What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the Tournament of Pizza, taking on TWC, three days and three lakes, Vroman's Nose and beer, Crane and Hurricane, the Mohawk Hudson Half Marathon, Normanskill Farm, iconic documents of the modern state, grave stones, striking up conversation, sushi, dinner for six, Nibble, pie, vinegar peppers, and guidelines.

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Thoughts on the Tournament of Pizza final from judges Daniel B. and Jon. (And from Jerry, a former judge.)

Chuck versus Time Warner Cable.

Jackie spent took in the views at three Adirondack lacks over three days.

Julie made the way up Crane Mountain in the Adirondacks.

Christine took her dog hiking up Hurricane Mountain in the Adirondacks.

Greg Back went for a walk up Vroman's Nose with Green Wolf Brewing.

Jen ran the Mohawk Hudson Half Marathon.

Silvia enjoyed a fall walk at the Normanskill Farm.

Carl on the story how an Albany native designed one of "the iconic documents of the modern state."

Paula fact checks one of the history signs in Washington Park and touches on the park's past life as a cemetery.

Randal tried to strike up conversation while people were waiting to buy wine.

Lorre went with the Albany Sushi Meetup to Samurai on Wolf Road.

One of Steve's readers asked about finding a place for dinner for six under $150 total.

J+R tried some donuts from Nibble. Jerry also stopped in and left disappointed.

Pie from the Country View Diner in Brunswick had Emily wonder if it was socially acceptable to have pie for dinner.

Burnt My Fingers focused on vinegar peppers (Casa Visco makes them).

And Amy shared some guidelines for people reading her new books, which could probably serve as guidelines for a lot of creative works.

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