What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the Albany Bear, nature, the Vermont City Marathon, a moment with horses, the inner lumberjack, a photo contest, Yankee Stadium, Rare Form Brewing, fast casual, friday night cookout, Natural Way Cafe, the Hudson Berkshire Wine and Food Festival, breakfast sandwiches, things uncontrollable, and shinney.

Rob and Silvia lamented the end that met the Albany Bear.

Jackie saved her camera -- and then shared some of her great local nature photographs.

Christine ran in the Vermont City Marathon. And Jona was there giving out hugs.

Ethan shared a stolen moment with horses.

Jon in Albany embraced his inner lumberjack.

One of Chuck's photos was a winner in the Tulip Fest Then & Now contest.

Stephanie on taking a baby to Yankee Stadium.

Ahead of last week's opening of Rare Form Brewing in Troy, the Fuj got a sneak peak and beer taste. Randal also stopped by the new brewery and enjoyed it.

Steve checked out the new Bellini's fast casual restaurant in Latham.

The Chopsticks Optional crew tried the new Friday Night Cookouts at the Cheese Traveler.

Jerry checked out the Natural Way Cafe in Guilderland.

Lorre shared some highlights from the Hudson Berkshire Wine and Food Festival.

A breakfast sandwich at Russell's Deli in Ballston Spa has Ashley on a mission.

Albany Jane ordered for the table at DeFazio's.

Amy on things uncontrollable.

And no shinney!

Comments

When I try to read Christine's race report at Burlington, I get Jackie's memory card tale FYI :)

Editors: Blerg. Fixed. Thank you.

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.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (classic), to swimming pools,... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + Sandy looked at whether light rail is right for the Capital Region right... (more)

Today's moment of summer

Euclid Ave in Albany.... (more)

Downtown Albany outdoor movie series survey

The Downtown Albany BID is setting up an outdoor movie series for later this summer and fall. And it's looking for input on which movies... (more)

Another record year for New York State maple syrup production

New York State set a new modern record for maple syrup production this year, the Cuomo admin announced Friday. The Empire State produced 707,000 gallons... (more)

Recent Comments

... I can't overstate enough how wrong stereotypes about school districts can be. A lot of people have preconceived notions about places, both positive and negative, that don't always match reality until you and your child experience it yourself. ...

On Lark Street, not extinct

...has 3 comments, most recently from T-Rex

Another record year for New York State maple syrup production

...has 2 comments, most recently from Alex

Weekend Destination: Finger Lakes

...has 6 comments, most recently from Laura

Today's moment of summer

...has 2 comments, most recently from Greg

Downtown Albany outdoor movie series survey

...has 1 comment, most recently from greg