A New Stadium and a New Museum Can Co-Anchor the Toronto-Buffalo-Rochester Mega-Region

A New Stadium and a New Museum Can Co-Anchor the Toronto-Buffalo-Rochester Mega-Region

For almost a quarter century, I’ve divided my time between Rochester and Buffalo. This gave me the opportunity to observe the contrasts of two cities so close together yet so different culturally. If Rochester is the East Coast of the Midwest as some have joked, then Buffalo surely must be the West Coast of the…

What Big Bird Means to the Presidential Debate

What Big Bird Means to the Presidential Debate

The morning after the first Obama-Romney presidential debate, with the commentators having had a chance to sleep on it, we awoke to a flood of psychologizing. The president had looked tense and acted dismissive, they noted. This hopeful man who had once campaigned on the prospects of the bright future seemed worn down by the…