What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the history of New Scotland Ave, a rent and displacement, climate change, a conversation in the street, beautiful fungi, apple picking, bar operations, cold cake, the spa, landlines, and a rainbow.


Albany Barn in post ad 2018

The Friends of Albany History traced the path of development along New Scotland Ave over the last 100+ years.

Carl looked into the story of a rent and displacement, an ambush, and a search for coal.

Roger on climate change: "You know, one is SUPPOSED to leave the country a BETTER place for one's kids, and I - we - are FAILING miserably."

Silvia happened into a conversation about everything that's going on right now.

Jackie found some beautiful fungi around Lake Bonita.

Jon shared his thoughts on picking from picking from more than 46 apple varieties.

Steve explained one aspect of why things work they work at bars.

Daniel had dessert at a few local spots and considered cold cake.

Kristi checked out Spa Mirbeau at Crossgates.

Rob doesn't know his phone number.

And Chuck captured a rainbow.

The Scoop

For a decade All Over Albany was a place for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. It was kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who could help you find out what's up. AOA stopped publishing at the end of 2018.

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