What's up in the Neighborhood

freedlyville_ice_quarry_vermont_sebastien.jpg

Sebastien visited a magical-looking spot in Vermont.

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a hidden ice rink, the Jericho, Panther Mountain, an exquisite butterfly, good chicken, restaurant week, lobster, a breakfast sandwich, Sweet Sue's, COB pizza, old entrees, a rude driver, things learned in the dressing room, and The Exiles exit.

Sebastien explored an old marble quarry turned natural ice rink near Manchester, Vermont. (That's one of his photos above.)

Chuck shared his affection for the Jericho Drive-In -- and why it's facing an uncertain fate.

Jen hiked Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain in the Catskills.

Remember that time it was spring? Jackie used the opportunity to spot an "exquisite butterfly" in the Skidmore Woods.

Lorre had "the best chicken I have had from a restaurant in a very long time" at the City Beer Hall during restaurant week.

Kimberly went to Cafe Capriccio during restaurant week.

Albany John got Albany Jane a lobster from Sea Fish Market and Grill in Latham.

Steve had an "absolutely delicious" breakfast sandwich at Coffetime@HellasBakery in downtown Albany.

The brunch fairies smiled upon J+R's trip to Sweet Sue's.

Jerry took on a 10-cut COB pizza at Red Front.

Mr. Dave shared entrees from the 1977 Knickerbocker News Cook Book.

While cycling Randal had an encounter with a rude driver.

Stephanie learned some things at Stuyvesant Plaza.

And the Exiles have left for Maine. We'll miss them.

Comments

The ads from that Knickerbocker News cookbook are even more valuable than the recipes. Because '70s food was crap, but don't we all wish that there were still a store called "Suburban Gal" at Colonie Center? I don't know what it sold, and I don't even care.

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

Photos from the 2018 Women's March in Albany

Thousands of people gathered in West Capitol Park in Albany Saturday afternoon for a second Women's March, a follow-up to a similar event a year... (more)

A big step forward for the Quackenbush Center mixed-use project, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

That big mixed-use project proposed for just north of Quackenbush Square in downtown Albany took an important step forward this week when the city planning... (more)

Belt Line 3

The owners of Roux in Slingerlands are planning to open a new restaurant in a space on Hamilton Street in Albany, just up from the... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

We're in that January lull in the Capital Region -- those couple of weeks after the holidays when things slow down just a touch. But... (more)

Morning Blend

Call for Troy police reform + Prompted by the recent state Attorney General's office report about the fatal police shooting of Edson Thevenin, activists gathered... (more)

Recent Comments

When I think of spring, I think about riding my bike along the Mohawk. The spring breeze flows over me and I'm free.

A good rehearsal dinner spot in Saratoga?

...has 6 comments, most recently from AddiesDad

Capital Region ice skating spots

...has 1 comment, most recently from Nancy

Belt Line 3

...has 10 comments, most recently from BS

A big step forward for the Quackenbush Center mixed-use project, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

...has 2 comments, most recently from Greg

The week ahead

...has 1 comment, most recently from Dave