The Canadian government has been selling seven local residences after deciding to close the local Canadian Consulate office last August. The largest, on Soldiers Circle, has a new owner. Stephen and Elizabeth Hays purchased a century-old, 5,000 sq.ft., two-story residence at 196 Soldiers Place for $750,000 today.
The new owners got quite a deal. The Canadian government paid $1.39 million for the property in 2009 and reportedly spent an additional $200,000 to upgrade the residence.
For anyone who is familiar with the park, over the years the grounds have fallen into complete
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) will move forward with the reconstruction and reconfiguration of a one mile stretch of the Robert Moses Parkway, south of Niagara Falls.
For many years, the expressway has been seen as an obstacle between city neighborhoods and the waterfront. This project will fully restore visual and physical access to the various natural and cultural features along the Niagara River and the Niagara Gorge.
"The Robert Moses Parkway is an outdated impediment to the
The walk is also a means to raise awareness about the impact that HIV/AIDS has on the community, past, present and future. From prevention education for teens (and other at-risk groups), to medical
What Would Mingus Do? (WWMD)
How did the name of the band come about? When did it form?
Charles Mingus was one of the great American composers, and a hero of mine. Mingus was well known for using his bands as laboratories and workshops for his music; I'm trying to emulate that approach.
What Would Mingus Do? started playing around 2005, and had a steady Monday night gig at the Central Park Grill for several years; recently we've wrapped up
After watching the video, I decided that I would add some of my own kid-friendly destinations to the list,
Preservation Buffalo Niagara is recognizing outstanding preservation projects and those contributing to preservation efforts at its annual awards ceremony May 31, 11:30 AM at Kleinhans Music Hall. Buffalo Rising will profile this year's winners leading up to the May event.
Kathleen Mecca is receiving an award in individual preservation achievement for her decades of work fighting to protect the cultural and historical assets and environmental quality of the Prospect Park neighborhood and Buffalo's West Side.
Kathy stands at equal height to a podium on a small stage in a public
After talking with Aung for a while, I warmed up to his concept
Cantor Gaming, the largest bookmaker in Las Vegas, has released point spreads for every NFL regular season game (except week 17). The Bills aren't favorite to win a game until
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