In This Issue:
At Waterfront School meeting, parents lash out at Buffalo Board of Education.
The School Board president and the big developer are both accused of feeding too hungrily at the public trough.
The Larkin Power House, 635 Seneca Street, is one of the iconic factory buildings of what architectural historian Reyner Banham called Buffalo’s “Golden Age” of industrial architecture between 1895 and 1925.
“Okay, so, where do you think the new Bills stadium should go?”
Recent data released by Buffalo Public Schools and the US Census indicate that 82% of BPS students are classified as “economically disadvantaged.”
An examination of the island formerly known as Squaw.
Clawing back financial gains to fund middle-class uplift.
BuffaBlog’s weekly local album reviews and event picks
“I usually go back to the vinyls. Pop-rock stuff is usually where I start. Newer stuff,” says Tom Burtless, leader of Buffalo pop-rock band Humble Braggers.
Why aren’t we more aware—haven’t been more aware—of this superb Buffalo artist of the first half of the twentieth century?
With a background in improvisational comedy, with the Eclectic Improv Company, Todd Benzin is master of the quirky and the spontaneous.
I was, in a word, surprised when I discovered a copy of Miranda July’s debut novel The First Bad Man in my mailbox.
Sheeba stares into the void and comes back with a basket of the ripest plantains. January 21-27.
Jennifer Aniston didn’t really deserve an Oscar nomination; Essie Davis might have.
In the heart of Buffalo’s multicultural West Side is a cozy restaurant specializing in savory Southern cuisine.
HARVEY BREVERMAN is a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus. His work is included in the exhibition MANmade Art: A Cross-Generational Survey on view at the Kenan Center in Lockport through February 22.
Dissecting the parts of speech.