In This Issue:
This past December, Hope Gardens opened its doors on the East Side of Buffalo. Hope Gardens is a newly built, 20-unit, permanent supportive housing project designed to meet the needs of women who have experienced chronic homelessness.
“A quick look at the monstrous blast furnaces and huge ore stockpiles of the Hanna Furnace Corp.
Frank Sedita’s ties to the local firm where Shelly Silver parked some of his money. Plus, Byron Brown’s consultant in Queens…
The BPO and the Albright-Knox collaborate on Mussorgsky’s tribute to friend who died young.
BuffaBLOG’s weekly local album reviews and event picks.
Jonathan Casey was that kid who wanted to rearrange your room when he came over to play.
Michael Seitz has been the handsome leading man in many a play here in Buffalo. Now he answers The Public Questionnaire.
Mohsin Hamid, author of Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, has returned with the poorly named Discontent and Its Civilizations, a collection of short essays that revolves around his home country, Pakistan.
The end credits of Focus identify as a production advisor Apollo Robbins, and if you know who that is you’ll know what kind of movie you’re in for.
A documentary, screening at Squeaky Wheel this Saturday, traces recent turmoil in Burma.
Leviathan renders an appalling portrait of life in a remote corner of Russia’s northwest.
THE RICHARDSON OLMSTED COMPLEX by photographer John Waller as part of a series for the Buffalo 716 — 2015 wall calendar.
When we’re this deep into winter, someone is bound to be happy about it. Amanda Ferreira shares her photo of the snowy wonderland at Niagara Falls.
The anti-vaccination hysteria ranks with the CIA explosives in the WTC, the hidden aliens in the American Southwest, and the JFK assassination: things we’d like a nicer or prettier answer for but just can’t find.