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    Episode 04: Su Sanni – The Buffalo Dream

    New Buffalo resident and 43N winner, Su Sanni from We Did It sits down to talk to The Buffalo Effect about the business he’s just relocated to Buffalo and why he’s liking his new home. Su shares his family’s American Dream and how his entrepreneurial spirit has kept pushing pushing him forward.   The Buffalo…

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    Episode 03: Stanton Hudson – Tony Bennett signed my pay checks!

    On this episode of The Buffalo Effect Stanton Hudson shares his interesting career, a brief stint in law school that had stops and starts due to a little TOO much fun in Buffalo, and what led to him becoming the Executive Director of The Theodore Rosevelt Inaugural Site. Download Episode! The Buffalo Effect: The Buffalo…

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    Episode: 02 Frank Rossi

    Frank Rossi, actor, writer, teacher, agent, manager, casting director, and Buffalo re-pat sits down with us to talk about what it took to make it in Hollywood. Turns out it takes sneaking into the Paramount lot, showing up uninvited to auditions, and putting a shot gun down Woody Harrelson’s underwear.  Frank has starred in Miami…

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    Episode 00: Meet The Buffalo Effect

    The Buffalo Effect: The Buffalo Effect shares the stories from a rust belt city that picked itself up, brushed itself off and learned how to shine again. We talk to interesting people who call Buffalo home and have impacted this re-emerging city. The Buffalo Effect is produced by Michelle Levitt at the Too Much Neon…

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    Episode 23: Roy Bakos

    Roy Bakos is a teacher and 18-year staple of the Pearl Street Bar and Grill, who, in 2017, plans on running for mayor of Buffalo. As mayor, Bakos has pledged to strive for “honesty, transparency, service, dedication to my community, and making life better in the greatest small city in America.” Learn more about the…

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    Episode 20: Political Cartoonist Adam Zyglis

    Adam Zyglis is a Pulitzer Prize- winning political cartoonist for The Buffalo News. The Pulitzer committee heralded his “strong images to connect with readers while conveying layers of meaning in few words.” Zyglis’ work is nationally syndicated through Cagle Cartoons. B-LO the Headline: Buffalo-centric podcast hosted by Joe Doherty & David Scott Myers. We discuss…

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    Episode 19: Donn Esmonde

    Donn Esmonde is a featured columnist for The Buffalo News. On this episode we discuss the future of the Central Wharf and the quality of City Hall leadership. Follow us on Twitter: @BLOheadline. B-LO the Headline: Buffalo-centric podcast hosted by Joe Doherty & David Scott Myers. We discuss #urbanism #development #arts #history #late-night #weirdness with…

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    Episode 18: Dean Robert Shibley

    Robert (Bob) Shibley is dean of the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning and one of the figureheads of One Region Forward, an award-winning sustainable planning initiative that cuts across the greater Buffalo and Niagara regions. On this episode, we discuss UB’s role in the urban planning community, the importance of urbanity and place, and One Region Forward’s vision for micro and macro development.

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    Episode 17: Nick Sinatra

    Nick Sinatra is a local developer and head of Sinatra and Company Real Estate. His recent projects include The Phoenix (apartments) and downtown’s Expo Market. If you live in the city, chances are that you live near a Sinatra development. The company manages to create a real buzz wherever it goes, by teaming up with progressive local businesses in search of inspiring build-outs in the city’s historic building stock. Sinatra has proven that he is willing to take chances, in order to elevate the development standards in Buffalo. In a relatively short period of time, he has managed to amass a substantial property portfolio. Sinatra is implementing strategic moves that are helping to redefine the way people interact with, and view, the city.

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