What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: different perspectives on Chowderfest, a January without wine, spa food, Super Bowl Sunday dining, architectural criticism of the ESP, the old Dudley Observatory sites, the business of 19th century churches, an old map, doctor's office waiting room etiquette, emergency departments, (not) rooting for your kid, budgeting, Trivia Bowl, February, and sparkly snow.

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Dominic is not a fan of Chowderfest, or "chowderwreck" as he called it.

Conversely, Erin is a fan of Chowderfest.

And Otis had some thoughts on how to win at Chowderfest.

Ashley chronicled a January without wine.

Daniel tried the food at Spa Mirabeau at Crossgates.

John shared a strategy for eating out on Super Bowl Sunday (and a pizza complaint).

98 Acres highlighted some of the early architectural criticism of the ESP.

The Friends of Albany History recalled the old Dudley Observatory locations in Albany.

Paul's story of a church moving to a theater also illuminates a business angle of 19th century churches.

Carl pointed to a beautiful old map of Schenectady.

Paula provided the backstory on The Terbush Tree monument in the Albany Rural Cemetery.

Kristi had a question about doctor's office waiting room etiquette and the flu.

Katie on when you sometimes don't root for your kid.

Rob commented on deliveries -- and pickups -- at local emergency departments.

Jona detailed some of the ways she budgeted and saved money in January.

Chuck recapped the Capital District Trivia Bowl.

Silvia shared some thoughts for February.

And Jackie walked through the sparkly snow of the Skidmore woods.

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