What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: 19th century fashion, the state office complex planned before the ESP, the old Eintracht Halle, a temple tour, a faith journey, confrontations, a rare flower, the Blue Mountain Fire Tower, becoming a dietician, the Jackie Baldwin Memorial Scholarship, strawberries, pizza, milk crates, Dave Matthews, and The Albany Smudge.

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At the Schuyler Mansion blog, Danielle continued her series about myths of women's 19th century fashion.

Carl recalled the plan for a state office complex in downtown Albany -- before the ESP.

Christopher highlighted the history of the old Eintracht Halle in Albany's South End.

Katie went on a tour of the Sikh temple in Niskayuna as part the Sikh Community Fair.

For her Faith Journeys series, Anna talked with a minister at the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Albany.

Kristi wondered if she should have confronted someone for parking across two spots for people with disabilities.

Jackie went in search of one of the rarest flowers in New York State.

Jona hiked to the Blue Mountain Fire Tower.

Jen detailed the path she's taken to becoming a dietician.

Steve recapped the Jackie Baldwin Memorial Scholarship fundraiser.

Daniel did a side-by-side-by-side taste test of strawberries from different farms in Kinderhook.

Otis put together a Father's Day spread with products from Rolf's and Chester's Smokehouse.

The Traveling Brunchers stopped at the Gateway Diner in Albany.

Melinda reflected on the nostalgia of eating pizza at Kay's in Averill Park.

Chuck shared the finished version of some of his recycled milk crate pieces.

It sounds like Silvia had fun at the Dave Matthews show at SPAC.

And Rob lamented the end of The Albany Smudge.

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