Holiday Fête Feats
How to make your party stand out in the holiday crowd. Twelve Western New York party mavens share their tips and anecdotes.
By Nancy J. Parisi
Esprit de Season
Ten pages of the best in festive looks from some of WNY’s top retailers.
Photographed by Jim Bush.
Plan a special trip: some sparkling
By Darwin McPherson, Derek Smith, Susan and Wayne Johnson,
and Deanne Bartha
From lights at Sonnenberg Gardens and Niagara to a Dickens Holiday, some not-tobe-missed celebrations.
By Constance Sommer, Elizabeth Licata, and Deanne Bartha
Jazz is Spoken Here
The Colored Musician’s Club of Buffalo is a haven for serious jazz lovers, a routine stop for out-of-town jazz celebrities, and a training
ground for young players who want to follow in the path of the greats.
By Bob Davis
In Order to Form a More
When Frank Ervolino was finally deposed as President of the former AFL-CIO Hospital and Nursing Home Council, he left a huge mess
behind him. The story of how this erstwhile patronage playground has become a real union.
By Anna Geronimo Hausmann