What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the March for Our Lives, spring, fat biking, soaking in Saratoga, a not-great grip on history, Albany's potato chip empire, the Trimble Opera House, proud pigeons, Kiernan Plaza, Lodge's, Mac-n-Cheese Bowl, good technique, differences in distance, The Shop, a mixed bag, and steamed hams.

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Katie attended the March for Our Lives event in Albany: "Every single student's speech was better than every single adult's speech. By a wide margin."

Jackie found proof that spring has sprung.

Jen made use of the March snow by fat biking at the Kalabus Perry trails in Saratoga.

Silvia soaked in Saratoga.

Paula surfaced evidence that people in the past didn't have a good grip on history, either.

The Friends of Albany History highlighted Albany's potato chip empire.

Paul told the story of the Trimble Opera House in Albany.

Carl recalled a tale of proud pigeons and strange operations.

Bob admired the interior of Kiernan Plaza.

Roger on Lodge's: "As someone who loathes shopping generally, it's my favorite place to buy clothes."

Steve recapped the Mac-n-Cheese Bowl.

Dominic reflected on good technique -- in cooking, driving, and life.

Daniel considered the differences in the actual distance and the perceived distance when people think about places to try around the area.

Kim enjoyed the sashimi nachos at The Shop.

Rochelle had a mixed bag of takeout from Picnic Garden.

And Chuck collected many takes on that Albany delicacy, steamed hams.

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