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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v8n44 (10/29/2009) » Section: Week In Review

7 Days: The Straight Dope From the Week That Was

Around 400 people attended a forum at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church Thursday night, to discuss strategies to revitalize Western New York that would improve public transportation, create “green” jobs and training for those who need them most, and promote environmentally sustainable housing and development policies. Sponsored by VOICE Buffalo, Niagara Organizing Alliance for Hope, and PUSH Buffalo, the forum focused on the opportunities presented by federal stimulus money.

Scorecard: The Week's Winners & Losers

Halloween costumes can be a literal nightmare for those of us who are challenged creatively, but consider the plight of our local politicians: They can’t dress as themselves or as each other. (How easy would it be for Mickey Kearns to dress as Leonard Stokes, and how disastrous?) So we’ve whipped up some suggestions to help out a few of them:

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