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“Buffalo Talks” Focuses on the City’s Hidden Treasures

Working for Downtown (WFD) is gearing up for another series of talks pertaining to the new Buffalo social and economic landscape. The organization rebranded its popular Brown Bag Lunch Series, while keeping the “We Believe in Buffalo” ideology. The lectures are delivered by stalwarts in the community who are resolute in their convictions, that Downtown Buffalo is once again becoming a breeding ground for myriad developments that are designed to reinvigorate our imaginations.

“Working For Downtown, with the help of our members, is again offering the community a diverse group of enlightening speakers for our upcoming Buffalo Talks series,” said Diane Pietraszewski, WFD President and attorney with Jaeckle Fleischmann and Mugel LLP. “Each speaker offers insight into the many amazing things going on in our city.”

The full schedule is as follows:

October 1, 2014, How Beer is Rebuilding Buffalo
Panel discussion featuring Flying Bison Brewing Co, Go Bike Buffalo, Try-It distributing, Resurgence Brewing Co.

November 5, 2014, Start Up Tech Companies
Panel discussion featuring Algonquin Studios, Z80 Labs, 43 North and Clark Dever

December 3, 2014, The Apartments at the HUB
Jake Schneider – Schneider Design – local architect and developer

January 7, 2015, Reimaging Our Library
Mary Jean Jakubowski – Library Director

The events take place at the Central Library in Downtown Buffalo.

While the events are free, RSVP suggested: contact Mary Young at at or go to Attendees can bring their own lunch, or pre-order a box lunch from Fables Café for $10.

Lead image: Flying Bison Facebook Page


Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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