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26
Jun
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Announcing, The Larkin Market – “Social Shopping” Thursdays in Larkin Square

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With Food Truck Tuesdays and Live at Larkin Wednesdays well established as new staples of summertime in Buffalo, Larkin Square is adding a third weeknight event to welcome Western New Yorkers for “social shopping”.

The Larkin Market, presented by First Niagara and sponsored by Independent Health, will launch on Thursday, July 10th, and run weekly from 4:00-7:30 pm through September 18th. More than 60 vendors each week offering Read moreRead more

26
Jun
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PUSHin’ the Envelope – Rally Today Against Unequal Lending

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By Lonnie Barlow, Organizer, PUSH Buffalo

“I killed the bank.”

This was Andrew Jackson’s greatest claim to fame during his time as president of the United States in the 1800′s. He was referring to the Central Bank, which is now known as the Federal Reserve Bank.

You see, if you don’t study history then you’re doomed to repeat it.  Read moreRead more

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25
Jun
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Live at Larkin Encore Collaborations Continue Good Hood Hallmark

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By Seamus Gallivan

Tonight marks Week 2 of Live at Larkin, our 14-week free Wednesday night concert series in Larkin Square (745 Seneca St., 5-8:30pm, all ages), and with it the second round of a fun new twist we’re putting on the popular pairing of Buffalo bands – an encore collaboration between the headlining and opening acts.

In our series kickoff last week – see video below – Vinnie DeRosa joined Neville Francis & the Riddim Posse for a wonderful take on Read moreRead more

24
Jun
The scene at City of Night 2013 from atop the Marine A silos, by Franco Ardito, WGRZ-TV

Volunteer Call for City of Night at Silo City

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By Seamus Gallivan

Among the approximately 16,000 attendees over the first two annual installments of City of Night Buffalo, surely there are a few more who’ve thought, “I’d like to get involved here” – we’re looking for a few good hands who’d like to volunteer for a few fun hours of pouring drinks and parking bikes when the event returns to Silo City this Saturday, June 28th (100 Childs St, 4pm-1am, free/suggested donation, VIP preview party Friday night).  Read moreRead more

Good Neighbors Support The Good Hood

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20
Jun
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Herd Fest Hits Tonight – Here Are 3.5 Reasons to See More Than Just Our 7 Bands

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By Seamus Gallivan

This weekend marks a potentially big moment for Buffalo’s music scene, as Buffablog’s inaugural Herd Fest hits Allentown for a two-night stands 43 acts across nine showcases in six venues. Envisioned as our own spin on showcase-style music festivals such as SXSW and CMJ, Herd Fest is starting relatively small but has the makings of much more – first, for the quality of acts such as those sampled below, and second, for the spirit of collaboration that is driving much of Buffalo’s rebirth.  Read moreRead more

19
Jun
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Resurgence Brewery to Host Strawberry Jam Benefit for Grassroots Gardens

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By Bryana DiFonzo

You’ve likely seen and heard a lot about community gardening in Buffalo, but did you know that almost 150 vacant lots in the city have been turned into beautiful, productive, safe spaces by community members supported by Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo?

Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo (GGB) offers many ways to get involved, some of which you probably already know about – Read moreRead more

18
Jun
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Days Park to Host “Grillin’ for Grass” BBQ

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By Todd Salansky

Days Park has seen its ups and downs. Currently, the Allentown Park is on the upswing, with special thanks to Days Park Block Club, Olmsted Parks, Elmwood Village Charter School and countless stewards who keep an eye on making it as special as it is. While the park is getting plenty of activity, more resources need to be allocated to keep it beautiful. With this in mind, Read moreRead more

18
Jun
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Refugee Journeys – Brewster Street Farm to Host Potluck

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By Kyla Jaquish, Program Manager, Journey’s End Refugee Services

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Journey’s End is pleased to announce that our new Agricultural Program is hosting a potluck/party on our Brewster Street Farm on Thursday, June 19th, from 12-4pm.  The Farm is located at 36 Brewster Street, you can’t miss it! Read moreRead more

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