

Chuck Schumer is supporting marijuana decriminalization (and thinks legalization in states has worked out pretty well)

Chuck Schumer says he'll be introducing legislation for decriminalizing marijuana on the federal level, which would allow states to decide on the legality of recreational... (more)

History days at Cherry Hill and Ten Broeck Mansion

Historic Cherry Hill and the Ten Broeck Mansion in Albany are again hosting early May history days, this time on May 6: Historic Cherry Hill:... (more)

Morning Blend

Cities and trash + The city of Albany is apparently behind schedule on mapping out a plan for how to handle its trash after the... (more)

Recent Comments

... Also I would try a Tux shop. They do measurements for other tux shops all the time (for free), it's an industry courtesy. Waldorf Tux shop (Lark St) is an independently owned, "old school" tux shop--real sense of proper fitting---not just taking the "closest size" from the rack. ...

Chuck Schumer is supporting marijuana decriminalization (and thinks legalization in states has worked out pretty well)

...has 1 comment, most recently from ace

Where to donate a virtually new mattress?

...has 10 comments, most recently from EMB

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 1 comment, most recently from Audrey

A look around the new Cafe Madison

...has 2 comments, most recently from mg

The new season of the CDPHP Cycle bike share has started up

...has 4 comments, most recently from Paul