What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: scars, a frozen swamp, skiing, free medical care, a desire for tougher diners, kimchi fries, poutine, Good Night Noodle, lunch, a prize dinner, soda bread, Stewart's dairy, and purple.

Amy shared some thoughts and memories about scars seen and unseen.

Jackie wandered through a frozen swamp in Moreau.

Silvia took the local roads down to Belleayre for some skiing.

Carl noted a history of free medical care in Albany.

Jeff, after another bad experience at a local restaurant: "I just want diners out here to be tougher, more honest with themselves and with restaurants."

J+R tried the kimchi fries at Mingle, which were prompted by a tweet from them.

Lorre scarfed poutine at the Gastropub.

Kimberly and Ashely went to a pho tasting at Good Night Noodle, a new Vietnamese noodle restaurant in Ballston Spa.

It sounds like Jerry enjoyed his lunch at Hong Kong Bakery & Bistro.

Jon enjoyed a prize dinner at Creo.

Rob competed in the Irish American Heritage Museum's soda bread contest.

Mr. Dave made cream cheese from Stewart's dairy.

And Chuck went purple.

Comments

When I saw the photo of the jambalaya, all I could think was, "what the heck is that?!"

I give MM huge credit for sticking it out, I'm afraid I wouldn't have been so patient.

New Orleans cuisine is not difficult to make correctly. At the very least they could have downloaded a few Emril recipes...

To AOA Editors:

Just noticed there has been a sign up around 677 Prime now for a week stating " Shame on Angelo Mazzone! "

Huge red and white sign... Do we think this about the Unions? Surprised but not really, that no one has written about this anywhere. Would love to hear what you guys can find out.

@J: Let's just say I'm glad I was able to take photos of the jambalaya. If I'd just described it, I'm not sure anyone would have believed my words!

Hey bloggers: If you're going to review a restaurant - and include photos of all sorts of yummy delectables that make readers drool - please include the address of the said establishment. Thanks!

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

Today's moment of summer

Ducky. Just ducky.... (more)

Eminent domain possibility in downtown Albany parcels

Mike DeMasi reports that the Albany IDA and Capitalize Albany are looking at the possibility of using eminent domain to acquire a bunch of parcels... (more)

CapSci workshop on talking about science with the public

The local org CapSci has a workshop August 25 at Siena that's focused on helping people become better communicators of science. Blurbage: As scientists, how... (more)

Old-school cooking and ice cream at Crailo

The Crailo State Historic Site in Rensselaer is hosting two food/cooking-themed events over the next two months: July 21: Summer Seasonals: Dutch hearth cooking and... (more)

What's up in the Neighborhood

Among the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: tipping, brunch on the farm, DMB weekend, local ice cream history,... (more)

Recent Comments

... Locally, I'd recommend, Truly Rhe in Troy, Ten Thousand Villages, and Sweater Venturer. TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Target also have a good selection.

Morning Blend for Jul 18

...has 2 comments, most recently from EMB

Gawking at the renovation of the long-vacant buildings on Broadway in Albany near the railroad overpass

...has 3 comments, most recently from EMB

Unicorn bikes for the bike share, a few ridership numbers for this season so far

...has 3 comments, most recently from Cait

What's up in the Neighborhood

...has 1 comment, most recently from Chuck Miller

Ghosts on a street that no longer exists

...has 6 comments, most recently from Paula