What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: losing yourself, the Tom-and-Jerry struggle of adulthood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Crane Mountain, the frozen shore, Eliphalet Nott, 10,000 Maniacs in a dingy bar, the view from Brown Tract Pond, Chez Nous, becoming a believer, Crave, chicken sandwiches, nominations for the Tour de Electric Wings, and starting over.

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Amy on the joy of losing yourself in music.

Stephanie watched old cartoons with her son, and thought about "the constant Tom cat-and-Jerry mouse struggle that is life."

The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge struck a chord with Julie.

Jen snowshoed up Crane Mountain.

Jackie explored the frozen shore of Lake Bonita.

Carl highlighted the remarkable life of Eliphalet Nott (as in the Nott Memorial at Union College).

Rob recalled seeing "obscure indie band" 10,000 Maniacs and its lead singer Natalie Merchant at a dingy bar in Plattsburgh.

One of Chuck's photo was on display at the State Museum.

Steve checked out Chez Nous in Schenectady.

Zena attended 15 Church and is now a believer.

Jerry stopped in at Crave in Albany for a burger.

Steve N. ranked 677 Prime's fried chicken sandwich #2 in local chicken sandwiches.

Daniel is looking for nominations for the Tour de Electric Wings.

And Silvia on the potential of starting over.

Comments

That pickle brined fried chicken sandwich is having a huge week.

@Rob: Every sandwich will be famous for 15 minutes.

@Greg @Rob : or 20 minutes, depending on how fast you eat.

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