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Bob Seger's gig, which hits KeyBank Center Thursday, is the marquee event of the week, but only re-sale tickets remain available. The interest locally isn't shocking: this is likely the last time the "Travelin' Man" will be a traveling man. If you're looking for another event option, there's a range of music, art, networking events and festivals to occupy your free time…

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When National Geographic listed Buffalo as one of the best food cities in the world, back in 2015, it was reasonable to think the Queen City had received its first and final "world's best" nomination. Not so. Time.com's World's Greatest Places for 2018 includes Hotel Henry, the 88-room boutique hotel on the grounds of the Richardson Olmsted Campus, among its 100 sele…

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The Richardson Olmsted Campus – with its ornate sandstone towers and oxidized copper roofs, its sprawling lawns and infinite shades of picturesque decay – is irresistible to photographers. Long before its transformation into a sleek hotel, conference center and soon-to-be architectural museum, the complex has drawn attention from camera-wielding urban explorers both ama…

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Ask most successful artists if they'd like to show their work in a hotel, and you're likely to get a hard no. The notion of "hotel art" brings to mind sad pastel landscapes or wilted still-life paintings hanging lifelessly between double beds. Travelers are so used to this kind of bland, corporate art that they barely distinguish it from the wallpaper. So the organiz…

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Buffalo keeps appearing in articles by national and international media outlets -- more frequently than ever, it seems -- which some interpret as a sign of the city's resurgence or, at the very least, a greater degree of national relevance. The Guardian US, which won a Pulitzer in 2014 for exposing the NSA, featured the Queen City in its travel section's On the Radar [rea…

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A new 2015 calendar produced by a group of local photographers captures many of the changes to Buffalo's cityscape during the past half-decade or so. Shots from photographers Larry Fiorella, Greg Meadows, John Waller show attractions ranging from Canalside and the Burchfield Penney Art Center to the newly landscaped Richardson Olmsted Complex and the downtown courthouse, m…