What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: reviewing the review, making pizza, favorite restaurants, More Perecca's, madness for maple, public input, seat belts, Lydia Mott, Edison's room, one of the prettiest spots imaginable, a message from the skunk cabbage, meeting your public, and music and sex.

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Dominic reviewed the Times Union review of his restaurant.

Daniel got to see how Marisa's Place trains a person to make pizza (and then there was some cannoli tasting).

Crystal shared a list of her favorite restaurants in Troy.

Melinda tried out brunch at More Perecca's.

Otis reported from a food show about the madness for maple.

Two books -- including Akum Norder's The History of Here -- had Sandy thinking about city planning and public input.

Rob took a hard line on seat belts.

The Friends of Albany History remembered Lydia Mott, "probably the most important woman who ever lived in Albany and you probably never heard of her."

Carl recalled the old Schenectady hotel that had a room reserved for Thomas Edison.

Silvia went cross-country skiing at the Pine Ridge Ski Center, "one of the prettiest spots imaginable."

Jackie got a message about spring from the skunk cabbage.

Chuck met his public.

And Amy reflected on music and sex.

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