Buffalo was once the eighth largest city in the United States, a thriving industrial metropolis

The reluctance was not entirely about money

A cool and cogent head at the helm

I uncorked a bottle of good white burgundy, poured two glasses, twirled the wine, and zeroed in for a sniff

The point is made that simple solar thermal cookers, which are not photo-voltaic, are cheap, portable, and able to benefit a third of the world’s people

Thanks to the Web, traffic to our site had soared

There’s still much to learn no matter how old you get

The November afternoon is surprisingly, wonderfully warm, and at Park Avenue I turn south

“It’s a Yogi Berra thing,”

A sense that the town is at an existential crossroads between those who live here and those who hope to cash in.