What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: NIMBYism, neighborhood reactions, pecking orders, Woolworth's, a principal, a close gem, Phelps Mountain, a pig's head, ordering wrong, Brooks chicken, Route 20 Cafe, Greek Easter, and 17.

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Sandy on neighborhood change, gentrification, NIMBYism, and perceptions of fragility.

98 Acres highlighted some neighborhood reactions in 1962 shortly after the announcement of which areas would be taken for the Empire State Plaza.

Rob on town pecking orders.

Carl noted how the seeds of Woolworth's were planted in Schenectady.

Chuck remembered the important role played by one his principals at a high school in Albany.

Julie mentioned why Five Rivers is one of her "favorite close to home gems."

Jen took in the spring views from Phelps Mountain in the Adirondacks.

The Bee Balm Gal was underwhelmed by the Albany History Fair.

Steve tried the pig's head at Peck's Arcade.

Daniel on being selective, ordering wrong, and truly bad restaurants.

Otis recommended eating Brooks Barbecue chicken at the source.

Steve N. went on a pizza pilgrimage in Massachusetts.

Jerry tried an egg sandwich at the Route 20 Cafe.

Ashley on the heat in the lamb phaal at Karavalli: "this will just about knock you out of your seat."

Zena shared some pics of the food from her family's Greek Easter celebration.

And Silvia reflected on her son's 17th birthday.

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