What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: growing up, an award-winning illustrator, the Schenectady General Depot, a history tour, the Grace Slide, pink grasses, Baron the woodpecker, yoga at the brewery, a Cock N' Bull story, apples, and home improvement.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

Amy reflected on her kids becoming adults.

The Friends of Albany History told the story of Dorothy Pulis Lathrop, a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator from Albany.

Rob highlighted the history of what was known as the Schenectady General Depot.

Carl recalled the life of Charles Stanford and the Ingersoll Home in Niskayuna.

Paula posted a clip from the most recent (and very popular) history walking tour at Albany Rural Cemetery.

Jen hiked up the Grace Slide in the Dix Range.

Jackie took in the pink grasses of the Wilton Wildlife Preserve.

Chuck got a backyard visit from the Baron the woodpecker.

Silvia went to yoga at Fort Orange Brewing.

At the FUSSYlittleBLOG, Emily told a Cock N' Bull story (about dinner).

For apple season: Otis shared a recipe for maple apple butter.

And Katie experienced the joy of home improvement.

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