What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a mistake, the Washington County Cheese Tour, the Saratoga Native American Festival, 44 and 45 of 46, the Madison Ave Barrens, Windham High Peak, the Kayaderosseras, McDonald's, Taiwan Noodle, Shake Shack, FDR, certificates, ribbons, and holy crap! life moments.

Rob says the new shed thing on top of the Corning Tower is an architectural mistake.

Zena recapped the Washington County Cheese Tour.

Julie checked out the Saratoga Native American Festival.

After hiking Cliff Mountain and Mount Redfield, Wayfarer Christine has just one more High Peak to go.

Jen went trail running in the Pine Bush's Madison Ave Barrens.

Jona made her way up the Windham High Peak.

Jackie marked how the banks of a stretch of the Kayaderosseras have bounced back from excavation.

Daniel got a tour of a local McDonald's -- and came to some conclusions you might not expect from him.

J+R made some recommendations for dishes at Taiwan Noodle.

During Track season Jerry hit up Shake Shack... and was something less than impressed.

Paula highlighted a house in Albany that was once home to FDR.

Carl dug up some beautiful old teaching certificates for a woman who lived in Rensselaer County during the mid 1800s.

Chuck's photos won ribbons at the Big E.

And Amy on HOLY CRAP! (Life Moments).

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