What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: hiking in the Adirondacks, an aptly-named park, signs of spring, a ghost sign, beer history, 19th century Twitter, improper diversions, Hudson, winter dishes, savory wonderfulness, cheese scraps, best-of picks, connecting with other people, being the owner, a remembrance, the embrace that moves outward.

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Jen shared some advice about staying safe while hiking in the Adirondacks.

Julie found that Harrier Hill Park is aptly named.

Jackie spotted signs of spring.

Chuck captured that recently-revealed ghost sign in Schenectady.

Craig traced some of the possible threads of beer history that lead from Albany to a strain of yeast that's been very influential in modern craft brewing.

Rob pointed to the local Twitter of 1891.

Carl highlighted the prohibition of "improper diversions" in Albany.

The Fuj pulled together a list of some of his favorite food and drink spots in/near Hudson.

J+R shared some of their favorite dishes from the past winter.

Lorre described the "savory wonderfulness" of the fried chicken at Soul Kitchen.

Melinda tried some of the offerings at Troy Kitchen.

Ashley got some cheese "scraps" at Healthy Living Market.

Daniel shared his "best of" picks.

Steve N. reflected on how Yelp has helped him connect with other local food people.

Silvia on answering the question "Are you the owner?"

Dominic wrote about his thought process in picking the next kitchen to head up.

Steve remembered local chef Jackie Baldwin, who recently passed away.

And Amy on the embrace that moves ever outward.


Amy's link is broken.

Editors: Fixed. Thank you.

The link to J+R's favorite dishes is misdirected.

Editors: Erf. Fixed. Thank you.

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