We’re all parking experts because, after all, we’ve parked vehicles in countless spaces thousands of times. On Wednesday, though, Albany city officials and others including me heard from a real expert, and listening to him was worth the time.
On a ride around the neighborhood the other evening, this emerging piece of yard art caught my attention. A couple of days later I met the homeowners who thought of it and the chainsaw sculptor who’s making it real.
Unhappy with a city committee’s rejection of a request to raze three dilapidated old houses in the Monteith Historic District, the Albany City Council voted Wednesday to review the case without the applicants having to file — and pay for — an appeal.