Frederick Law Olmsted designed our Buffalo Olmsted Park System to be a refuge from the stress of city life — a source of contemplation, mental […]
Jim Mendola a native Buffalo West sider graduated from the late great Holy Angels and Bishop Fallon. Combat medic from 66-68 then graduated from Canisius with history honors and a minor as a summer fire lookout in Idaho. An MLS from UBs library school then 37 years as the Medical Librarian at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. Retired in 2010 and currently volunteer archivist and historian for the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.
This column is about the Parrott naval rifles that once stood guard at Buffalo’s parks, circles and squares. I thought it would be easier — […]
When you drive over the Lincoln Parkway bridge past Hoyt Lake onto the Scajaquada roadway, you may notice those granite finials for a couple of […]