Originally published in the Buffalo News, September 20, 2000 p. B-2. It has since been edited. Illustration from PowerThesaurus.org. My fellow residents of the City of Good Neighbors have probably had this experience many times over. We are somewhere in Western New York where we have occasion to meet new people. Upon learning where weContinue reading “How to Insult City Residents”
In the days following the May 14 massacre in Buffalo, lots of claims about the extent of racial segregation appeared in the media.We are the most segregated city in America, some said. We’re the 4th or 6th most segregated. We’re the 17th. Which is it?
Nowhere else in municipal management do we fine or shame private citizens for failing to maintain public property.
LLs are a creative solution to the fact that in many places, book supply exceeds demand. There are more books than there are collectors or libraries or used bookstores or rummage sales who want or need them.
When I moved to Buffalo 30 years ago, I was shocked to discover that the city does not plow sidewalks. How could that be, in a place that gets so much snow?