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Name: Dawn Martin Berry-Walker, 66. Who she is: Chief executive of the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective, which produces events including the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival and, in collaboration with the Burchfield Penney Art Center, the John Coltrane Birthday Celebration – Sept. 20-22 this year. (She is the daughter of the late jazz icon/band leader James “…

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Macy's latest ad campaign features a familiar face: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta. She is one of six inspiring women in the retailer's new campaign, "Remarkable You." Featured along with Falletta is a public defender, aerospace engineer, civil engineer, fourth-grade teacher and NBA assistant coach. It all started when Falletta’s manager…

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Name: Olivia Cinquino, 17. Who she is: Daughter of Joy Testa Cinquino and David Cinquino. Senior at Amherst Central High School. Co-captain of the girls’ varsity field hockey team. Member of the Photography Club and Ski Club. Restaurant hostess. What she is wearing: Thrifted St. John’s Bay lightweight jacket purchased for $6 and American Eagle black jeans purchased f…

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Yes, clothing from the 1990s is vintage now. New Era Cap Co. is tapping rampant '90s nostalgia with its latest line of retro hats, partnering with sports apparel brand Nautica – a cornerstone of '90s fashion. The New Era X Nautica Collection was inspired by Nautica's brightly colored Hydro Race, Scuba and Color Block jackets of the '80s and '90s. Some of them, the…

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Name: Robert P. Reeder, 72. Who he is: An interior designer for 40-some years working in different parts of the field with both architects and other residential designers, including the late Florence Cooper. A Cheektowaga native, he and his wife, Rebecca, are Amherst residents with one grown daughter, Alexandra. He is a graduate of the New York School of Interior Design…

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Name: Erin Grajek, 41 Who she is: Associate vice president of marketing and visitor experience at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. The East Aurora native lives in Orchard Park with her husband, Mark Jakubowski, and their 3-year-old son, Myles. What she’s wearing: Skinny dark denim jeans from Calvin Klein purchased for $20 at Marshalls; white MICHAEL Mic…

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Name: Gretchen Meyers Wochensky, 38. Who she is: Self-taught jewelry designer who calls her business Peg’s Hardware, named after her grandmother Margaret “Peg” Criqui. Her jewelry is handcrafted from natural metals and stones and sold online. She and her husband, Al Wochensky, live in East Aurora and are parents to 4-month old Oliver, whom they call Ollie. What she’s…

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Name: Louise Sano, 41. Who she is: Owner of Global Villages, a shop at 216 Grant St. that specializes in home accessories, jewelry and other gifts from artisans around the world, and Global Chic, 242 Grant St., a clothing boutique that also sells African wax print fabrics. She is on the board of the Girls Education Collaborative and the Westminster Economic Development …

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Name: Fotini Galanes, 53. Her first name is pronounced Foe-tee-NEE Who she is: Mom to 15-year-old Martino. Artist, muralist and creator of My Mark Matters, a global, interactive humanitarian project for which she received an Arts Services Initiative of WNY (ASI) DEC Grant with the support of the Park School of Buffalo. (Read more on her website.) The Williamsville South…

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Name: Mary Pabst, 59. Who she is: Her field is fine art sales and custom picture frame design, a business she has been in since age 17. A resident of Clarence, she works at Vern Stein Art & Frame in Williamsville. She and her husband, Steve, have two grown children. Passions include interior design and gardening. The Pabsts' home was featured as a Home of the Week o…

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Name: Erin Kent, 48. Who she is: Interior designer, owner of Erin Kent Interiors, which she launched in 2011. Previously worked at Bassett home furnishings and Schuele Paint Co. Board member of the Interior Design Association of Western New York. Involved in past Buffalo Home Shows and Decorators’ Show Houses. Residents of North Tonawanda, she and her husband, Scott, ha…

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Mark Maidment shares this story hesitantly, as if he doesn’t want to admit aloud that someone would do this. During a meeting at Buffalo’s New Era Cap Co., where he is a senior executive, someone in the room pointed to a 59Fifty. That, in case you didn’t know (and don’t feel bad, because apparently many consumers didn’t know) is the cap. The 59Fifty is New Era’s signatu…