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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v10n49 (12/08/2011) » Section: Week in Review

Inside The Hotel Lafayette

Rocco Termini, dressed in a light green sweater, spoke for about five minutes at the downton library’s hour-long Tuesday lunchtime lecture series—his introduction was longer—as he hastened to get the standing mob out the doors and into the construction site of his new $35 million preservation project, the Hotel Lafayette.

Gotta Serve Somebody

After an opening prayer, Dr. Henry Taylor, Jr., director of the Center for Urban Studies at UB, began Monday night’s meeting in the gym at the Reverend Dr. Bennett Smith, Sr. Family Life Center by clarifying his role for the evening. “I’m not representing or speaking for UB,” he said, “We’re helping to facilitate the meeting.”

Scorecard: The Week's Winners and Losers

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