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The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival (BIF) is an 11-day long multi-genre arts festival in Buffalo, NY.

It is free for all artists to participate, everyone is accepted and artists keep 100% of the profits from their projects and performances. The art that is typically Under the Radar is exemplified.

The Buffalo Infringement Festival is a non-profit-driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor bringing together a broad range of eclectic, independent, experimental, and controversial art of all forms. Visual, performing, musical, and media arts are all welcome here. Taking place in multiple venues in and around Buffalo’s Allentown District, the festival is an annual eleven-day event running from the last weekend of July through the first weekend of August.

Third Public Meeting to be Held on RiverBend Development Plan

Third Public Meeting to be Held on RiverBend Development Plan

The Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC) along with its partners, the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning, City of Buffalo, and a consultant team led by Sasaki Associates, invites you to attend a public information meeting to discuss the preparation of the RiverBend Development Plan.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

in the Emerald Ballroom at

The Buffalo Irish Center

245 Abbott Road

Buffalo, NY 14220

This meeting will include a brief overview of the public meeting that was held on March 9th. A presentation will be given to provide an update on the development of the plan, including details on land use and the design of infrastructure and public amenities. Community input is sought through a discussion and Q & A session that will follow the presentation.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

?Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and an Electronic Benefit Transfer system will greet visitors to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market during the 2011 season. Already one of Western New York’s favorite annual traditions, the market opens for business on Saturday, May 7. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

The market features more than 30 vendors — including several with new product offerings — selling fruits, vegetables, baked goods, organics, fresh meat, cut flowers, wine, eggs, dairy, honey, cheese and much more in an open-air setting.

Legislator Timothy J. Whalen to Hold Great American Clean Up Event

  

Legislator Timothy J. Whalen to Hold Great American Clean Up Event

 

Buffalo, NY –  Erie County Legislator Timothy J.

The Historic Buffalo River Tour's 26th Season Commences July 4th

The Historic Buffalo River Tour's 26th Season Commences July 4th

The Historic Buffalo River Tour - Bringing You Buffalo's Waterfront History for 26 Years!

   Looking for something to do on the waterfront this summer?  The Industrial Heritage Committee, Inc. is announcing it’s 2011 schedule for The Historic Buffalo River Tour. This unique boat tour has been educating sell out crowds for 26 years now, covering the history, architecture, and technology of the grain elevators, flour mills, and other industries along the Buffalo River, along with a general history of the inner harbor area, current events reflected in the news and more. It also provides a great perspective of the greenspace and natural beauty of the Buffalo River, and potential re-use ideas for the elevators not operational at this time. Photographs, maps and video are on display to further enhance this unique educational experience suitable for all ages. 

Cool Cats Weekend at The Buffalo Zoo

Cool Cats Weekend at The Buffalo Zoo

Celebrate a "purrrfect" weekend, and come to the Buffalo Zoo to see our fine felines in action! Enjoy enrichment for the animals and keeper talks about our servals, lions, tigers and snow leopards. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and is free with Zoo admission. Please call the Events Coordinator at (716) 995-6133 for more information.

City Hosting Green Code Workshops

City Hosting Green Code Workshops

The City of Buffalo is hosting free community workshops surrounding its proposal to create a Green Code for the city.  The code represents a new zoning ordinance for the city bringing it into the 21st century.

The plan calls for developing common themes for neighborhoods and regulating what land owners can and cannot do with their property. New rules are being called for as well to reduce energy use and improve neighborhoods for the future.

Workshops will be held in all major neighborhoods in the city at the times and locations below:

February 28, 6:30-9:00PM- Hutch Tech High School, 230 S.