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City Hosting Green Code Workshops

City Hosting Green Code Workshops

The City of Buffalo is hosting free community workshops surrounding its proposal to create a Green Code for the city.  The code represents a new zoning ordinance for the city bringing it into the 21st century.

The plan calls for developing common themes for neighborhoods and regulating what land owners can and cannot do with their property. New rules are being called for as well to reduce energy use and improve neighborhoods for the future.

Workshops will be held in all major neighborhoods in the city at the times and locations below:

February 28, 6:30-9:00PM- Hutch Tech High School, 230 S.

Southern BBQ Classes Being Held at Artisan Kitchens & Baths

Southern BBQ Classes Being Held at Artisan Kitchens & Baths

BUFFALO, N.Y - With spring around the corner its almost time to brush off the grill and start planning on those BBQ's. Smokin' Eagles BBQ is presenting a Southern BBQ Cooking Class Saturday April 16 at Artisan Kitchens & Baths, 200 Amherst Street in Buffalo.

The day long class features International BBQ Instructors "Rocky" Danner, Jeff Danner, and Danny Montgomery teaching the arts of grilling Chicken, Pork, Ribs, and the Beef Brisket. The Smokin' Eagles BBQ Team will also teach you how to cook with a Dutch Oven using charcoal.

Parkside Contractor Fair

Parkside Contractor Fair

PARKSIDE, BUFFALO, NY  

The Parkside Community Association is sponsoring a Contractor Fair on Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 10 am - 2 pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 96 Jewett Parkway in Buffalo. Local contractor's will be on hand to discuss upcoming home improvement projects. A local Parkside historian will be giving a talk about the neighborhood and the older homes. There will be tips for Aging in Place homeowners to have more usable, safer (fall prevention), and healthier homes. Speakers discussing green energy tips and strategies will also be available.

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for Emergency Situations

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for  Emergency Situations


Safety is Top Priority in All Emergencies; National Grid Follows Well-Tested Plans for Restoration

  

National Grid crews prepare for winter storms all year round by taking part in drills and familiarizing themselves with time-tested emergency restoration plans. As the season approaches, the company urges its customers to also prepare for possible storms and power outages,  as well as learning important safety tips in case of an unexpected event.

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for Emergency Situations

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for  Emergency Situations


Safety is Top Priority in All Emergencies; National Grid Follows Well-Tested Plans for Restoration

  

National Grid crews prepare for winter storms all year round by taking part in drills and familiarizing themselves with time-tested emergency restoration plans. As the season approaches, the company urges its customers to also prepare for possible storms and power outages,  as well as learning important safety tips in case of an unexpected event.

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for Emergency Situations

As Winter Storm Season Approaches, Be Ready for  Emergency Situations


Safety is Top Priority in All Emergencies; National Grid Follows Well-Tested Plans for Restoration

  

National Grid crews prepare for winter storms all year round by taking part in drills and familiarizing themselves with time-tested emergency restoration plans. As the season approaches, the company urges its customers to also prepare for possible storms and power outages,  as well as learning important safety tips in case of an unexpected event.

EXCLUSIVE: "Central Park, Buffalo, NY: A Neighborhood of History and Tradition"

Proud Buffalonians and local history/architecture buffs have cause to celebrate this holiday season: a recently released book, “Central Park, Buffalo, New York: A Neighborhood of History and Tradition," telling the pictorial story of the beloved neighborhood, is now available.

The 214-page, full color, photo-based book focuses on one of the first planned neighborhoods in Western New York. This thoroughly documented coffee-table book takes readers on a tour of the Central Park’s graceful homes, historic churches and tree-lined streets. The book is available exclusively for sale at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society’s Museum Shop. The price is $39.95, and all proceeds go directly to the Museum.