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MadeinBuffalo.com Now Offering Ted’s Hot Dogs Ultimate Summer Grillin’ Pack

MadeinBuffalo.com Now Offering Ted’s Hot Dogs Ultimate Summer Grillin’ Pack

 

Two of Western New York’s favorite companies have recently teamed up to offer a special grilling package and other products that current and former Buffalonians are sure to enjoy.

MadeinBuffalo.com, a division of CityMade, Inc., has joined forces with Ted’s Hot Dogs to offer a Ted’s Hot Dogs Ultimate Grillin’ Pack that’s perfect for the outdoor barbecue season. The pack includes six pounds of Sahlen's hot dogs, one bottle of Ted's Hot Dogs Hot Sauce and one bottle of Weber's Mustard — everything you need to re-create the Ted's Hot Dogs experience at home! 

This special offer includes free overnight priority shipping anywhere in the continental United States and supports multiple Buffalo-based businesses all at the same time.

Say Yes To Education, Inc. Announces Executive Director to Manage Say Yes To Education Buffalo

Say Yes To Education, Inc. Announces Executive Director to Manage Say Yes To Education Buffalo

Erie County Deputy Commissioner for Youth Services/Social Services set to take helm on July 16th

David Patrick Rust, currently Erie County Deputy Commissioner for Youth Services/Social Services has been named executive director of Say Yes to Education Buffalo.  Rust will start in his new position on July 16th. 

Say Yes to Education is a national, non-profit education foundation committed to dramatically increasing high school and college graduation rates.  Buffalo is the second Say Yes city in the United States and will invest an initial $16 million to provide comprehensive supports to all Buffalo Public School students, including free after-school and summer programming, counseling, legal services, and health care.

Go Veggies Cafe & Mini Market Opens in Elmwood Village

Go Veggies Cafe & Mini Market Opens in Elmwood Village

Go Veggies Cafe & Mini Market, a new restaurant focused on improving and maintaining the health and well being of the Western New York community through healthy food options, has opened in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village. The new eatery, owned and operated by Genga Ponnampalam, is located at 264 Bryant St., just steps from Elmwood Avenue. The cafe also serves as a retail location for Go Veggies products.

Interior Design Sale to Benefit Gilda’s Club

Fourth Annual Trims To Treasures Donates To Cancer Patients

The Interior Design Association of Western New York is proud to announce its 4th annual Trims to Treasures sale, benefiting Gilda’s Club, located at 1140 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14209. The two-day sale, featuring a wide selection of interior design materials, will be open from 10AM to 4PM on Saturday, June 9, and 11AM to 3PM on Sunday, June 10.

There will be a number of valuable, interior design materials available at a fraction of their original cost, such as furniture, fabrics, wallpaper, window treatments, lighting and plumbing fixtures, artwork and home accessories. The Trims to Treasures sale will donate 20% of the proceeds to Gilda’s Club, a non-profit organization that complements medical treatment with support and care groups for cancer patients, their friends, and families.

WNY Music Industry Spotlight: Damon Bodine

WNY Music Industry Spotlight: Damon Bodine

A&R stands for Artist and repertoire  they are known as the liaison between artists and the record labels some of the duties include finding talent, overseeing the recording process as well as being involved in the marketing and promotion. In the past it was the A&R execs that were known to have a huge impact on music scene. In today’s digital music climate with new forms of digital distribution and declining record sales the duties of A&R are taking on non- traditional roles. 

I caught with Buffalo native Damon Bodine who works in NY as A&R for Fearless Records for an interview.

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Digital Record Label to Debut at Mohawk Place

Digital Record Label to Debut at Mohawk Place

A Statement Released by This Is An Empire

Buffalo, NY May 18, 2012- This Is An Empire originally known as a local electronic rock band launches their first blog/digital record label next Saturday, May 18th at Mohawk Place. For the first time, This Is An Empire has created a blog group that will transform the Buffalo music viewing and entertainment experience.

‘The Plaza,’ Examining Mexico’s Drug War, is the Latest Release by No Frills Buffalo

‘The Plaza,’ Examining Mexico’s Drug War, is the Latest Release by No Frills Buffalo

No Frill Buffalo, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based publishing company founded by Mark Pogodzinski, announces the release of its latest book, “The Plaza,” by Delaware author Guillermo Paxton.

Based on true events in the dangerous, drug-infested city of Juarez, Mexico, “The Plaza” is about the people, the government and the cartels of Juarez — the innocent victims and the criminals — who are pawns in Mexico’s deadly drug war.