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'Summer Breeze by the Lake' Ends Today with Willie May Performance

'Summer Breeze by the Lake' Ends Today with Willie May Performance

Summer Breeze by the Lake ends today with a blues-filled bang as the Willie May Blues Band performs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Over the past nine weeks, the free outdoor concert series has featured a variety of musical acts for all-ages near the Rose Garden Pergola at the top of Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park.

Summer Breeze by the Lake is the perfect lead-in for Shakespeare in Delaware Park, which immediately follows the concert just adjacent to the concert venue.

A food and beer/wine cash bar will be provided by Magnolia Catering and Cole's Restaurants (proper ID required). All proceeds will benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

Summer Breeze by the Lake is sponsored by Councilman Mike LoCurto, the International Union of Painters & Allied Traders, and Laborers Council #210.

Enjoy Lunch on the Historical Society Portico, Food Trucks are HERE

Enjoy Lunch on the Historical Society Portico, Food Trucks are HERE

Thursday, August 11 you can enjoy, for the cost of only your lunch:

  • A free seat on the gorgeous portico, and views from said portico, etc.
  • Your choice of lunch, coffee and fresh baked goods from three of trucks now working to define a new food movement that is LITERALLY on the move: TRUCKS!

Trucks this week will include The Roaming Buffalo, R&R BBQ, and Rolling Joe’s Café

SO: Grab your kids, your co-workers; come early, have lunch, then hang around and finish off with coffee and dessert. Or start at 11:30, have coffee and a snack, then move into lunch around 1:30 or so…they’ll still be here!

WHAT: Lunch trucks at the Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Court (corner of Elmwood and Nottingham Terrace, just north of the Scajaquada).

WHO: This week's trucks include The Roaming Buffalo, R&R BBQ and Rolling Joe's Cafe.

UB Outdoor Summer Movie Series

UB Outdoor Summer Movie Series

Come to UB this summer for the free Outdoor Summer Movie Series, held three days a week on the North and South Campuses. This is the second year of the series which is open to the public and is free for all.  Movies are show outside on Wednesdays through August 24 on South Campus Hayes Hall Lawn, Tuesday and Fridays on North Campus Special Events Field.  All movies begin at dusk. Bring a blanket or chair.

In the event of rain, the films will be moved into Norton 112 on North Campus and Allen Hall on South Campus. We recommend you be there by 8:30.

Movie Schedule

Tuesday - North Campus

8/9/11:  Bridesmaids

8/16/11:  Thor

8/23/11:  Pirates of the Caribbean 1

Saturday 8/28/11:  Pirates of the Caribbean 4

 

Wednesday - South Campus

8/3/11:  Arthur

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011: July 28th - August 7th

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011: July 28th - August 7th

11 Days of Art Under the Radar

1200 performances!
52 venues
50 visual artists
190 musical acts
24 films/videos
90 performance projects including:
20 dances troupes/performers
35 theater groups/performers
27 poetry/ spoken word


The Buffalo Infringement Festival is an 11 day celebration of art of all kinds. It takes place in over 50 venues centered in Allentown and spans across the whole city of Buffalo. 

Artists perform in the usual venues and take over the streets of Allentown and the Elmwood Village.


There are 1200 performances and events scheduled in dance, theater, music, poetry, film, and visual installations.

In its 7th year, Infringement has grown tremendously from under 50 proposals in 2005, to 350 this year. Just about every artist in Buffalo takes part in the festival somehow and this year has 30 out- of - town acts coming to perform. 

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million For City Parks

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million For City Parks

BUFFALO, NY– Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced that five grants have been awarded directly from New York State to the City of Buffalo/Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), worth approximately $1.2 million for major park improvements.

“I remain focused on upgrading recreational facilities throughout the city, especially parks,” said Mayor Brown. “The parks are one of the city’s greatest assets, and I will continue to support initiatives that make the parks safe and enjoyable for Buffalo residents and visitors.”

The grants will fund improvements in Delaware Park for the Parkside Lodge, Hoyt Lake pathway restoration, Point of Meadow shelter and pathway restoration. The grants will also include $525,000 in upgrades to MLK, Jr. Park for the Humboldt Basin wall, new statue sculpture and plaza improvements. Riverside Park will receive $125,000 in new landscaping around the lighthouse.

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million for City Parks

Mayor Brown Announces $1.2 Million for City Parks

BUFFALO–Mayor Byron W. Brown today announced that five grants have been awarded directly from New York State to the City of Buffalo/Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), worth approximately $1.2 million for major park improvements.

“I remain focused on upgrading recreational facilities throughout the city, especially parks,” said Mayor Brown. “The parks are one of the city’s greatest assets, and I will continue to support initiatives that make the parks safe and enjoyable for Buffalo residents and visitors.”

The grants will fund improvements in Delaware Park for the Parkside Lodge, Hoyt Lake pathway restoration, Point of Meadow shelter and pathway restoration. The grants will also include $525,000 in upgrades to MLK, Jr. Park for the Humboldt Basin wall, new statue sculpture and plaza improvements. Riverside Park will receive $125,000 in new landscaping around the lighthouse.

The Perfect Mix of Musical Styles to Visit Delaware Park-Neville Francis Performs

The Perfect Mix of Musical Styles to Visit Delaware Park-Neville Francis Performs

Neville Francis brings unique combination of Reggae and Ska (a genre of music made popular in Jamaica in the late 1950s) to the stage on Thursday, July 7th in the fourth edition of Buffalo Olmsted Park Conservancy's Summer Breeze by the Lake.

The free, 9-week outdoor concert series will feature a variety of musical acts for all-ages on the Rose Garden Pergola at the top of Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park.

Summer Breeze by the Lake is the perfect lead-in for Shakespeare in Delaware Park, which immediately follows the concert just adjacent to the concert venue.

Neville Francis will perform today from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.