The Western New York Book Arts Center (WNYBAC) is opening a new exhibit tonight, A Buffalo Alphabet: A-Z by Dana Jenkins. The opening reception takes place tonight from 6-9pm at the WNYBAC gallery, 468 Washington Street (at the corner of West Mohawk). In addition to the debut of this fantastic Buffalo alphabet collection, New Buffalo Brewing will hold their first public tasting for all to enjoy.
A Buffalo Alphabet: A-Z is an alphabetized watercolor
Much of the focus on the Bills during the bye week related to defensive end Mario Williams and his left wrist. Williams' performance has been disappointing thus far, and he partly attributed it to a wrist injury. The manner in which Williams' injury was reported (or not reported) has raised questions, especially since Williams is the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL (He signed a 6-year, $300 million
Election Day Communion, a national movement of Christian Churches to reaffirm their unity in light of a bitterly contested presidential campaign, is coming to Buffalo at the Loretto Ministry Center, next Tuesday, election day.
Empire Genomics, a growing cancer molecular diagnostics company founded in Buffalo in 2006, today unveiled the first ever multiple myeloma cancer test which determines therapeutic guidance. The new test will create more than 50 new jobs within the next five years at the company's 6,500 square foot headquarters located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
The new jobs will include scientists, marketing, regulatory experts, sales, New York State clinically certified technologists, project managers and customer support positions. Empire Genomics
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Buffalonians are very familiar with its art deco masterpieces; City Hall and Central Terminal, but many take for granted the equally impressive Kensington High School. Designed in the 1930's during the Great Depression, Kensington was funded by the Federal Emergency Administration (FERA). FERA was one of President Roosevelt's first New Deal programs, whose main goal was to ease unemployment by creating new jobs for tradesmen, artisans and architects in local and state government. Despite the country's dire financial
The International Center for Excellence in Animation at Daemen College in the Tri-Main Building hosted a reception this evening for the unveiling of a first of its kind book in both Buffalo and the nation - "Letters To The Superintendent, A Community Responds." The book is comprised of letters written by community stakeholders and presented to Dr. Pamela C. Brown, the new Superintendent of the Buffalo Public Schools.
Letters were written and submitted by students, parents, teachers, refugee and immigrant families, former Board of Education members, community researchers,
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We've told a lot of these stories on Buffalo Rising, and I'm sure that we'll be telling a lot more, starting with this next one. The Black Market Food Truck (Facebook), is not on the road quite yet, but it's on its way. And thanks to the
The 3rd annual Cross in the Park sponsored by Campus WheelWorks is cycling with a twist.
"When most people think of cycling they picture Tour de France," said Ethan Johnson, owner of Campus Wheelworks, event founder, promoter and participant "A ton of people riding up and down a road."
Cyclo-cross in this case however, is a unique style of cycling that involves a 1.8-mile USA-sanctioned closed course featuring mud, obstacles and barriers.
Combining slick conditions with a racer
As of now the green features have been installed, and plants are growing. The progressive green initiative might look a bit bizarre to someone who isn't familiar with the project, and since the plants inside the containers are small at this point, the
The building has been empty for many years and is warn but still in decent condition.
Fifty years ago, Buffalo and Kanazawa, Japan entered into a sister city relationship. You are cordially invited to experience the rich culture of Kanazawa and Japan in general at the Japan Culture Day on Sunday, November 4 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Admission is free.
This article about Kanazawa from September, 2009 is being reposted in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration:
Kanazawa, Japan, Buffalo's
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