Sunday, 27 November 2016, 18:34 | Category : activism, buffalo, equality
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So, I was thinking that I would go in a different direction with this blog. Something outside of the realm of citizen action. At the time I made this decision, I believed that we were going to elect our first female POTUS and continue with another 8 years of change for the better. At that […]

Changing Things Up

Monday, 24 October 2016, 11:55 | Category : activism, buffalo, history, localism, nostalgia
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As you can see, it has been quite a while since the last official post here at Rise Up Buffalo. We have been busy working on other projects and getting locked out of our accounts, but we are ready to pick up where we left off, with a few tweaks to the original theme. Rise […]

Singing as Therapy

Monday, 11 June 2012, 21:13 | Category : buffalo, life, music, nostalgia
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Back in the day, when I was in college the first time, I used to be able to work two part time jobs while I was studying. This was partly due to the major that I had chosen. See, even though I loved school, I didn’t really care about going to college. My mother was […]

from the archives – here we go… 26 november 2007

Monday, 28 November 2011, 20:22 | Category : buffalo, elmwood, holidays, localism
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The holiday season is here. Black Friday (or Buy Nothing Day as we like to celebrate it) has come and gone and we are left with images of crazed shoppers trampling each other on the way into the local Wal-Mart. Highly motivated, yes, but for the right reasons? In an attempt to make a difference […]

from the archives – eat local – 1 september 2007

Wednesday, 2 November 2011, 12:49 | Category : archives, buffalo
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rise up buffalo has been looking into the possibility of going completely local with our diet. the 100 mile diet, to be exact. in order to do this though, a few items may need to be given up in the winter months and other items given up altogether. with the help of a few great […]

From the archives – back from the big city – 30 june 2007

Tuesday, 25 October 2011, 17:31 | Category : activism, archives, buffalo, environmental, motivate
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yes, we have returned! spending a weekend in toronto (or canada in general) always makes us want to do more for the environment. it also nudges us more in the direction of activism. realizing that toronto is a major metorpolitan area, you would think this wouldn’t be the case, but they are very conscious of […]