What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: becoming soft, balancing risk, searching for a sous chef, seafood, many different bites, a walk around the block, attracting Edison to Schenectady, the Academy of Music, the soundscape of old Hudson Ave, the umbrella maker, the thawing forest, fine print, and solo travel.

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Amy on life and (not) hardening ourselves: "The point is the opposite. The point is to let people in. To put yourself at risk. To be welcoming and loving and curious and open. To be soft."

Daniel thought about balancing the risks of what we eat.

Dominic shared some bits from the search for a sous chef.

Otis had a Sunday seafood supper at Fin.

Erin recapped a bunch of recent tasty bites from around the Capital Region.

Leah took a walk around the block with a neighbor and welcomed a new arrival.

Carl noted the history of how the Edison Machine Works ended up in Schenectady -- and a 19th century version of economic development incentives.

Paul told the story of the Academy of Music and Albany's first fully-staged opera.

A guest at 98 Acres recalled the soundscape of old Hudson Ave.

Paula pointed out the umbrella maker's marker.

Jackie walked through the thawing forest.

Chuck wasn't happy about the fine print on the prize he won in a trivia contest at the Rivers Casino.

And Silvia reflected on traveling solo.

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