What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Adirondacks for beginners, the Fulton Chain, Kaaterskill Falls, Seneca Lake, a small Vermont town, an inspiration, wholehearted living, fragmentation, printing, the Sonic frenzy, closing a restaurant, Chester's, vegan options, and Budapest.

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Jen shared some good Adirondacks hikes for beginners.

Carl floated with a loon, and was threatened by a beaver, during a week in the Fulton Chain of the Adirondacks.

Rochelle went up to Kaaterskill Falls before access was restricted this summer for trail upgrades.

Jackie made her way along the Kayaderosseras Creek near Ballston Spa.

Crystal spent a few days on Seneca Lake.

The Bee Balm Gal spent the Fourth of July in a small Vermont town.

Chuck said a prayer for a former teacher and inspiration.

Christine thought about wholehearted living.

Sandy looked at how the Capital Region's fragmented structure affects its ability to move in one direction on some transportation ideas.

Ashley had a full July 4th weekend around Saratoga.

Silvia cheered on the US in the World Cup at Wolff's.

Jerry got a tour of the Screen Designs Inc. production space.

Daniel considered the Sonic frenzy.

Otis commented on how not to close a restaurant.

Steve stopped into the now (finally) open Chester's Smokehouse in Albany.

Randal noted the explicitly vegan options at Ragonese Imports.

And not local, but interesting: Julie shared a ton of pics from her recent trip to Budapest.


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Same here. Thanks for keeping my ramblings in mind even though I'm well out of sight.

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