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Canal Fest, Riverworks Summer Bash and more happening this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Canal Fest, Riverworks Summer Bash and more happening this weekend with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner
July 18, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Step Out Buffalo

Canal Fest of the Tonawandas Get off your butt and come out to the festival that celebrates our one and only Erie Canal. You can be entertained with food and fun all week until Sunday, so no excuses.   Riverworks Summer Bash Did someone say bikini contest? Uhh yeah...this...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Re-Imagining of Buffalo, by Mayor Byron Brown

Mayor Byron W. Brown, Special to The Record
May 12, 2017
Filed under City & Region, Letters to the Editor, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

I was recently asked to be a guest lecturer at a history class taught by North District Common Councilmember Joseph Golombek at Buffalo State College. He suggested I talk about how my Administration has changed the City of Buffalo, focusing on initiatives and investments that impact millennials. When...

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Social inequity, identity crisis and the social rift at Buffalo State

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Column, Columns, Editorials, OPINION, Recent Stories, Showcase

Buffalo State has a very unique social fabric. There’s a social rift everyone knows is there, but most walk right around it. The rift is well-defined and extends deeper than race. Buffalo State seems pretty diverse, right? It’s not. Buffalo State has two main student demographics: Buffalo area...

Buffalo State alum and travel writer returns to Buffalo for first area book tour

Buffalo State alum and travel writer returns to Buffalo for first area book tour

Nadiya Roache, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

After experiencing adventures such as living atop Mount Washington, getting married in Nepal and exploring the vast Alaskan landscape, writer and SUNY Buffalo State alum Dan Szczesny will be returning to Western New York May 8-12 for his first book tour in the area. Szczesny, who graduated from Buffalo...

Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Why people are returning to their Buffalo roots

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Chances are, if you live in Buffalo, you’ve heard the adage before -- “Everyone always comes back.” What is it that brings people back to Buffalo? Is it family? Food? The fact that winter lasts about eight months? For a city that has seen its fair share of hardships -- from sports teams with losi...

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

When Tito Ruiz was 13 years old, he was slammed against the hood of a Buffalo Police squad car while running home to meet curfew because he “fit the description” of a suspect the police were seeking. When Ruiz got word that a “friendly” and “well-liked” kid he knew from his neighborhood...

Hotel Henry to continue historic connection between Buffalo State and Richardson-Olmsted Complex

Hotel Henry to continue historic connection between Buffalo State and Richardson-Olmsted Complex

Edwin Viera, Columnist
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus, City, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

In 1870, architect Henry Hobson Richardson in collaboration with landscape planner Fredrick Law Olmsted designed what was going to become the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane. The entire structure would come to be known as the Richardson - Olmsted Complex; but now, the historic structure will be called...

Multiple-sport athletes still around at Buffalo State

Multiple-sport athletes still around at Buffalo State

Francis Boeck, Associate Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Showcase, SPORTS

In a world where the best athletes in high school are expected to specialize in single sport, the multiple-sport athlete at the collegiate level has now become a dinosaur. Some of the greatest professional athletes in American history played multiple sports. Bo Jackson not only played professional...

Albright-Knox to receive largest artist donation in its history

Albright-Knox to receive largest artist donation in its history

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Front Page, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery announced Tuesday that it will be entrusted with the entire estate of the one of the most influential artists of the 1960s, Marisol. “Marisol helped define the 1960s through her innovative and groundbreaking work, emerging as one of the most prominent artists of her...

Buffalo State Dance Association performs ‘Circle Dance in the Round’ this week

Buffalo State Dance Association performs ‘Circle Dance in the Round’ this week

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

The Buffalo State Dance Association will perform “Circle Dance in the Round” from April 26-29 in the Donald Savage Flexible Theater. This show will be different from previous Dance Association shows because it is their first one in the flexible theater, which has a circular stage and seating on...

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