What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: things that are possibly OK, Black Mountain, summer moments, Color Vibe, a 15k, Dudley Observatory, rolling to ramen, hamachi collar, cheesecake, sandwich nominations, and a fossilized frankfurter.

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Chuck noted the recent prevalence of the phrase "Is that OK?"

Jen went hiked to the Black Mountain fire tower.

Jackie's keen eye for detail took in many small summer moments.

Rochelle got pelted with colored powder at Color Vibe.

Christine ran the Indian Ladder 15k.

Carl recalled the original Dudley Observatory in Albany.

Crystral chronicled having a vendor booth at a few local events.

Randal rolled over to Tanpopo in Albany for ramen (and learned something about the "spicy").

Steve N. witnessed Druthers in Albany flex its mussels.

Lorre recommended the hamachi collar at Kuma Ani on New Scotland in Albany.

Julie got cheesecake at New Skete.

A library book led Albany Jane to sour cream rhubarb pie.

Daniel is looking for Tour de Sandwich nominations.

Ashley listed take-out specials around Saratoga.

And Paula noted a fossilized frankfurter.

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