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Winter Market at Horsefeathers Announces First 12 Vendors

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Announces First 12 Vendors

The Winter Market at Horsefeathers, opening on Jan. 5 in the 115-year-old Horsefeathers Building located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side, has announced a partial list of vendors that will participate in the market. The market will continue through May 4, 2013, before giving way to the outdoor Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market 2013 season which will begin on May 11.

Among the local businesses committed to taking part in the Winter Market are Arden Farms, Avenue Boys Smokehouse, Cookie Confections, Dan Tower Farm, Everybotti Biscotti, Fetch Dog Treats, First Light Farm, Green Heron Growers, Martin Cooks Restaurant, The Pasta Peddler, press raw food & juice, and Saltamontes Salsa. 

Empire Genomics Unveils New Multiple Myeloma Molecular Cancer Test and New Clinical Laboratory

Empire Genomics Unveils New Multiple Myeloma Molecular Cancer Test and New Clinical Laboratory

Empire Genomics, a growing cancer molecular diagnostics company founded in Buffalo in 2006, today unveiled the first ever multiple myeloma cancer test which determines therapeutic guidance. The new test will create more than 50 new jobs within the next five years at the company’s 6,500 square foot headquarters located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

The new jobs will include scientists, marketing, regulatory experts, sales, New York State clinically certified technologists, project managers and customer support positions. Empire Genomics also announced the hiring of a Clinical Laboratory Director, Theresa C. Brown, Ph.D., FACMG, who has relocated to Buffalo from Atlanta, GA to head the company’s new clinical laboratory, where the newly launched diagnostic test will be conducted and manufactured. Dr. Brown was selected as part of a national search.

Lawrence Pizzi Comes to Buffalo for Designer Bootcamp 101

Lawrence Pizzi Comes to Buffalo for Designer Bootcamp 101

Designer Bootcamp 101 hits the road Nov 2012 offering mini workshops and seminars for emerging fashion designers and Models. One of the Instructors Lawrence Pizzi gives an interview on who benefits from Designer Bootcamp 101 and Model Bootcamp 101.

Tammy Beckman: What is Designer Bootcamp 101?

Construction Exchange Membership Up 50% Over Five Years

Construction Exchange Membership Up 50% Over Five Years

Association’s commitment to providing programs of value, member benefits, Online Plan Room and more seen as driver for increase

The Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Inc., a non-profit organization that serves the Western New York commercial construction industry, announced today it has increased its membership by 50 percent over the last five years.

With 50 percent more members and plans to grow even more, it was necessary for, the association to hire additional staff to ensure the member experience does not suffer. To fill this role, the Construction Exchange hired Bill Diehl as Membership Director. Diehl will be responsible for continuing the growth and promoting engagement with current members.

A stable construction market and improvements in the services offered by the association are seen as contributing factors to the membership growth.

3 More Days to be Part of Local Restaurant Week

3 More Days to be Part of Local Restaurant Week

Across the board, local independent restaurants in Western New York are seeing a big surge in business this week thanks to Local Restaurant Week.  Local Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, October 21st so there is still plenty of time to get out and try that new restaurant you've been meaning to check out and, time to cash in on the $20.12 Dining Specials they are offering.  Join the nearly 200 participating restaurants in celebrating the impressive local food culture right here in our own backyard.

For a complete listing of participating restaurants, please visit the website at

www.LocalRestaurantWeek.com

Top Pink-Themed Products for Breast Cancer Awareness

Top Pink-Themed Products for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month now you can show your support by purchasing fashion and beauty products that donate a portion of their proceeds to breast cancer research and initiatives. Here is a list of  of some of the hottest products supporting fundraising initiatives aimed at finding a cure for the disease. 

Horsefeathers Building to House New Winter Market

Horsefeathers Building to House New Winter Market

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market has become a highlight of summer, not just for those living in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village, but for a growing number of loyal customers spread throughout Western New York. But when the market ends its 2012 season in mid-December, several vendors will take part in a brand new indoor winter market that will serve customers every Saturday until the summer market opens again in May for the 2013 season.