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How Too Little State Spending Will Hurt Recovery in Upstate New Yorknew

The lower your income in New York State, the more of it you pay in state and local income, sales, property, and excise taxes. The more you make, the less of it you pay in state and local taxes here.
Artvoice  |  Bruce Fisher  |  03-27-2010  |  Commentary

Where are the Beers of Yesteryear?new

Buffalo got an unexpected boost in 2007 when Labatt USA moved its headquarters to Key Bank Tower. Although city officials didn’t know of the move until it was announced, Mayor Byron Brown was there at the grand opening.
Artvoice  |  Buck Quigley  |  03-12-2010  |  Food+Drink

How Suburban Voters are Sabotaging the Governments They Seek to Reformnew

Suburban mobs throughout the region have vandalized local institutions in their own way. They have hurled rhetorical bricks at their local governments, and hauled their neighbors from town hall offices, gleefully setting fire to the positions those individuals previously occupied.
Artvoice  |  James A. Gardner  |  02-26-2010  |  Commentary

Buffalo Native Adam Lippes Has Fashion Design Down to a Teenew

When pondering the elements of high fashion, the staple known as the T-shirt rarely comes to mind. Let alone finds its way down the runway. To contrast with the logo-printed and distressed tees out there, Adam Lippes yearned to create a more substantial hallmark suitable for everyone’s wardrobe.
Artvoice  |  Morgan Schimminger  |  01-22-2010  |  Fashion

Grapes, Wineries and the Finger Lakesnew

John Martini and his wife Ann run one of almost 90 vineyards that have broken ground in New York State's Finger Lakes Region in the last two decades. "Winemaking is a black hole for money and dreams," he says. First of two parts
City Newspaper  |  Rich Gardner  |  01-04-2005  |  Food+Drink

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