Archive | April, 2015
Cereal Mascots

Who’s Your Favorite Cereal Mascot?

A conversation earlier on Twitter got me thinking about all the childhood memories I had about seeing the mascots pushing their sugary cereals to me as a child. Seeing as though we’re the capital of Cheerios and Lucky Charm smell, when the wind is just right, we think that Buffalo should probably know best. Let […]

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Goal Posts

Feeling Great Like ’88?

  OK Bills fans, it’s here! The 2015 NFL Schedule was released a few days ago. Preseason kicks off at home at the Ralph on Friday, August 14th at 7:00pm against the Carolina Panthers. The following week we’re just down the road as we play Cleveland at the dog pound. Week three brings us back […]

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Local athlete Adam Page captained the inaugural skills competition.  Photo from paralympic.org

Hockey Heaven Goes International Again

The city of Buffalo has once again become the focus of the international hockey world. After ringing in the new year with a successful Women’s U18 World Championship, in which we watched Team USA bring home the gold medal, the 2015 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship kicked off on Sunday. There was a lot of […]

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Reinhart celebrates gold.  Photo from o.canada.com

Ghost of the Future: Sam Reinhart

The NHL draft lottery has finally passed. If you’re sick of hearing about McDavid and Eichel, about Edmonton’s inability to structure an adequate team, about how Buffalo won in losing, then I’ve got good news – this article is not about that. It’s a ghost story, of sorts; it seems that we here in Buffalo […]

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Photo of the 2014 Small Press Book Fair by photographer Max Collins

2015 Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

Since 2007, Buffalo has been the host to a regional two-day festival dedicated to all things small press. Now in its 9th year, the Small Press Book Fair brings together everyone from poets, writers, zinesters, artists, authors, print-makers, and more under one roof at the Karpeles Manuscript Library to share their ideas and creative work with each […]

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Jack Eichel

Welcome to Buffalo, Jack Eichel

It’s been ten years since NHL fans were this excited about a draft. The situation is much different than it was in 2005; at that time, play had been suspended for a full year due to a lack of a collective bargaining agreement between players and owners. The lottery system for this draft was convoluted, […]

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