Browsing: Buffalo Renaissance

We sit down with former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra about running for office at 25, surviving cancer and, of course, his quest to legalize marijuana. Hear Joel’s thoughts on going beyond bongs and trying to bring billions in revenue to New York State by lifting prohibition of weed. The Buffalo Effect: The Buffalo Effect…

We sit down with Zandra Cunningham to discuss how wanting lip gloss at age 9 turned into a successful skin care line, an invite to Google, and all before the age of 17.  If you’re a kid, a parent, an entrepreneur, a fan of success stories, or just want some inspiration, this episode is a…

Buffalonian Lauren Fix is a leading automotive expert and analyst who has authored three books so far. She has appeared on CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, CNBC and USA Radio’s “Daybreak USA” show.  Lauren talks cars, TV, daughter Shelby, and our other favorite guest Frank Rossi, who ironically calls in to add his 2 cents……

We sit down with Tom Jablonski and Jon Mirro from Lockhouse Distillery to talk about the (true) stories behind Buffalo’s first distillery (post-prohibition). We hear about the great Gins and Liquors that are coming out of this award winning distillery, how flooding the distillery didn’t slow them down, and the true story of how they…

Harry Zemsky, the brain behind Food Truck Tuesdays in Larkin Square, sits down with us to explain how a crazy Slovakian guy helped him realize his passion for food. He tells about some of his new projects The Angelica Tea Room, The Swan Street Diner, and we embarrass him with a blast from the past.…

This week The Buffalo Effect sits down with Thea Hassan and Jenn White to talk biking in Buffalo. It’s spring and May is bike month, so we discuss Reddy Bike, bike commuting, and all the great new trails in Buffalo that you should be taking advantage of.  The Buffalo Effect: The Buffalo Effect shares the…

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…

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…

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…