What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: a pocketful of dates, Breathing Lights, Frederic Remington, legitimate merchandise, an old marker, the Schuyler Mansion, paddling on the Hudson, Salem, the Trask Art Show, Troy Kitchen, Downtown Bistro, the Brick House, the Olde English, and happy places.

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Amy on how we try live normal lives, all while we "carry around a pocketful of dates that throb with consequence and pain."

Randal visited the Breathing Lights installations in Troy.

The Friends of Albany History noted Frederic Remington's time in Albany.

Carl highlighted a claim of "legitimate merchandise" from almost a century ago -- and a wine-shipping conflict with the state that sounds like something right out of today.

Paula pointed out one of the oldest grave stones in the Albany Rural Cemetery.

Julie braved the crowds at the Schuyler Mansion.

Jackie spent a perfect day paddling on the Hudson River.

Jen took a trip to Salem, Massachusetts.

Chuck sold a photo -- and his other works got lots of attention -- at the Trask Art Show and Sale.

J+R ran through the offerings at Troy Kitchen.

Zena dined at the Downtown Bistro in Coxsackie.

Jerry tried the Brick House in Latham.

Steve shared some pics from the new menu at the Olde English.

And Daniel reflected on his local happy places.

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Editors: Fixed. Thank you.

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