In This Issue:
Buffalo’s sewers spew between 1.75 billion and 4 billion gallons of raw sewage and stormwater into creeks and rivers each year.
University at Buffalo officials boast of their efforts to combat climate change. But the school’s billion dollar foundation has quietly invested in a fund that finances oil and natural gas ventures.
Looking back at the July 12, 1982, fire that consumed the Connecticut Street Armory.
On his many collaborations, the politics of his new album, White Knight, and dealing, or not dealing, with expectations.
What to read this week: two poems and an illustrated local book about the unbearable whiteness of being.
How Charles Dickens wrote the most popular Christmas story of all time.
Playwright-movie director-screenwriter Martin McDonagh customarily provokes, startles, unsettles, even repels, often with sudden violence.
THE PUBLIC’s OWN DEEDEE CLOHESSY has designed some wrapping paper for you. Use it in good health.
There is only one reason why Donald Trump is still president, and Republicans will face a reckoning when the party’s over.
Getting dissed by Debbie Harry is a high impact experience, especially for a gay dude. Thirteen years ago, I experienced it over the phone, and it was rough.