What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Albany to Chicago, returning here, the Freihofer's Run for Women, Karner Blue paradise, Pharaoh Mountain, Schodack Island, Lake George, four good people, a foraged dinner, the restaurant industry, like a moth, beer, burgers, a bright smudge, photos, and China.

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Sandy took the Lake Shore Limited train from Albany to Chicago and chronicled the trip.

Carl returned to the Capital Region for the weekend to see his daughter graduate from RPI. (There was also barbecue and ice cream to be eaten.)

Christine ran in the Freihofer's Run for Women.

Jackie explored the Karner Blue butterfly paradise at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park. (We're wishing Jackie a speedy recovery!)

Jen hiked Pharaoh Mountain near Schroon Lake.

Silvia went for a trail run at Schodack Island State Park.

Crystal hung out in Lake George over Memorial Day weekend.

Randal met four good people in one day.

J+R enjoyed the local forage dinner at Sweet Sue's conducted by Josh Coletto.

Greg K shared a bunch of interesting snippets about the restaurant industry.

Julie said she's like a moth to The Flammerie in Kinderhook.

Otis attended the first "New York Statewide Collaboration Brew Day" at Shmaltz.

Zena shared many bits from a recent local burger panel discussion.

Steve asked about suggestions for the former Central Steak location.

Rob pointed out what he described as a "bright spot on an increasingly bleak and depressing internet."

A trio of Chuck's photos were accepted into a local art show.

And not local, but interesting: Daniel's been sharing a travel log of his recent trip to China.

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