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Publishers’ Letter
A Travel Preview
by Larry Levite
Letters to the Editor

PROFILE
Tom Toles, Drawn Out

by Irene J. Liguori
A look at Buffalo’s Pulitzer
prize-winning political cartoonist.

HISTORY
Love and Forest Lawn
Cemetery’s Sesquicentennial

by Elizabeth A. McCall
The monuments that testify
to love at Forest Lawn.

THEATER
Shakespeare in the Park 101
by Rachel Slaughter
Shakespeare as public, outdoor theater.

TRAVEL
Chautauqua: A Distinctly American
Institution Celebrates 125 Years
by Dolah Saleh
A quaint and peaceful summer escape.

SHORT REVIEW
Summer Love
by Leslie Banks and Laura Saetveit
Dolah Saleh’s locally-published, Dating and the Pursuit of Happiness, reviewed.

MEMOIR
The Genesis of City of Light

by Lauren Belfer
The acclaimed first time author reflects on her decision to set her story in Buffalo.

SHORT REVIEW
Book Review: City of Light
by Tim Lake

OBJECTS
The Lure of Harley-Davidson
by Ray Ammerman
Local professionals who subscribe
to the Harley mystique.

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OUT AND ABOUT
The Early Bird Gets Warm: A Junk Junkie’s Guide to Flea Markets and Garage Sales
by Deborah Kelly Kloepfer

FINANCE
Financial Decisions that Make Sense
An overview of Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes, by Dr. Thomas Gilovich and Gary Belsky.
by Madeleine Parrish

NATURE
Glen Park of Williamsville—
Slices of Time
by David Lawrence Reade

GOURMET
Summer Cooking—Grill-Side

Recipes by James Cohen, owner / chef at Park Lane Restaurant and Michael Andrzejewski, chef at Oliver’s Restaurant

DINING OUT
A guide to some of Buffalo’s top restaurants.

FOOD
Balistreri’s: Making Bread
the Old Fashioned Way

by Philip Nyhuis
A Buffalo institution for over fifty years.

ETIQUETTE
Table Manners
by John Bourdage

FICTION
“Gifts to be Delivered”
by Marion Coe

POEM
“Coming Clean”
by Irene Livingston

Cover art by Tom Toles.

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