Hopping on over to Youngstown for a socially-distant concert...in a thunderstorm?
A mysterious inscription sits atop a crumbling wall in Lake Ontario. Who is Colonel Morrow, and why is his name on this stone?
Taking a day trip up to the Finger Lakes for some pie!
Last week, we asked "what even is the Eastern Hills Mall?" Continuing on this trend, we're taking a look at the Boulevard Mall in Amherst. The Boulevard Mall has come a long way since it was built in 1962 (it was Buffalo's first indoor shopping mall). It was recently purchased by Sinatra & Co. at … Continue reading What even is the Boulevard Mall?
"What Even Is" is a multi-post series taking a look at some local malls in Western New York. For our inaugural article, we're taking a look at my favorite 80s dead mall: the Eastern Hills. In case you haven't heard, this mall is about to be redeveloped into a "Town Center", but before that long … Continue reading What Even Is the Eastern Hills Mall?
Flock, last week, I went with my friends on an impromptu hike around Artpark in Lewiston. I've never actually hiked through Artpark, so the experience was interesting to say the least. We first went through what my friends called the "Indian Burial Ground", which opened up quite a few questions for me. (These included, but … Continue reading Exploring Artpark (and possible nightmares)
Flock, story time. When I was little, I was obsessed with boats. I loved classic ocean liners: they were art on water. During a visit of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University, I got to see the wonderful work of Justin Higner. For 25 years, Higner has been making elaborate ships out of readily-available … Continue reading Ship Happens: The Higner Maritime Collection at Castellani
The Summit is still desolate, but that may change very soon.
Move over, Taylor Swift: I found the real 1989!
The Summit Park Mall in Wheatfield was supposed to have a sports complex by now, yet the gravel behind remains undisturbed. Why that's not necessarily a bad thing.