An international author of an award winning book about Poland is in Buffalo this weekend. Beata Zatorska wrote "Rose Petal Jam: Recipes and Stories from a Summer in Poland". Her husband -- Simon Target -- is a professional photographer -- who took all the photos for the book. Zatorska is a doctor and they live in Australia. Buffalo is their very first visit to the U.S. Their first American stop was Friday, right here at our studio were they met with WBFO'S Eileen Buckley to discuss the book. Zatorska will be appearing at the Broadway Market at noon Saturday for its lecture series.
Most of us are familiar with such local institutions as the Buffalo Club and Saturn Club. But in this month's Buffalo Spree, freelance writer Kevin Purdy explored an ultra-secret social club that has been around for more than 75 years -- a club that the vast majority of Buffalonians know nothing about.
One of the nation's major leaders of the modern women's movement appeared in the Buffalo area Wednesday. Gloria Steinem was guest at Planned Parenthood of Western New York's 80th anniversary celebration. The 79-year-old feminist activist is a writer, editor, co-founder of Ms. Magazine, and founder of the Women's Action Alliance. WBFO's Eileen Buckley sat down with Steinem at UB's Center for the Arts for a discussion of today's challenges for women's rights.
The War of 1812 will be the theme of the Buffalo History Museum's new fundraising event this Friday. The first-ever Wine War will be held at Hotel @ the Lafayette. The History Museum has subtitled the event a "Spirited Skirmishes across the Niagara Frontier".
Tuesday will mark the 11th annual "Dining Out for Life" in Buffalo. This annual fundraising event brings the local restaurant community together to serve up meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offer a portion of the proceeds to help an agency that is fighting and caring for those with HIV & AIDS.
The local Jewish community is honoring the millions of lives lost in the Holocaust. A remembrance service was held at City Hall Wednesday. WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports holocaust survivors and their families say it must never be forgotten.