FOOD FAVORITES
Buffalo Spree writers reminisce about their personal dining highlights over the past few years in Western New York.
By Mark Criden, Joe George, Reine Hauser, Julianna Jacoby, Vicki G. Marshall, and Margaret M. Toohey


BEST OF WESTERN
NEW YORK


WNY ARTS
Historic Theaters
A look at the rich history and architectural beauty of WNY theaters.

By Anna Hausmann and Nicole Schuman
Favorite Artworks
We asked a few prominent local citizens about their favorite artworks in area collections and
got some surprising answers.
Local Music Success Stories
What makes our local music special.
By Stephanie Cassidy, Anna Hausmann,
Philip Nyhuis, and Elizabeth Licata.

WNY ACTIVISTS
One of the great things about WNY is the energy of its citizen/activists. You may not agree with them but you have to admire their dedication and ability to get things done.
By Christina Abt, Glenn Gramigna,
Anna Hausmann, Lou Petrucci,
and Maria Scrivani

GREAT NEIGHBORHOODS
A selection of some of the best places to live, work, and play in our region.
By Bruce Eaton, Ron Ehmke,
Anna Hausmann, Nan Haynes,
Elizabeth Licata, Lou Petrucci,
and Melissa Sandor

INFO @ SPREE/CALENDAR
Great galas, Chinese Maximalism, Buffalo Chamber Music Society,
and more
By Anna Hausmann and Elizabeth Licata

SALUTE TO WNY
ARCHITECTURE
Spree explores Chuck LaChiusa’s
massiveon-line guide to WNY
architecture and history and
LaChiusa picks his personal
top ten buildings.

By Glenn Gramigna and Chuck LaChiusa

WILD WALKS
The best places to lose yourself
in thebeauty of nature.
By Donna Evans and Kathryn Radeff

BEST FOR KIDS
Activities and places that are
both fun andeducational.
By Nicole Schuman