What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: rude people, restaurants, the Pony Barn, a basket of ingredients, babysitters, floating palaces, a poignant monument, a 20s Broadway star, the Boreas Ponds, an endangered plant, Nova Scotia, and growing up.

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Ashley: "If you're going to be rude and act like an ungrateful ass when you go out to eat, I'd prefer you just stay home."

Dominic shared more thoughts about restaurants and the business of restaurants.

Silvia checked out Matt Baumgartner's new Pony Barn at June Farms.

Daniel put together a Chopped-style cook-off using farmer's market ingredients in Troy.

One of Kristi's readers asked about the going rate for babysitters.

The Friends of Albany History recalled the floating palaces of Albany's past.

Paula pointed out a poignant monument in the Albany Rural Cemetery.

Carl highlighted the life of Elizabeth Hines, Albany native and 20s Broadway star.

Chuck returned to the Boreas Ponds in the Adirondacks, unprepared.

Jackie sought out an endangered plant in Warren County and came back with a number of finds.

Julie's been chronicling travels in Nova Scotia.

And a lovely little reflection by Katie about how her daughter is growing up.

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