In This Issue:
In 1941, as this photograph illustrates, Broadway was still a vital commercial artery.
Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes’s push for mayoral control of Buffalo schools meets resistance in her own district.
As his store in Allentown celebrates its 25th year, Santiago Masferrer reflects on his time as a political prisoner in Pinochet’s Chile.
BuffaBlog’s weekly local album reviews and event picks.
Jillian McDonald’s video at Squeaky Wheel unleashes your inner shaman.
Where did actress Maria Droz come from? Sometimes it seems as if she landed from another planet or emerged from a magic lamp.
Sarah Haykel is charting a map for personal growth through dance, yoga, life coaching, and community service.
Historian Elizabeth R. Varon examines the end of the Civil War and how it influenced what followed and reverberates today.
At the very beginning of Felix Herngren’s whimsical, genially mordant comedy, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, Allan Karlsson (Robert Gustafsson) seems
If ever a movie demanded the disclaimer, “Kids, don’t try this at home,” this is the one.
Your trusty pint glass is great—but there there are other types of glassware designed to unlock to beauty of different beers.
FAME & PAPARAZZI / GEORGE AFEDZI HUGHES’s current exhibit at Indigo Art Gallery, Collisions [amp], continues through May 30.
BARBARA BUCKMAN, Mercury, part of her exhibit at Buffalo Arts Studio
Last week the Buffalo News made a big deal of newly released Attica documents—but there was no news in them. So why pretend there was?
Dear Keith, though I’m philosophically opposed to the idea, I’m thinking of enlisting in the military.