10th Annual ScrabbleFest Benefiting Literacy NYBN to Launch in Larkin Square

By Tracy Diina

Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara (LNYBN) will kick off Scrabble®Fest 2015 with a special event on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm at The Filling Station at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca Street, Buffalo. Continue reading

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BBBS Celebrates National Mentoring Month with The Art of Friendship

By Kerry Alsheimer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC)

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A BIG welcome to 2015! New Years Day is always exciting BBBSEC, along with many other organizations, as January is National Mentoring Month (NMM)! Continue reading

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RIP Lance Diamond, The Most Interesting Man in Buffalo

RIP Lance Diamond, heavy hearts across Buffalo. He told me he was 81.

The final show we worked together offered many profound, defining moments; Continue reading

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Tonight – PPG Hosts the Movement Dance Party at The Foundry

By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo

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“Just got paid, it’s Friday night/Party hunting, feeling right/Bodies shaking, all around/bought one drink, now I’m getting down.”

We’ll be singing something like this later tonight at the Movement Party. If you’ve been moving around in Buffalo’s progressive and activist community, then you’ve probably heard about one of the area’s foremost, underground holiday-time traditions. Continue reading

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Starlight Spotlight – Give the Gift that Says, “Snow is Overrated”

By Jennifer Ryan, Starlight Studio and Art Gallery

It’s that time of the year again; a time for family and friends, for cheerful tunes on the radio, a time for trudging through that Buffalo weather and finding that perfect gift for someone you care about. This year, on Friday, December 5th from 6-9pm, finding that gift just got a little easier. Continue reading

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Announcing, 4th Annual Phish Tribute at Nietzsche’s

Continuing an annual tradition that honors Phish’s 1991 performance at Nietzsche’s on their rise to worldwide renown, three Buffalo bands will take to that same Allentown venue to pay tribute with four nonstop hours of Phish songs without any repeats.

This year’s tribute will feature some new players as well as guests who’ve performed at past editions – having dazzled in dabbling into Phish covers at prior shows, new kids on the scene Continue reading

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Take This Simple Survey to Improve our Sewer System

Editor’s note: As promised, this survey took about five minutes to complete. 

By Cara Matteliano, Vice President, Community Impact, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Take a survey and receive a rain barrel. Your feedback will help shape a public engagement campaign to ensure Buffalo’s waterways are clean and safe for years to come.

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Big Brothers & Big Sisters Bring "Big Give" for Giving Tuesday

By Kerry Alsheimer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC)

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I’m writing this on Wednesday, November 19th, a day that many areas in and surrounding the City of Buffalo have been pummeled with upwards of 5 feet of snow, while my Allentown home and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County (BBBSEC) offices in North Buffalo are relatively unscathed. This is a really great day to be thankful. Continue reading

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