What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: safe passing distance, local landmarks, how you got here, a mile a day, that's not a leaf, taking in the view, classifieds, there at the turning point, CIA, Hudson Valley Hops, New York hops, lunch on Lark, chicken parm, and the dump..

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Randal continued his campaign to encourage busses (and other vehicles) to provide a safe buffer when passing cyclists on the road.

Chuck lamented the state of the Bob & Ron's sign on Central Ave in Albany and other everyday local landmarks.

Stephanie reflected on college and how her career ended up headed in its current direction.

Chris looked back on how a commitment to run 1 mile a day for a month changed her life.

Jackie checked in on spring's progress at Moreau Lake State Park and spotted a butterfly that looks just like a dead leaf.

Julie took in the Catskills view on a hike in Phoenicia.

Carl highlighted something that was different about classified job ads almost a 70 years ago.

Paula noted the grave of a Revolutionary War soldier buried in Albany Rural.

Zena submitted herself as a lab rat at the Culinary Institute of America.

Steve recapped this year's Hudson Valley Hops event at the Albany Institute.

Daniel gave some thought the growing farm brewery scene in New York.

Melinda tried out TapAsia on Lark Street for lunch.

Jerry stopped in at the Wheatfields in Clifton Park for chicken parm.

And a visit to the transfer station prompted Rob to ask a question about Bethlehem.

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