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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n22 (06/02/2011) » Section: Week in Review

A Tale of Two Cities

Madison, Wisconsin hosts the annual Congress for the New Urbanism this week. Not coincidentally, there is a connection between Buffalo and Madison: The CNU will be in Buffalo in 2014, and my coverage this week affords an opportunity to examine this event and the issues as they apply to the Buffalo area. I’ll also be looking at what we in Buffalo can learn from the City of Madison, regarded as one of the most progressive cities when it comes to urban planning—and the great quality-of-life that has resulted.

Schneiderman Sues the Feds

On Tuesday, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that he has filed suit against the federal government for “failure to commit to a full environmental review of proposed regulations that would allow natural gas drilling—including the potentially harmful ‘fracking’ technique—in the Delaware River Basin.”

Who is Doc Maelstrom?

The region’s political scorekeepers are making great sport of trying to identify the author of a blog which appeared in the last week of the 26th Congressional District Race:

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

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