What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the men who served with Henry Johnson, a 19th century family, fungi and fauna, words as a drug, the private sector, workplace friends, the next Tour de Soft Serve, Field Notes, poké, oysters and ice cream, everything you could want in a burger, homebrew, wedding gowns, a burlap bag, and glimpses of life.


Albany Barn in post ad 2018

The Friends of Albany History are trying to gather facts about the men who served alongside Henry Johnson, including an Albany man.

Paula told the story of a 19th century Albany family that died very young.

Jackie highlighted the fungi and fauna found she and friends found at Canal Park at Lock 4 of the Champlain Canal.

Silvia told a story of words as a drug.

Rob commented that a local media figure's championing of the "private sector."

Dominic reflected on being friends with the people you work with.

Daniel mapped out the next Tour de Soft Serve.

Matthew shared some photos from Field Notes farm dinners.

Albany Jane had oysters and ice cream in Troy.

Erin recapped a few visits to the Lark Street Poké Bar.

Ashley: "The Mouzon House Lamb Burger is everything you could ever want in a burger."

Steve recapped a homebrew competition at Fort Orange Brewing.

Mr. Dave continued too cook through old community cookbooks.

One of Kristi's readers asked about where to donate a wedding gown.

Chuck turned an old burlap bag into a pillow.

And Amy on glimpses of life.

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