What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Bouck White, dropping knowledge, the expense of being poor, a well-lived day, the melody of a relationship, putting away your phone, spring wildflowers, grandkids, the chef/the person, the storied Albany Med turkey sandwich, food in Utica, gluten-free Chinese food, and Saratoga Vichy.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

The Friends of Albany History traced the life of Bouck White and the creation of his "castle" in the Helderbergs.

Carl recalled that time the city of Albany dropped some knowledge. From an airplane. That was flying over the city.

Roger highlighted some recent examples of how it's expensive to be poor.

Silvia reflected on what it means to pursue a well-lived day.

Amy shared some thoughts on guilt and the melody of relationships.

Rob would you like you to put your phone away at concerts.

Jackie sought out spring wildflowers.

One of Kristi's readers asked about local ideas for keeping a trio of grandkids occupied and entertained.

Dominic parsed the differences between Dominic The Chef and Dominic The Person.

Daniel highlighted the storied Albany Med turkey sandwich.

Otis sought out some of the varied ethnic food options in Utica, ranging from Italian American to Burmese.

One of Steve's readers asked about Chinese restaurants with gluten-free options.

And Chuck decided he needed a Saratoga Vichy table.

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