What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Martin Luther King Jr., Sinclair, budgeting and debt, a broken pole, signs of spring, Albany's Willy Wonka, the city hall carillon, favorite ice cream, spicy wontons, the Casola Dining Room, Taverna Novo, and a beautifully confused gumbo of ingredients.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

Roger reflected on the death of Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago.

Chuck commented on the way the multi-station Sinclair TV message leaned on the trust people have in their local TV anchors. And Rob focused the criticism at the top.

Jona and Crystal both provided updates on their ongoing efforts to budget and free themselves of financial debt.

Silvia clearly doesn't know her own strength.

Jackie sought out small signs of spring.

The Friends of Albany History remembered the Paul Anast Confectionery.

Carl recalled the origin of the carillon in Albany City Hall.

Daniel declared that the Dutch Udder is his favorite local ice cream shop.

Melinda praised the spicy wontons at Taiwan Noodle.

Erin shared many of the dishes she enjoyed from the past month, including a dinner at the Casola Dining Room at SCCC.

Ashley got a taste of the new Taverna Novo in Saratoga Springs.

And Amy thought about the "beautifully confused gumbo of ingredients" and sense of connection that emerged from her genetic ancestry test.

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