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BY JOE GENCO –Walked in and out of Colter Bay Grill last night. It was too crowded and noisy. Walked up the block on Allen Street to Giacobbi’s. Don’t let the spelling fool you. Great Italian food in funky, stitched

Today's Take

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BY JOE GENCO –”I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries”. Nothing says Merry Christmas like insults from Monty Python. If we can’t laugh at ourselves, at whom can we laugh?

Zeitgeist

Carl Paladino responds to controversial remarks

Editor’s note: Along with dozens of others, Carl Paladino was asked by Artvoice to answer four questions about the coming year. Respondents answers were published on 12/22/16. [http://artvoice.com/2016/12/23/want-2017-lot-different-opinions/#.WF1fzRsrJhF.]   Paladino’s comments about Barak and Michele Obama were labeled as ‘racist’ by

Zeitgeist

Niagara Falls 2016: another year older, deeper in debt

BY MIKE HUDSON 2016, the year that began with Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster taking the oath of office for a historic third term, was in many ways a watershed year for the city.Numerous websites including MyLife.com, NeighborhoodScout.com and City-Data.com continued to assert that Niagara

City

Robinson urged to challenge Brown

Terry Robinson, the city’s most respected city planning advocate, is being urged by activists to seek the Democratic Party nomination for Mayor of Buffalo. The embattled three term Mayor Byron W. Brown is alleged to have denied approval of a 50-unit

Today's Take

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BY JOE GENCO –I have never been to a meat raffle, but think it might be fun. Who wants to go on Saturday, Jan. 28 to support David Johnson’s Spartans Little League baseball? We will buy a table for $40

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BY JOE GENCO –“I need to be able to talk about it and have someone talk back to me.” Christina Abt finishes climbing her Mount Everest — 52 interviews in her 65th year, ending with her own darn 10 questions.