What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the people always with us, passing room, bloom season, gardens, an idyllic village, fire towers, Ten Broeck, healthcare history, splitting the check, TVs in restaurants, a crappy thing, The Sushi House, a cuisine mashup, Peking duck, and that time the ring broke.

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Ahead of Easter, Amy reflected on how the people we've lost are still with us.

Randal has been corresponding with CDTA about buses giving cyclists a comfortable amount of space while passing.

Jackie hailed the return of bloom season.

The Bee Balm Gal thought about March gardens.

Julie wrote about why's fallen for the "idyllic, romantic, old school" village of Shelburne Falls.

Chris hiked to the fire towers at Spruce Mountain and Kane Mountain.

Paula recalled the life of John Ten Broeck.

Carl noted a portion of local healthcare history that involved "most perfect secrecy."

Steve posted a question about check-splitting policies at restaurants.

Silvia shared a crappy thing about running a restaurant.

Daniel argued against TVs in restaurants.

Melinda tried The Sushi House in West Sand Lake.

Steve tried an Italian-North African cuisine mashup at Morgan & Company in Glens Falls.

Zena said the best dish on a recent visit to Ala Shangahi was the Peking duck.

And Chuck remembered the time King Kong Bundy broke the ring in Schenectady.

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