One of Buffalo's most significant houses is on the market. 156 Park Street in Allentown is for sale listed at $400,000. The unusual home was the residence of Charles Rolfs who was a prominent craftsman style furniture designer and his wife who was a famous novelist. She was a pioneering
Heavily-utilized Porter Avenue, one of Buffalo's most historic streets, is scheduled to receive a $1.8 million make-over in 2009 to return it to its former splendor as an Olmsted Parkway.
Porter Avenue is one of Buffalo's oldest streets, pre-dating Joseph Ellicott's design for the village. It was once an ancient Indian trail, in use since the Revolutionary War. It was called "Guide Board Road," and was a passage from Main Street to the Niagara River and a ferry that would carry British loyalists to safety in Canada. The street was
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Do you find yourself stuck on go? If you feel like you're constantly running through your life without enough time set aside to nourish and explore your mind, consider joining a weekly meditation session. It's time for you.
The meditative and artistic sharing sessions will be hosted by El Buen Amigo, the fair trade
As a full-blooded, first-generation Siciliana, when I go to an Italian restaurant, food is only a part of what I look for. I want comfort, familiarity, easy eleganza and food I might not make myself, but that which brings back memories or makes entirely new ones.
And then there's that
The town had a main street and several
To me there have always been plenty of food offerings at the market. But if there was more overall diversity,
By Huewayne Watson
In a world dominated by color, from fashion to media, reds, greens, pinks, yellows, and blues jump out from the glossy pages of our magazines. They flash across our flat screen TVs, and leave lasting impressions in the fun-filled images we capture with new high-priced digital cameras.
So, where does that leave those who appreciate a world captured in black and white? To answer the question, black and white film
Do you know a woman who demonstrates support for the goals of female professionals, and provides significant and selfless assistance on their behalf? Does she also demonstrate significant, measurable business/professional achievements that have produced exceptional results for an organization?
By Huewayne Watson
If you've ever considered being environmentally conscious about discarding your old and useless electronic items commonly known as "e-waste," you may know that doing so is a challenging task.
Today, Mayor Byron Brown released the results of an internal review he called for on December 24, 2008 in order to examine shortcomings in snow removal following historic snowfalls that took place on Friday, December 19th and Sunday,
By: Buffalo Foodie
"The night of the election, people down here were dancing in the street," Jennifer Goetz tells me. She and her husband, Adam, own SAMPLE in Allentown--one of Buffalo's most innovative restaurants/city/2009/01/index.html
Spiral Scratch is a Buffalo record sanctuary, with an amazingly broad selection of vinyl.
By Cory Bartos
Students for Peace and a coalition of other local activist groups will be exercising our right to peacefully assemble in front of Sen. Schumer's office at 130 S. Elmwood this Friday the 16th at 4:00PM, to protest the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip.
We invite the public to join us in telling our representatives that we do not support war, and demand an immediate cease-fire. In addition to the slaughter of children and use of archaeic WWI-era bombs, $44 million
The top image is a subsequent painting Fowler did, featuring the entire Obama family. He says it was inspired by this painting of John Singer Sargent's and a compilation of photos of the first family. "I liked the idea of the Singer painting that had these different family members sort
Starting today, New Era will be selling Barack Obama-inspired caps in all of its stores, with between 75 and 100 hats being available locally at their Delaware Avenue location. Limited to 7,000 in the series, the company may produce more in March, depending on public demand.
According to New Era spokesperson Dana Marciniak, there's been a call for Obama hats for the past few months. "Customers were looking for
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