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Spring and summer in Buffalo feel significantly shorter than fall and winter. The seasons are obviously the same length, but warm weather tends to vanish in a flash - and, err, take its time arriving - which limits the period we can bask in the sun while absorbing Buffalo's wealth of admittedly jammed-together summer events. From a food truck event centered on world cui…

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Human trafficking of minors is a scourge not often recognized by the general public, according to a coalition of federal and local law enforcement, county officials and private partners dedicated to assisting victims and prosecuting perpetrators. In commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, several joined Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn Wednesday t…

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Yelp Without Borders is gathering a group of immigrant cooks and international flavors for a fundraiser benefiting refugee agency International Institute of Buffalo. The Sept. 30 event runs from 3 to 6 p.m. at the International Institute, 864 Delaware Ave. The food lineup includes Palestinian cuisine from House of Hummus, black rice sushi from Burmese-run Teton Kitch…

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Eat the World 6 to 9 p.m. at the International Institute of Buffalo (864 Delaware Ave.). Admission is $20 here and includes two drink tickets. International flavors will be the order of the day in the International Institute of Buffalo's backyard, with Ms. Judi's International Cravings, Falafel Bar, Lomo Lomo, Sweet Melody's and Lloyd among the food trucks lined up on …

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OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought from art historian Bernard Berenson, born on this date in 1865: “I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.” . . . SUMMER HOME – Now that the summer season has started at Chautauqua Institution, Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History, Nature (C-SAAHN) founder Dennis Gal…

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Refugees have been and will continue to be crucial to Buffalo; Burmese, North African, Middle Eastern and other communities have enriched Buffalo's culture in areas such as business, art and food. Several local organizations will host events to celebrate World Refugee Day - officially June 20 - over the course of the next 10 days. First is a World Refugee Day Food Tr…

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As August draws to a close, it's common to feel the urge to pack a few more events into the summer schedule. Did we fit in enough time outdoors before it starts snowing sideways? Now that Canalside concerts are done, the school year approaches and the sun begins to set before 8 p.m., be discerning in how you spend your precious free time. Here's the 10: 1) Beach House, 7…

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For an event like the International Institute of Buffalo's fundraiser, Buffalo Without Borders, how do you appeal to the masses of Western New Yorkers who might be a little hesitant to embrace unfamiliar foods and forms of entertainment? Well, chocolate is a good place to start. From 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Hotel at the Lafayette (391 Washington St.), the fifth annua…