ARTFUL NEGOTIATIONS
A profile of Amy Cappellazzo, a WNY native, now heading contemporary art at Christie’s.
By Melissa Sandor

SPREE COMMENTS
Bruce Eaton looks at all the difference
sides of the Sabres saga, while Lou
Petrucci talks about silly City ordinances
and how they got that way.
By Bruce Eaton and Louis Petrucci


HOME & GARDEN

The Collectors
Spree talks to eight Western New York collectors about their obsessive accumulations.

By Donna Evans, Gwen Ito, Elizabeth Licata, and Nancy J. Parisi
Showhouse 2003
A preview of Western New York’s biennial design extravaganza.
By Alexandra Harvey
An Antique Primer
Is it the real thing? How much should I pay? And what about estate sales? Collectors and experts advise about antiquing.
By Reine Hauser, Gerald Bartell,
and Christina Abt.
Great Garden Books
For information, advice, or just for fun.
By Elizabeth Licata
Starting from Seed
The wonderful world of seeds can bring greater variety to your garden.
By Louis Petrucci
Sculpture in the Garden
Traditional garden statuary and how to use it.
By David Davis
Top Ten Homes
The ten most expensive homes sold in WNY during 2002.

THE STATE OF PRESERVATION
Anna Hausmann talks to Jessie Schnell about her Genesee Street project and Elizabeth Licata provides an update on endangered properties Spree has covered in past issues.
By Anna Hausmann
and Elizabeth Licata

INFO @ SPREE/CALENDAR
Plantasia; garden workshops
By Elizabeth Licata

ARTS
Classical Music: Lukas Foss,
Musical Maverick
By Cheryl Gobbetti Hoffman
Theater: See a Musical!
(on Broadway)
By Anthony Chase
Music: The Celtic Music Craze
By Kevin Hosey
Profile: Louis Grachos,
A New Leader at the AKAG
By Elizabeth Licata
Arts Preview: Poetic Landscapes
By Elizabeth Licata

LIVING
Gardening: Great Grasses
By Wayne Johnson
Community: Vive La Casa
By Donna Evans
Health: Clutter Control
By Kathryn Radeff
Relationships:
Spring Cleaning of the Soul
By Dolah Saleh

FOOD
Chef’s Best: Diners
By Ann Blask
Wine: Cellar Basics and Bargains
By Mark Criden
The Continuing Adventures
of the Foodies

By Vicki G. Marshall and Margaret M. Toohey