October 2011

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Marcell Dareus wants to win—NOW

The Sportfishing Paradise in your Backyard

Weddings: Thinking outside the hall

Weddings: Opening doors to same-sex couples

Recognizing our jazz history— and continuing the tradition

Patty Jordan-Smith

Take One: Hutch's

"Hutch’s has a fairly firm customer base, an established name, and a specials menu full of good ideas and small adventures."

We'll Drink to That: Lambics

Super suds for winter

So three mascots walk into a photo shoot …

WNY Flash

Women's pro soccer at the top of its game


Hockey for the rest of us

Color commentary: Steve Messler, John Tavares, Turner Gill, and more.

Quick sports questions with authorities Steve Messler, John Tavares, Turner Gill, Jerry Sullivan, Reggie Witherspoon, and Jeff Russo

Theater preview: JRT's Imagining Madoff

Living large at Jewish Rep

On the Air with Schopp and the Bulldog

"Paired together by WGR brass nearly a decade ago, Schopp and Parker clicked immediately..."

Wild Craft

Directed by Erin Habes. Photography: kc kratt. Style assistants: Corey Feeney & Jeffery Todd. Hair: James Hickey. Makeup: Katie Ambrose. Location shooting at the TriMain Building, both outside (train tracks behind the structure) and inside (lower level).

Great, interesting, sad, and strange moments in WNY sports history

It’s hard to stump local sports know-it-alls, so we’re not going to try, but here are some unique, offbeat, little-known (to most) FYIs from the wide world of WNY sports history.

Budget Crunch: Joe's Deli

Trusello's: A Niagara tradition reborn

A New Hunter's Guide

"Heirloom shotguns, prized secret spots, and the cold morning ritual of braving the frost-laden forest to wait for game are rites of passage for many families."

Legos by day, body-checks by night

"What did you do this summer? I doubt it was nearly as interesting as Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta."

Meeting and eating well at Beaver Hollow

Color commentary with Bob Rich, Jr., Schopp and The Bulldog, and more

Quick sports questions with authorities Bob Rich, Jr., Schopp and the Bulldog, Angelo Coniglio, John Astudillo, Rudy Pikuzinski, Chris Mackenzie

Q&A: A National Trust official answers our questions

Happy to be here

First Church has reason to celebrate

"Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra performs here annually, as does the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus. There is a diverse and very appealing roster of activities planned for First Presbyterian’s bicentennial year."

Four days in October

"From October 19 through October 22, 2,000-plus attendees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s national conference will be in and around Buffalo."

Going for distance

"We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It's the easiest sport." —Running legend Bill Rodgers

Preservation-ready: 771 Busti

A grand Italiante by the river awaits judgement

Art Preview: Virocode

"They blind us with their artful science."

Honoring the runners

In the Field: Stew & Deb Ritchie of Native Offerings

On the Line: Chef Kathleen Haggerty

An interview with professional chef and food truck operator Kathleen Haggerty

Football with a capital “S” takes hold in Buffalo

Launching a soccer team in Buffalo is no small thing.

Fall flourishes from BPO and the Buffalo Chamber Society

"For those in the know, Buffalo is a major stop that musicians from all over the world compete to play."

The Reluctant Superstar

Ryan Miller on his charity, his life, and his role in the spotlight


Ted Black on revitalizing a franchise.

Gallery View: Resonating with Catherine Parker

"Catherine Parker is one of Buffalo’s most respected and admired artists."

Hot 5: Summer's last Call

"Most of the events in this month’s H5 are chosen in hopes that there are still some great opportunities to enjoy WNY’s natural and manmade wonders in the open air."

Spooky Stuff: An October 2011 Calendar

A list of the spookiest events in WNY

October 2011 Fundraisers & Charity Events

What We Want: Third Wave coffee

Buffalo's coffee culture enters the Third Wave.

Ingredient: Fresh, local turkey makes all the difference

The bird is the word....

Starting the kids right

the quality of local athletics has come a long way....

October 2011: Spree Insider

Spree's favorite October events

October 2011: From the editor

A word from this issue's guest editor, Christopher Schobert
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