What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Cohoes Music Hall, a "sick and sad state of affairs," getting a passport, Lion's Head, Green and Schoharie counties, Saratoga Battlefield, where Aaron Burr stayed, the story of an RPI founder, testing what people have been saying, Spicy Mint, subs, a bus stop conversation.

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Silvia lamented the condition of the venerable Cohoes Music Hall, and thought about how to support it.

Rob criticized a "sick and sad state of affairs" in media.

How Jen managed to get a passport in one day.

Julie recapped a recent hike at Lion's Head, just over the border in Connecticut.

Chuck made his way through Greene and Schoharie counties capturing the foliage.

Jackie took an autumn walk at the Saratoga Battlefield.

Paula noted that Aaron Burr once stayed at the Albany house that's now the Fort Orange Club.

Carl recalled how one of the founders of RPI was a former convict.

Melinda put what she'd heard to the test at Peck's Arcade.

Zena "totally lost it" at Spicy Mint on Wolf Road.

Jerry stopped into Pellegrino's for a sub.

And Daniel had a bus stop conversation about teff.

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