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The epicenter of a national phenomenon is located on 900 square feet in the Walden Galleria. On the second floor, between Abercrombie & Fitch and Perfumania, where a frozen yogurt shop used to be, is a molten nexus of sports, pop culture, sneakers and art. Fabes Sole High was founded for the serious sneaker customer, folks who desire the hottest brands, who colle…

Politics

CLEVELAND – Playing part stand-up comic and part political boxer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani delivered a sequence of heavy punches to Hillary Clinton Thursday morning. Meanwhile, on the other side of the political line, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota – an actual comedian-turned-politician – traveled to Cleveland to deliver a few jabs to the Donald Trump-Mike Pe…

Politics

CLEVELAND — For the second consecutive day, a group of influential Democrats gathered media here to counter Donald Trump’s candidacy. The intended target on Tuesday was that day’s theme at the Republican National Convention: “Make America Work Again.” Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman on the Democratic National Committee, stood at a podium and cited multip…

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A reporter for the Washington Post learned something this month that we in Buffalo have known for many years: There are at least two Donald Trumps in this world. There is Donald Trump, the brash, wealthy real-estate developer-turned-presidential candidate, and there is Dr. Donald L. Trump, the oncologist and, until recently, the CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Davi…

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1) Buffalo Wine Festival, 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. April 16 in Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). Tickets are $35 for each session if purchased online -- prices rises by $5 day-of. VIP admission is sold out. Commentary: Whether you're a wine connoisseur (i.e. you're desperate to try Black Widow's new Oasis white), a locavore (i.e. you love that 30 lo…

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1) Buffalo Wine Festival, 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. April 16 in Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). Tickets are $35 for each session if purchased online -- prices rises by $5 day-of. VIP admission is sold out. Commentary: Whether you're a wine connoisseur (i.e. you're desperate to try Black Widow's new Oasis white), a locavore (i.e. you love that 30 lo…

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Where the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates will be today: Hillary Clinton • Roundtable on jobs at noon at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. • Rally at 2 p.m. at Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum downtown. • Campaign stop at 6 p.m. in Rochester at Monroe Community College’s Brighton Campus. John Kasich • Rally at noon at Sacred Heart University in …

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Joan Baez was eager to talk about the state of today’s politics in a recent phone interview from a tour stop in Red Bank, N.J. Donald Trump was on her mind. “I think he’s ‘Hitlerian,’ ” said Baez, not one to mince words. “His success is something no one could ever have expected.” On the other hand, the longtime peace activist was excited by how Bernie Sanders has ignite…