What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: fighting the fun police, jumping out of a plane, Owls Head Mountain, the Squirrely 6, rambling, a cemetery tour, the idea of a national university in Albany, trash cans, a pizza pilgrimage, Toga Nola, Peck's, ramen, schnitzel and calamari, smoked maple syrup, dogs on restaurant patios, moss-covered bison, and weeping over office equipment.

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Rob fought the fun police on Halloween.

Julie jumped out of a plane.

Jen took a solo hike to Owls Head Mountain.

Chris ran the Squirrely 6 Mile Trail Race at Thacher Park.

Jackie looked for small details during a ramble around the Mud Pond.

Christopher went on a tour of the Forest Park Cemetery in Brunswick.

Carl told the story of the idea of founding a national university in Albany.

Trash cans on New Scotland Ave and Whitehall might make Silvia happier than a connection to Bradley Cooper.

Steve N. made a pizza pilgrimage to the shores of Lake Desolation.

Ashley tried out Toga Nola.

J+R fondly recalled a meal at Peck's Arcade.

Otis praised the ramen at 15 Church.

Daniel tried schnitzel and -- gasp -- calamari at The Hollow.

Chuck scored some smoked maple syrup in Vermont.

Steve says his opinion about dogs on restaurant patios has moderated.

Greg K. shared a bunch of accumulated thoughts.

Dominic dreamed of "a moss-covered bison crossing State St. in Downtown Albany."

Jon took issue with a restaurant's ketchup crunch.

And Amy on the weirdness of grief and weeping over office equipment.

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