What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the aftermath of hurricanes, the lives of the women who labored for at Schuyler estate, the last public execution in Albany, the old Wellington Hotel, the Albany Patroons, a rare flower, a paywall, good seats, Farmers Hardware, Vischer Ferry, salumi, good doggos, peppers, and a postcard from the awesome category.

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Prompted by what's happening in Houston, Daniel recalled what it was like to live through the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in Florida.

The Schuyler Mansion blog pieced together details of the lives of the enslaved women who labored for the Schuyler family.

The Friends of Albany History recalled the last public execution in Albany.

Carl shared the story of the old Wellington Hotel and its musical owner.

Chuck detailed some of the history of the Albany Patroons basketball team.

Jackie found another rare flower in Moreau.

Rob noted the paywall the Times Union is building for its website.

Jon had some really good seats at the ValleyCats game.

Silvia checked out Farmers Hardware in Saratoga.

Zena passed back in time to visit the Vischer Ferry General Store.

Otis on the "salumi perfection" from Dancing Ewe Farm.

Matthew photographed some good doggos at Nine Pin's yappy hour.

Mr. Dave endorsed some pepper seeds for local backyard gardening.

And Kristi shared a postcard from a teacher in the "awesome" category.

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As always, much thanks Mary and Greg!

This is one of my favorite spots on AOA, but i couldn't find the site about salumi. Is it the deli meat ?

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