What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Thanksgiving, turkey trotting, Christmas trees, a day on the job, opened/closed, Korean BBQ, disappointing meals, burgers, pastries, the Pine Bush, snow shoveling, the steam plant, and friendship.

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Chuck delivered Equinox Thanksgiving meals.

Jona Turkey Trotted, as did Chris.

Rob's family had a "damn near perfect" Christmas tree cutting experience in Galway.

Dominic shared a log of one day working the kitchen.

Steve shared his annual list of Capital Region restaurant openings and closings.

The new Namu Korean BBQ in Colonie exceeded Jeff's expectations.

The Chopsticks Optional crew detailed a string of disappointing meals at establishments around the area.

Jerry tried out Smashburger.

Julie got a breakfast sandwich at the Natural Way Cafe in Guilderland.

Albany Jane checked in with TC Bakery on its one-year anniversary.

Chris explored the Karner Barrens trails in the Pine Bush.

Jackie turned her eye for detail for tiny bits of life poking through the snow and dead leaves.

We get the feeling Randal takes snow shoveling very seriously.

Carl plumbed the history of the century-old Sheridan Avenue steam plant in Albany.

And Amy expressed gratitude for the friendship she shared with friend who's now gone.

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