- BOOK NOOK: Not much changes in the political climate Jack O'Donnell's "Eye of the Tiger" explains a slice of machine politics as it was, circa 1900-1915, Sulzer is undermined by Tammany Hall politics.
Tonawanda pizza kitchen features fast-fire conveyor brick oven
The newly opened PI Craft Fast Fired Pizza Kitchen in the Town of Tonawanda features a variety of specialty pizzas, foccacia sandwiches and chopped salads, but regional manager Jason Singer said the new restaurant isn't looking to replicate the experience found at a typical Western New York pizzeria.
- FIT FOR LIFE: Lessons learned from 2013 As we are approximately 82.7 percent through the year, here are my thoughts in no particular order and for no particular reason. -- Taking guitar lessons has made me a better personal trainer. Doing something I have no previous experience with and paying for lessons has helped in the following ways: It puts the process of obtaining a skill set(s) in perspective. Contrary to my false sense of confidence, I sound no where near like Jimi Hendrix after a year of lessons.
- Bird purchase turns buyer into a long-time friend
- KEPPELER: Pot pie is perfect recycling for Thanksgiving leftovers Eventually all that cooked bird tucked away in the fridge looks awfully boring. One can only eat so many plates of reheated leftovers, or so many sandwiches. And next thing you know, you're guiltily scraping that plastic container into the garbage (or pitching the whole thing because the contents look so unappetizing).
- MUSIC NOTES: Great Big Sea looks forward to WNY gigs Great Big Sea stands atop the field of Celtic rock bands after 20 years in existence. They are legends in their native Canada, and equally revered by Celtic music lovers worldwide.
DOUBLE TROUBLE: Dollar by dollar, teaching responsibility
The boys have never been acquisitive children. Give Jim his music, a little bit of TV time and a basketball, and he’s good. Sam’s always been a marvel of efficiency when it comes to entertaining himself. They received clothes and a moderate amount of toys and books for birthdays and Christmases and they were happy.
- Twin-Ton Twirling Corps picks up on years of tradition During a recent Twin-Ton Twirling Corps practice at Meadow Elementary School in North Tonawanda, there's a lot to catch the eye.
- BOOK NOOK: Casares 'The Invention of Morel' a precursor for other tales In 1940, Adolfo Bioy Casares bucked the trends of his time with his highly influential work, "The Invention of Morel."
Project 308 Gallery presents the art of the beer bottle label
If you accept the theories that art is everywhere and art is where you find it, then art is ready to be discovered in some unlikely places, like wine bottles, beer bottles -- and Oliver Street in North Tonawanda.
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