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58th Anniversary of Ill-Fated Hungarian Revolution

posted October 23, 1:00 am on Artvoice Daily

Remember 1956. Remember Hungary, but let’s keep an eye of the rest of the world, Ukraine, Libya , Kurdistan, Palestine, those who are enslaved by ISIS and a long list of those who are fighting for freedom... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 23, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Sometimes you have to look a little harder to find stuff like this 1975 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, which is slowly becoming part of the foliage in a Newstead lot. This one’s missing the big ‘Bird on the hood, as well as the air scoop which would normally be protruding through that hole right there in the […]

Paladino’s Financial Stake in Charters

posted October 22, 6:44 am on Artvoice Daily

I’m skeptical of charter schools because I believe that they’re being used as an effort to abolish public education in the United States. The only exception is that instance where they’re used in a limited way to save kids from failing public schools... (more)

AV Photo Daily

posted October 22, 6:26 am on Artvoice Daily

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 22, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Of the many nameplates that are missed since the brand’s demise after the 2004 model year, the Oldsmobile Achieva compact probably isn’t one of them. Produced from 1992-98, it shared a body shell with the Pontiac Grand Am and the Buick Skylark... (more)

Bills Overcome Themselves, Outlast Vikings

posted October 21, 12:09 pm on Artvoice Daily

  Too bad somebody had to win. Yes, Buffalo did finally lull Minnesota into a 17-16 final on Sunday, keeping them in second place in the AFC East for at least one more week. And, yes, for the second time in three starts since replacing E... (more)

Ban the Flights! Which Flights? How?

posted October 21, 6:31 am on Artvoice Daily

That guy from Liberia who died from Ebola in Dallas – patient zero, right? Well, so far, there have been only two cases of disease transmittal, and they were both his nurses. The 21 day quarantine is over for everyone else who came into contact with him, and no one else contracted the disease... (more)

AV Photo Daily

posted October 21, 6:25 am on Artvoice Daily

Tea Party Protests Grisanti Fundraiser

posted October 21, 6:12 am on Artvoice Daily

An exclusive image of the massive tea party protest of Mark Grisanti’s fundraiser, courtesy of @HeyRaChaCha on Twitter: 

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 21, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Making a return appearance is this stylish 1972 Buick Riviera, first shown in September of 2012 (see below) in somewhat of a state of disrepair. I went by a year later and snapped this pic, not realizing until last evening that it was the same car... (more)

AV Photo Daily

posted October 20, 6:25 am on Artvoice Daily

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 20, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Speaking of classy sedans, how about this Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 4.5, seen over the summer in Kenmore.  The 280 SE 4.5 was built from 1971 to 1972, before the federal government started “helping” with the design of cars... (more)

AV Photo Daily

posted October 19, 6:24 am on Artvoice Daily

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted October 19, 12:30 am on Artvoice Daily

It was movie night at the YAK offices last evening, and we watched 1965’s Dear Brigitte, a Jimmy Stewart flick about troubles with his college’s humanities department vs. the sciences (he teaches poetry); and for good measure he has a mathematical genius son (Billy Mumy) who has an infatuation with Brigitte Bardot (what boy didn’t in 1965?)... (more)