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Review: Wish I Was Here [2014]

“You’re going to have sex with the swear jar?” It’s impossible to talk about Zach Braff‘s Wish I Was Here without first addressing the elephant in the room: Kickstarter. Whether you’re against his method of crowdsourcing because you believe a celebrity of his…
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Album Review – The Albrights

The Albrights released their self-titled, sophomore album over the weekend. Since the release of their debut album Ask, Tell in 2011, the band's unique blend of infectious sounds have garnered plenty of attention and praise from the local music scene. Their latest…
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COOLEST Cooler is Beyond Cool

Everyone knows how cumbersome coolers can be. Whether you’re headed to the beach, the park, or out on the boat, they’re nothing more than necessary evils. Despite other notable advances in drinking techniques and technology, the cooler peaked with the…
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Restoring Humbolt Parkway Community Meeting July 22nd

Because of the persistence of neighbors and institutions around Humboldt Parkway, the dream of a “Green Parkway” to restore the community is coming into clearer vision.  A new University at Buffalo report has been released, which documents the economic impact of…
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Free Music Friday: Episode XIV

The weekend is just around the corner, and as always we've perused the internet to bring you some great free music.  From up-and-coming local bands to world renowned producers, this week's FMF has a variety of music to suite whatever…
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Shades of Blue: Best Sunglasses for Summer

Summer is in full swing here in Buffalo and that means it's time for some fun in the sun. One of the big trends this summer is the reemergence of the blue lensed sunglasses. Companies are coming up with more…
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Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes [2014]

“Ape no kill ape”The hype is spot-on with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. A more focused film than Rise of the Planet of the Apes—which served as an emotive origin tale possessing little unique conflict beyond a fight…
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Summer Fun Film Festivals in WNY

With the dwindling numbers of Drive-In Theaters across the country, independent theaters finding it difficult to compete with huge chains, and the ever-fluctuating national box office needing too many 3D films to turn a profit, certain cities somehow find a…
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Summer Nights at Templeton Landing

In case you still needed an excuse to visit Templeton Landing, this week they are officially kicking off their Summer Nights promotion. Martini Monday offers$8 martinis, Tuesday offers a great deal with $10 Scotch/Bourbon specials with cigars by Nice Ash. Wednesday is $5 local beer specials and all week long…
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British Open 2014 Preview: Earth, Wind, and Tiger

Enjoy our British Open primer and look for staff picks tomorrowThe Open Championship always seems a little unfair. If you have watched golf over the years than you must know all eyes are focused on the Royal Liverpool Golf Club…
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Self-Serve Beer Machines Now at Target Field

Anyone who’s ever been to a professional sporting event knows that heart- and wallet-breaking feeling you get when it’s time for a beer. Not only are they typically super expensive, but it’s always 16-24 ounces or bust. There’s no such thing as…