blog by Morgan Culhane • December 06, 2013 @ 11:44am •
Get in the Christmas spirit by helping to decorate a city neighborhood at B Team Buffalo’s annual City of Light event on Saturday.
This year, Buffalo’s West Side—specifically in the neighborhood surrounding the John F. Beecher Boys and Girls Clubhouse (see map to the right)—was selected to be adorned for the holiday season.
“The event started six years ago when young…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • December 05, 2013 @ 11:28am •
Buffalonians are accustomed to annual events ushering in special times of the year.
The Turkey Trot? Must be Thanksgiving. The Shamrock Run? Spring cannot be too far off. The Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament? Must be the dead of the Buffalo winter.
Nothing rings in the holiday season quite like Buffalo Place and Rotary Rink’s Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration,…
blog by Caitlin Campbell McNulty • December 04, 2013 @ 9:41am •
With the plethora of organizations aimed at young professionals in Western New York, it can be difficult to choose which one is the right fit for you. Don’t worry, that’s what I’m here for!
Throughout the past few months, I’ve been profiling the various groups in the community that are looking for your involvement. This week, I’m focusing in on Buffalo Niagara 360…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • December 03, 2013 @ 12:48pm •
With Christmas only three weeks away, the news that Elmwood Avenue may not glisten with holiday lights has local business owners and Elmwood Village lovers up in arms.
In Elmwood’s shopping and dining area between Lafayette and West Ferry, over 40 small business owners annually pool money together ($30 apiece—nothing extravagant) to adorn trees lining the street with holiday…
blog by Caitlin Campbell McNulty • November 19, 2013 @ 11:35am •
If you asked those who know me professionally to describe me, they’d tell you I’m organized, efficient and a planner.
Oh, and they’d probably tell you that I have a pretty strong Type-A Personality.
It can be tough to be a strong woman in the career fields I’ve chosen to work in. While the numbers are constantly increasing, men still outnumber women in both politics and…
blog by Erin Scherer • November 15, 2013 @ 12:11am •
Mass Appeal, the Elmwood Village Association’s signature fashion show fundraiser, was inspired this year by the activation that has sprung up in the Elmwood Village community led by several individuals.
This week, I spoke with Alex Cornwell and Jim Montour, founders of Community Canvases, and Rahwa Ghirmatzion, executive director of Ujima Theatre and development director of…
blog by Nick Mendola • November 14, 2013 @ 2:18pm •
It’s always been the excuses that bothered Dan Magnuszewski, currently the managing director of Z80 Labs.
His family had a history of running their own businesses, from restaurants to a hair salon, a tool-and-die company to a music shop. And Magnuszewski found himself in his late 20s and staring at a bank job that was neither helping him control his fate nor “buy that yacht.”…
The Buffalo News’ Tuesday paper will be late. Here’s the official message from The Buffalo News’ Jennifer Page earlier this morning:
There is extremely late delivery today. We have yet to complete the production run so the completion time is unknown. We will allow the entire day for the newspaper delivery to be completed.
Photo credit: Flickr.com creative commons user…
blog by Erin Scherer • November 08, 2013 @ 11:07am •
Perhaps you’ve noticed the new bike lanes near Burchfield Penney Art Center or the utility boxes lining Elmwood Avenue adorned by local artists.
Maybe you shopped during October’s Shoptober Bra Crawl [photos], where Elmwood Village boutiques donated a percentage of profits to the American Cancer Society, or caught a performance at Ujima Theatre Company.
This year, Mass…
Through the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, the Athena Young Professional Leadership Awards are given to local women who demonstrate strong leadership and achieve professional excellence.
While we met Olivia Belter of Univera Healthcare on Wednesday, today we introduce Candace Cooke of General Motors to continue the five-part series that concludes today, as the Athena Awards are…