What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the Lancaster Street Hullabaloo, "The" Hatter, GAR, the March for Science, parking tickets, the newspaper, winning in AC, buds, Girl Scout cookies, the local red sauce joint, a diner, a sports bar, comfort foods, Thai food, breakfast sandwiches, and letters for pregnant women.

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98 Acres shared Sandra Pierce's memories of the Lancaster Street Hullabaloo.

Carl recalled Latham "The" Hatter.

Christopher provided an explanation for the "GAR" on the Albany County Courthouse.

Anna participated in the March for Science and saw Neil deGrasse Tyson at Proctors.

Silvia on paying a parking ticket.

Rob thought some more about the TU/Chuck blog kerfuffle.

Speaking of Chuck... he won big in Atlantic City.

Jackie admired the spring buds and newly emerged leaves.

Jon shared the results of his annual Girl Scout Cookie sales report.

OCtG reflected on the enduring popularity of the local red sauce joint.

The Traveling Brunchers stopped at Mac's Diner in Schuylverille.

Steve N. is not a fan of the Recovery Room.

Daniel shared a bunch of photos of comfort foods he's eaten recently around the area.

Melinda tried Celadon Thai in Latham.

One of Steve's readers asked about finding Thai pizza.

Ashley's breakfast sandwich search is over.

And Christine mentioned a book with "exactly the type of letters that a pregnant woman needs."

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