What's up in the The Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Schenectady pizza, Middle Eastern cuisine, groceries at CVS, baking soda, an aggressive dog, taking shelter, roaming along rivers, prolific Albany artists, Marie Curie, silversmiths, the influence of teachers, and finding balance.

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Daniel praised the Pizza King while recapping the Tour de Slice: Schenectady.

Jon shared pics and family scores from the pizza tour. And Steve N. noted the tour confirmed his pizza preferences.

Ashley tried the Middle Eastern cuisine at Good Eats in Ballston Spa.

Otis surveyed the grocery offerings at his local CVS.

Rob figured out what was wrong with his soda bread.

Silvia, after her dog was injured by an aggressive dog at Capital Hills: "Folks - if your dog can't play nice, do us all a favor and keep them limited to leash time. "

Jackie took shelter in the warming hut at Moreau Lake State Park.

Barbara went for a last-day-of-winter roam along the rivers of Rensselaer County.

The Friends of Albany History highlighted the Van Zandts -- "The Most Prolific Albany Artists You May Never have Heard of."

Carl noted an ironic regional dedication for Marie Curie, and the slow shift toward the acceptance of women in technical fields.

Speaking Curie -- the New York History Blog recently recalled the famous scientist's visit to Schenectady and the North Country.

Paul told the story of two Albany silversmiths from the 19th century.

Dominic reflected on how having a few high school teachers take an interest in him and his talents helped changed the course of his life.

And Chuck took a moment to talk about finding balance and restoring his health.

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