What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: mass incarceration, census tracts, debt, redemption, contact lens class, snow-free fields, doing Edison's work in Schenectady, the family tree, the ladies entrance, hot roast beef, not hot chicken, Nashville, Tala, a canned vegetable wonderland, and breaking up with your car.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

Anna surveyed some facts about mass incarceration.

Sandy traced his life through the various census tracts in which he's lived, including Center Square.

Jona and Crystal detailed their respective efforts to melt the snowball of debt.

Rob took note of some applied facial hair and questioned a story of redemption.

Contact lens class is a a thing, as Katie recently found out.

Jackie set out through the (temporarily) snow-free fields of Saratoga Spa State Park.

Carl detailed the life of an engineer who was central to Edison's work and GE's expansion in Schenectady.

One branch of Christopher's family tree called out to another.

Chuck used an old "ladies entrance" sign on North Lake in Albany for a photo shoot.

Mr. Dave enjoyed a hot roast beef sandwich at Bella Napoli and a radio bar.

Steve N. was not impressed by the heat in Hattie's Nashville hot chicken.

Speaking of Nashville... Melinda recently shared some of her food experiences there on a trip.

Erin recapped a tasting menu dinner at Tala Bistro.

Otis: "Why Walmart is a canned vegetable wonderland."

And Silvia broke up with her Swede.

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