What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: stop signs, the Kenwood convent, mental health, selling a house, wildflowers, prom, Patroons, eating your way across downtown Schenectady, pizza, Ali Baba, Restaurant Navona, ramen, coffee, blue ice cream, and cats for hire.

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Carl noted that Albany was arguing about roads and traffic safety as far back as the 1920s.

The Friends of Albany History pulled together a bunch of photos for a history of the Kenwood convent.

Dominic shared some plans for a local org to help people in the restaurant industry with mental health and addiction issues.

Crystal talked about selling their house and a move to somewhere to warmer.

Jackie posted a wildflower update.

Katie: "The Niskayuna Prom appears to be an entirely unholy humdinger of an affair."

Chuck's all in on on fandom for the new Patroons.

Daniel and his daughter ate their way across downtown Schenectady.

Steve N. shared his favorite pizzas from around the greater Capital Region.

Melinda recommended a stop at Ali Baba.

Silvia's family had a birthday dinner at Restaurant Navona.

Ashley was impressed by the ramen at Buddha Noodle.

Erin after a visit to Wired Coffee: "the nitro cold brew was freaking good."

Otis celebrated the Wilton bicentennial with blue ice cream from Stewart's.

And Rob provided some follow-up for his cat rental business.

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