What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the Tour de Wing, mac-n-cheese, Sunhee's, barbecued frankfurters, Valentine's Day, Susan B. Anthony in jail, growing Troy, consumption, snowshoeing, winter weekends, the photo regional, the new dog, and doing your job.

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Daniel shared results from the Tour de Wing: Downtown Albany. And Zena added some wingnut thoughts.

Steve posted results from this year's Mac-n-Cheese Bowl.

Melinda recapped a recent sampling of food at Sunhee's.

Mr. Dave's Community Cookbooks of New York series continued with "Barbecued Frankfurters" from the Kitchen Kapers City Club of Albany.

Silvia on things to love about Valentine's Day from her perspective as a restaurant owner.

The Friends of Albany History recalled the time Susan B. Anthony was held in the Albany County Jail.

Carl walked through the history of the farms from which Troy grew.

Paula chronicled the lives and deaths of nine family members buried in Albany Rural Cemetery from the 19th century -- six of whom died of consumption.

Jen went snowshoeing in the Pine Bush.

The Bee Balm Gal soaked up a sunny winter weekend.

Chuck shared his entries for this year's Capital District Photo Regionals.

Randal on getting settled with their new adopted dog.

And Rob on focusing and doing your job -- whatever that job might be.

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