What's up in the neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: wildflowers, the luxury of carpet, Lincoln's funeral train, Rebecca Rhino, church history, an old Albany dairy, a question from a contractor, the Albany Craft Beer Festival, seasonal burger stands, restaurant coupons, Terra kitchen, taco happy hour, many steps, working through mental illness, distant family, and being part of a new thread.

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Jackie's been on the hunt for all sorts of spring wildflowers.

The Schuyler mansion blog calculated the cost of installing carpet in the mansion -- more than 200 years ago. (It was quite a luxury.)

The Friends of Albany History told the story when Lincoln's funeral train stopped here.

Carl recalled a great name from Albany history: Rebecca Rhino.

Christopher traced the history of Evangelical Protestant churches through Albany.

Chuck started a project using a crate from an old Albany dairy.

One of Kristi's readers had a question about a question she had been asked by a contractor.

Zena checked out the first Albany Craft Beer Festival.

Daniel set the path for the first tour of seasonal burger stands.

Otis on why he's not a fan of restaurant coupons.

Jona stopped in for dinner at the new Tara Kitchen in Troy.

Ashley highlighted a taco happy hour deal.

Randall detailed some of the steps he has taken to get their new dog situated in their lives.

Greg K on the difficulties of working through mental illness (and moving to Watervliet).

A visit with distant family I helped Silvia understand herself better.

And Amy on being part of the thread of her second family.

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