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Stories by Colin Dabkowski

By Colin Dabkowski » Sunday, August 30, 2015

Langston Gardner was never much for coloring inside the lines. As a child, Gardner’s mother, Barbara, recalled, he would fill every inch of his bedroom walls with drawings of old-fashioned... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, August 29, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind year for Squeaky Wheel, the pint-sized media arts organization with outsize ambitions that pulled up stakes from its home in a basement space on Main Street in February and... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, August 28, 2015

Yeah, they’re selling pumpkin spice donuts at Tim Hortons. Yeah, your neighbor is closing up the pool. Yeah, the first day of class is looming like a lake-effect cloud. But no, summer is not... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, August 28, 2015

La Tee Da Cafe, the cozy Allentown dining spot with a popular back patio that opened nearly a decade ago, will close Saturday, according to a Facebook post from server Emily Nugent. Nugent is a... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Friday, August 28, 2015

In early August, the Parkside neighborhood lost one of its biggest champions, the community activist and teacher Ruth Lampe. And today, the Parkside Community Association is honoring her memory... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, August 26, 2015

One year ago today, Buffalo welcomed its most popular public artwork in memory. At a bizarre news conference attended by local politicians and officials from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Casey... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A series of five portraits of Buffalo mayors long-dead -- tattered, subjected to botched repairs and caked in more than a century of accumulated grime -- are now looking like their old selves... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, August 24, 2015

The late 1960s in Buffalo, as we have learned from innumerable museum and gallery shows in the decades since, was a period of great creative energy and experimentation. One important nexus... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, August 22, 2015

Paul Chambers is pressed for time. On the 30-minute drive from his home in Hamburg to his night job at a printing company in Cheektowaga, Chambers cruises along the crumbling thoroughfares of... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, August 22, 2015

A three-block stretch of Jefferson Avenue between Utica and East Ferry streets will be closed to traffic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday for the annual Jefferson Arts Festival.The event, which was... Read More

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