What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: joys of cycling, bringing the L-Ken's sign back to life, not voting, Vent, Pyramid Lake, Plotterkill, a bridge gone, meetup sushi, food truck happy hour, a Thai restaurant, Sunday Supper, an Albany favorite, carpaccio love, spiedies, and a hotter otter.

Ethan shared some of the joys of cycling through the city.

Chuck brought the L-Ken's sign back to life (virtually).

Silvia made a confession about not voting.

Albany Jane provided a detailed review of the various Vent gym locations.

Jackie took in the beautiful, rainy landscape of Pyramid Lake.

Wayfarer Christine took her dog to the Plotterkill Preserve.

Carl took a moment to admire an earlier version of the Western Gateway Bridge.

Lorre says the food was enhanced by the company at an Albany Sushi MeetUp at Asian Tea House in East Greenbush.

The Chopsticks Optional crew checked out the food truck happy hour at Shmaltz Brewing.

After a visit to Sadudee Thai Restaurant in Watervliet, Jeff figured the place could use some word of mouth.

One of Steve's readers recapped a Sunday Supper at The Grocery in Troy.

Daniel took issue with an Albany neighborhood favorite.

Jerry tried Xin Fu in Latham.

Ashley has a love affair with the carpaccio at Chianti.

Otis did a taste test of spiedie marinades.

An Albaniana's husband was a hotter otter.

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