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.

NinePin525inpost.jpg

HWFC_studentsenior_525x80.gif

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.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Lewis Black at Troy Music Hall

Comedian Lewis Black will be back in town for a stand-up show at the Troy Music Hall March 16. Tickets go on sale to the... (more)

Debbie's Kitchen has returned

Important lunch news update: Debbie's Kitchen re-opened Monday. (We've included a menu and a few pics.) Debbie Klauber announced back in August that she was... (more)

Metroplex at 20

This year is the 20th anniversary of the formation of Metroplex, the economic development authority that's backed by Schenectady County sales tax revenue -- some... (more)

Drawing: Tickets for Troy Prom -- a prom for adults -- at Takk House

Takk House is again hosting Troy Prom this November 24. It is "a grown-up themed dance party for anyone who might need to replace or... (more)

There's another public meeting coming up to talk about ideas for 1 Monument Square

The fifth major attempt to redevelop the 1 Monument Square site in the heart of downtown Troy takes another step November 5 with a public... (more)