What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: presidential candidates, volunteering, a fire tower, wildflowers, carjacking and defenestration, the Church of the Holy Innocents, career thoughts, disappointment, Cooper's Cave Ale Company, Radio Bars, wings, bagels, bad chain restaurants, Tuscany, Moveable Feast, tomato soup cake, photos, and gathering 'round the hearth.

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Silvia and her sons attended the Donald Trump event at the TU Center.

The Bee Balm Gal volunteered to tutor middle schoolers and reflected on the idea of living your eulogy instead of living our resume.

Jen hiked to the Kane Mountain fire tower.

Jackie spotted some wildflowers braving the spring cold snap.

Carl recalled the story of a carjacking and fatal defenestration from 1914.

Paula detailed the history of the Albany man who put up the money for the Church of the Holy Innocents.

Dominic shared some thoughts for young cooks.

Daniel thought about what people here mean when they say "you won't be disappointed."

Julie checked out Cooper's Cave Ale Company in Glens Falls.

Jerry hailed the "almighty" Radio Bar at Bella Napoli.

Melinda said the wings at the Towne Tavern are some of the best she's had in a while.

Ashley pointed out her go-to bagel place, which is in Malta.

Steve N.'s Bad Chain Restaurants series took him to the Tilted Kilt in Niskayuna.

Zena remarked that a Tuscany-inspired dinner at Creo left her feeling loved.

Steve hosted a Moveable Feast dinner.

Mr. Dave tried a recipe for "Tomato Soup Cake" from an old church cookbook.

Chuck polled people on a photo contest submission.

And Rob had some thoughts on TVs and fireplaces.

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