The Occupy Wall Street movement has spread across the country, including Western New York, with Occupy Buffalo populating Niagara Square.
WBFO's Chris Jamele speaks with ArtVoice editor Geoff Kelly about that protest during this morning's Press Pass feature, our weekly conversations with area print media members.
Opening the conversation, Kelly discusses the secrecy surrounding a Republican poll that County Executive Chris Collins believes shows him with a commanding lead in his campaign against Democrat Mark Poloncarz.
Buffalo, NY – The arrival of food trucks in Buffalo created quite a buzz, especially for those who were familiar with similar businesses in other cities. But not everyone is as thrilled as the customers.
The idea of a mobile restaurant has raised questions as to how and where these trucks can do business.
Brick & Mortar restaurants are also asking if they're entitled to certain protections.
Buffalo, NY – Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer is no longer the City Hall beat reporter. Meyer recently accepted a retirement buy-out. But Meyer agreed to remain part-time at the News as a general assignment reporter and is still writing stories about Mayor Byron Brown.
This week in our Press Pass conversation WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talks to Meyer about his article "Building the Brown Brand" and how city lawmakers are trying to stop music booming from cars to improve quality of life for residents.
Buffalo, NY – Three controversial issues surfaced last week in the city of Buffalo, including the federal indictment against a former Common Council member.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News City Hall reporter Brian Meyer tackle the issues in this week's edition of Press Pass, our ongoing series of conversations with area newspaper editors and reporters.
Buffalo, NY – The Erie County Legislature is confronting critical changes as its membership faces downsizing from 15 members to 11 and new Census figures mandate a redistricting.
Monday's edition of Press Pass, our on-going discussions with area print media members, brings WBFO's Chris Jamele into conversation with ArtVoice Editor Geoff Kelly about who is influencing this reconfiguring.
Kelly also gives his take on the latest with the Peace Bridge process.