What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: guns, crosswalks, a bad case of the selfies, a gravel grinder, floral bounty, a history walking tour, what once stood there, a walking night out, restaurant tickets, the best burgers, El Cilantro, Marrakesh, Vicy water, and an alien landscape.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

Amy walked through some issues about "the mentally ill and the madness of guns."

Silvia commented on seeing a string of cars fail to stop for a child trying to use a crosswalk: "That's unacceptable. Period."

Rob shared some thoughts about Tulip Fest and Albany having "a bad case of the selfies."

Jen rode a "gravel grinder" through some beautiful landscape near Chatham.

Jackie has been overwhelmed with floral bounty.

Paula shared a bunch of pics from the sold-out Historic Walking Tour of the Albany Rural Cemetery.

The Friends of Albany History recalled what once stood where the State Education Building and West Capitol Park now are.

Daniel walked his way around Albany for a night out.

Dominic had some ideas about what people should know, and included an interesting bit about how restaurant tickets work.

Steve N. helped judge the "Best Burger in New York."

Ashley was impressed by the tacos at El Cilantro in Ballston Spa.

Melinda was not totally impressed by Marrakesh in Clifton Park.

One of Steve's readers asked about finding Vichy water.

And Chuck captured an alien landscape along 787.

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