Us younger Buffalo folk have often heard our older counterparts wax nostalgic about this town's NBA days, about the Braves, Bob McAdoo, Randy Smith, Jack Ramsay, and so on and so forth. But we'd be setting ourselves up for the usual heartbreak if they'd stayed.
There's no question where Buffalo Sabres fans—and other supporters of small-market NHL franchises—should stand in the wake of the NHL putting the kybosh on Ilya Kovalchuk's colossal contract with the New Jersey Devils. And that's directly in support of Commissioner Gary Bettman.
In an already crowded summer festival calendar, Buffalo’s unique, wildly diverse Infringement Festival stands out. This year, the multi-genre art festival will span eleven days from Thursday, July 22 to Sunday, August 1 at more than fifteen venues.