What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a nice thing, what's in our control, scenes from a bar, the Collar City Creamery, a ski weekend, a half marathon, beach weather, the foggy Mohawk River, local versus national, Lenten fish fry, Troy Kitchen, duck, a breakfast burger, copycats, and sausage cabinetry.

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Chuck did something nice.

Amy on the things we can control -- and not control.

98 Acres recalled scenes from a bar as demolitions for the ESP level parts of the surrounding neighborhood.

Suzanne detailed the history of the Collar City Creamery in North Central.

Carl noted another unusually warm winter.

Jen went to Vermont for a ski weekend.

Chris ran a half marathon in Syracuse.

Jackie took advantage of some beach weather.

Julie explored the foggy Mohawk Landing Nature Preserve in Rexford. (And stopped into the Vischer Ferry General Store for lunch.)

Daniel considered the local versus the non-local -- and choosing the thing you enjoy.

Rob gave thanks for Lenten community fish fries.

Otis is a big fan of Cory Nelson, the proprietor of Troy Kitchen.

One of Steve's readers asked about favorite local duck dishes.

Zena's friend got the breakfast burger at BurgerFi.

Ashley recommended reservations at Hamlet & Ghost.

Steve N. tried some copycats during a trip to Manhattan.

And Mr. Dave showed off his sausage cabinet.

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