What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the Lincoln Park pool, Dr. Dodge, WWI, calling politicians, the backwater near Big Boom, Round Lake, Broadway in Saratoga Springs, TapAsia, pizza, veggies, telling stories, and photos.

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The Friends of Albany History unrolled the history of the Lincoln Park pool.

Carl recalled "Dr. Dodge," who was once a harbinger of spring in Albany.

Paula highlighted the story of Albany native George Waite Goodwin, who died in a mid-air collision over France while serving in WWI.

Katie shared how she's added all the politicians she calls to the contacts in her phone.

Jackie paddled through the Hudson River backwater near Big Boom Road.

Barbara moved around the village of Round Lake.

Dominic looked out on Broadway in Saratoga Springs and reflected on a few things happening there.

Daniel opened his mind to the food at TapAsia.

Jon tried some chain pizza.

Ashley got a bunch of food from 9 Miles East.

Silvia told a story at one of the Front Parlor nights.

And Chuck shared some of his infrared photography.

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