There is an empty site in our downtown. It is called Parcel 5. It has resulted from the slow but steady redevelopment of an area once occupied by an enclosed but long gone shopping mall called Midtown Plaza. New buildings are to the west, and an older and ugly existing building is to the east. … Continue reading Do I Dare Write About Parcel 5?
Our Governor here, Andrew Cuomo, has just announced that the State of New York will be forking over $1 billion to the city of Buffalo, to aid a city in crisis. Yup - a cool billion. As you can imagine, the howls of disbelief and anger in Rochester and Syracuse are deafening. These three cities, … Continue reading Buffalo’s Billion