What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: when nothing seems like the right thing to say, cycling response, the Palmer-Gavit House, Montreal, the Berkshires, riverbank flowers, Blackhead Mountain, polo, Urban Raid, Sunday in Schenectady, a gem of a breakfast spot, bacon stromboli, and shrugging off the Altamont curse.

Amy's thoughts on what to say to someone after a loved one commits suicide.

It sounds like Randal is frustrated with the city of Albany's response on cycling issues.

Paula recalled the history of The Palmer-Gavit House, the building on Columbia Place that recently suffered a partial collapse.

Albany Jane shared a big recap of a trip to Montreal.

Julie shared some sights from a day in the Berkshires.

Jackie sought out riverbank flowers along the Hudson.

Jen hiked Blackhead Mountain in the Catskills.

The Bee Balm Gal took in a Saratoga Polo match.

Silvia tackled the Urban Raid course in downtown Albany.

Daniel spent a summer Sunday in Schenectady.

The Chopsticks Optional crew says the Good Morning Breakfast Cafe in Ballston Spa is "a gem of a breakfast spot."

Zena was drawn back to Boca Bistro in Saratoga Springs.

Jerry tried the bacon stromboli at Home Style in Schenectady.

The Fuj enjoyed some Hill Farmstead beers at a few local spots.

And Chuck shrugged off the Altamont Curse.

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