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Continental 1 'Trade Corridors of the Future' Conference

Continental 1 is bringing together national and regional trade experts for this all-day trade corridor conference. Continental 1 Corridor is one of the region's top economic development opportunities. Event participation will help build awareness and gain support for the completion of the Continental 1 Corridor - the 1,500 mile direct route from Toronto to Miami that will bring business growth and faster, safer travel. The completion of Contintal 1 is within reach - only 269 miles to complete the corridor.

Innovations and Game Changers
Trade Corridors of the Future

Monday, October 25, 2010
8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Templeton Landing
2 Templeton Terrace
Buffalo , NY 14202

Monster Mashup at Nietzsche's, 10/28 - Introducing & Benefiting the People's Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

Contact: Seamus Gallivan, The Good Neighborhood, 716-587-2005, seamusgallivan@yahoo.com


Who: Critt’s Juke Joint, Lazlo Hollyfeld & Sonny Baker, DJs Cutler & LoPro

What: The Monster Mashup

When: Thursday, October 28th, 8pm

Where: Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen St., Buffalo – 716-886-8539 – 21 & over event

Why: Introducing and benefiting the People’s Party - Buffalo First!, Buffalo CarShare, Heart of the City Neighborhoods

 

Monster Mashup Conjures Old Spirits of the Stage While Introducing New Local Coalition

Historical Society Puts the Spotlight on Niagara Square

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, in co-sponsorship with the Louise Bethune Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, is pleased to announce an evening program featuring Jennifer Walkowski, architectural historian.

Walkowski will share her insight and research about the history of Niagara Square and Buffalo City Hall in an illustrated lecture, "The Keystone of the Arch of the Plan: Edward H. Bennett's Buffalo of Tomorrow and John J. Wade's Buffalo City Hall." The talk will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13 at the History Museum.

Walkowski, acting president and founding member of the Louise Bethune Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, is the leading authority on the history and architecture of Buffalo City Hall.

International Institute of Buffalo Hosts 'Buffalo Meets Burma' at Asbury Hall

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Made possible by presenting sponsors M & T Bank and The Buffalo News, Buffalo Meets Burma is a night infused with Burmese culture, including a Karenni (Burmese ethnic group) dance troupe, blessing by local monks, food, photography by Buffalo's Brendan Bannon and Burma's Law Eh Soe, crafts, and the premiere screening of a video by Jon Hand about refugees from Burma.  Guests will even get the chance to learn a few phrases in the Burmese language.

The event is scheduled Thursday, October 7, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Asbury Hall (“Babeville” / “The Church”), 341 Delaware Avenue (at the corner of Tupper), in Downtown Buffalo.

Fall is in the Air at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

Apples, pumpkins ... fall is definitely in the air at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market! And, come out this Saturday, October 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for wine-tasting courtesy of Niagara Landing Wine Cellar. Buffalo Carshare will be there too to explain their unique service.

Please note that guests are subject to change. For a complete list of events and vendors, visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. Frequent updates are also available by becoming a fan of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market page on Facebook.

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market ... always fresh, always seasonal, always local!

Catholic Education Dinner Helps Provide Grants, Programs for Students

The annual Making a Difference dinner highlights the leaders of Catholic education in the Diocese of Buffalo and reinforces the need for the continuation of support for programs such as the foundation’s needs-based tuition assistance program. The dinner will be held on Jan. 27, 2011, at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo.

“Good leaders have a strong sense of self-awareness and strong values,” said Chris Lowney, main speaker for the 2011 Making a Difference dinner. “They believe in helping people develop their own self-awareness, which has always been important in Catholic schools.”

American Cancer Society Warns of Traffic Disruption

Route Changes to "Making Strides" Walk Will Effect Niagara Square, Delaware, Tupper, Franklin 

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Thousands of local breast cancer survivors will descend on Downtown Buffalo this Sunday for the 15th annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. A new route for this year's event will affect several roads until about noon on October 3rd.

Niagara Square will close to traffic at approximately 6:00 a.m. and remain closed until about 3:00 p.m. Other streets on the walk route include Delaware, West Tupper, Erie, Commercial Slip (Hannover) and Franklin. Portions of those roads will close from 10:00 a.m. until about noon.