What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: Polly Noonan, the Albany roots of Herman Melville, the last ashman in Albany, Hopkins Mountain, Moreau Lake, the air pump, drinking too much, Oktoberfest, hot and sour cockroach, the Durham Fair, the most beautiful baby ever.

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Albany Barn in post ad 2018

Silvia told the story of how she met Polly Noonan.

The Friends of Albany History traced the Albany roots of Herman Melville.

Carl recalled the last man ashman of Albany.

Jen hiked Hopkins Mountain.

Jackie walked along the shore of Moreau Lake.

Kristi had a what's-the-right-thing-to-do question about Stewart's, the air pump, and handicap parking spot.

Daniel reflected on an experience he had drinking too much when he was younger.

Rochelle checked out the Bear Mountain Oktoberfest.

Steve cleared up an question about hot and sour chicken cockroach.

Chuck ventured to the Durham Fair in Connecticut.

And it sounds like Robert is rather smitten with his granddaughter.

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