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Publishers’ Letter
Letters to the Editor

PROFILE
Jean Knox at Home in East Aurora
by William Camron
An intimate chat with the uniqueand unpretentious first lady of one of Buffalo’s first families.

OBJECTS
Flying Carpets
by Susan C. Johnson
Exploring the field of oriental rugs.


MUSIC
The New Face of the Philharmonic
by Irene J. Liguori
JoAnn Falletta makes her debut as the new music director of the BPO.


ART
Craft Art Comes Into Its Own

by Linda Levine
A review of the Burchfield-Penney craft art installation.


OUT AND ABOUT
B & B: Better and Better
by Jaime A. Seba
A down-home look at Buffalo’s
best bed and breakfasts.


MEMOIR
Milton Rogovin: The Making of a Social Documentary Photographer

by Philip Nyhuis
The award-winning local photographer reflects on his life’s work.


LITERATURE
Upstate Landscape Comes to Life through Joanna Scott’s Fiction
by Madeleine Parrish
A look at the fascinating fiction of the award-winning novelist.


Top Photo: The hand-painted mural in the dining room of the Dakota Grill. Middle Photo: Azeri oriental rug, courtesy of Knot by Knot. Bottom Photo: Jean Knox enjoying some quiet time with Buffalo Spree.

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NATURE
Fly-Fishing, Buffalo Style
by Rick Kustich

Shopping Spree

THEATER
Irish Classical Theater

by Elizabeth A. McCall

TRAVEL
Windstar: 180° from Ordinary
by Larry Levite
A week aboard the luxurious cruise
ship, The Wind Surf.

ESSAY
Halloween Traditions
by Deborah Kelly Kloepfer
Saints, souls, and soothsaying.

RESEARCH/OPINION
New Bridge, New Zoo, New Buffalo?
by Ray Ammerman
One man’s look at what’s best for Buffalo.


ETIQUETTE
Wine: Just the Essentials
by John Bourdage

FOOD
The Dakota Grill and Cigar Bar

by Ann Blask

GOURMET
Classic French Cuisine

by Bruce Bain, Head Chef at the Rue Franklin Restaurant and Alain Jorand, Head Chef at Enchanté

THE BACK PAGE OF HISTORY
Sisters in Law: Celebrating
100 Years of Women at UB
by Ilene Fleischmann

Cover Photo: Jean Knox relaxing at home on her “stage coach” bench, wearing a skirt she designed and made. Her “cow jumped over the moon” necklace is a favorite piece, given to her by her late husband Seymour.

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