What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Donald Trump and ants, life-changing decisions, changeless beauty, Mount Redfield, fire towers, a pub crawl, a cucumber at a time, six months of ideas, a sashimi dessert, popovers, pizza pilgrimage to Syracuse, foraged greens, the B.E.C.U.G., what's in the bag, more than a thousand miles, and raffle for Kuma.

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A walk around her Albany neighborhood got Amy thinking about Donald Trump and ants.

Dominic talked about making some life changing decisions.

Jackie noted the changeless beauty of Pyramid Lake.

Jen backpacked Mount Redfield in the Adirondacks.

Chris made her way to two fire towers.

Carl recalled a pub crawl that resulted in some ideas.

Zena on saving the world one cucumber at a time.

Greg K recapped six months of ideas and pics.

Silvia shared the five best things she ate in May.

Steve highlighted a sushi dinner at Sake in Latham -- including a sashimi dessert.

Ashley on the popovers at Sperry's: "one of the best baked goods I've ever consumed."

Steve N embarked on a pizza pilgrimage to Syracuse.

Otis has been sharing ideas for preparing locally foraged greens.

Mr. Dave bestowed upon the world the bacon, egg, cheese, Utica greens sandwich.

Daniel reflected on what's "in the bag" on a restaurant menu.

Chuck drove 1,100 miles to Florida.

And The Fuj's dog, Kuma, is at Cornell for surgery. He and some friends are raffling off boxes of rare beer and whiskey to help pay for the medical care.

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