What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: it'll be OK, Capital District police, parking in downtown Troy, yoga, roller skating flashbacks, the State Library, a cozy destination, Wine & Dine for the Arts, restaurant bargains, a soup flight, epic snow, film, and the confidential destination.

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Stephanie with a message for new parents: "It'll be okay."

Carl recalled that time there was a regional police force in the Capital District.

Jona's thinking about how to push for a residential parking permit system in downtown Troy.

Silvia tried out a hot yoga class at the mall.

Jon's first trip to Guptil's prompted flashbacks.

Randal explored the New York State Library.

Jackie crossed a frozen Moreau Lake to reach a cozy destination.

Two perspectives on Wine & Dine for Arts: from Deanna (over at Daniel's site) and Otis.

Steve asked people about their favorite restaurant bargains.

Julie got a soup flight at Blessings Tavern in Colonie.

The magic snow-deflecting power of Rob's new snowblower has him wishing for an epic snow.

In Soviet Russia black-and-white film takes photos of Chuck.

And Paula considered the confidential destination...

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Ah, the classic Yakov Smirnoff reference. Much thanks Greg and Mary!

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