What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: reaching people, the presidential primary, the Washington County Fiber Tour, wildflowers, Gore Mountain, getting into the game, red sauce joints, pierogi, Woodstock, a burger, a business expense, the universe, a poignant monument, a not-shoddy history, and a pep talk.

Neighborhood in-post ad APL 2015

Amy on the recent research there's been an increase in suicide in the United States: "[W]e need to reach people before they're other, before they're altered, before they're incapable of hearing a story or having an insight that might, someday, prevent them from hitting that final moment."

Randal pointed out the confusing setup of the New York Democratic presidential primary.

The Bee Balm Gal shared a bunch of photos from the Washington County Fiber Tour.

Jackie issued a weekly wildflower report.

Jona hiked Gore Mountain.

Jon got into the game.

Lorre compiled a list of local Italian-American restaurants -- and there a lot of them.

Steve N. praised the pierogi at Chester's Smokehouse.

Julie went to a Shindig in Woodstock.

Jerry stopped in at the new Garden Bistro 24 in Latham for a burger.

Silvia mentioned her favorite businesses expense each month.

The universe decided to brighten Mr. Dave's day along Delaware Ave.

Paula put together some backstory for a poignant monument in Albany Rural.

Carl explored the far from shoddy history of a local family.

Chuck's pep talk to himself included a reflection on how nature photography has been a therapy for him.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (steamy), to the track,... (more)

An opinion on blood plasma centers, methadone clinics, a large logo, and other exciting tales of the Albany Planning Board

Exciting Tales of the Albany Planning Board is a program recorded before a live studio audience once a month in which the fates of multi-million... (more)

Exploring Washington County

The rural, rolling hills of Washington County are just about an hour northeast of Albany on a scenic ride along Route 40. The county is... (more)

Morning Blend

Next Albany police chief + Kathy Sheehan has appointed Eric Hawkins to be the next Albany police chief. He's currently the police chief in Southfield,... (more)

The Cornplanter pipe tomahawk

We got a chance this week to stop in the State Museum and see an interesting artifact that's newly on display, Cornplanter's Pipe Tomahawk. The... (more)

Recent Comments

... The theft itself of this important Native American artifact is an important part of its story. It's really a miracle that almost 70 years later that the Cornplanter pipe tomahawk ended up back at the State Museum, instead of remaining in someone's secret, private collection acquired illicitly, or even worse, not cared for professionally and therefore damaged, destroyed, or lost forever.

Exploring Washington County

...has 2 comments, most recently from Katie

Scanning that New York State Department of Health report that argues the case for legalizing recreational marijuana

...has 12 comments, most recently from Megan m

The Cornplanter pipe tomahawk

...has 2 comments, most recently from Ed

Morning Blend for Jul 20

...has 1 comment, most recently from Amy

Local places to buy head scarves?

...has 2 comments, most recently from Summer