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YAK Car Pic of the Day(s)

posted August 28, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

I say “Day(s)” because this 1977 Pontiac Catalina keeps popping up in my viewfinder. This pic is from last Labor Day’s car show in Niawanda Park. I also came across it a few weeks back at a Cruise Night at the Texas Roadhouse... (more)

Join the Conservative Fusion Party’s “Police Brutality PAC”

posted August 27, 1:01 pm on Artvoice Daily

Carl Paladino is shilling for the NYS Conservative Party, forwarding the email shown below (SFW):  That’s pretty cool! Register with the Conservative Party, because the cops put a black man in an illegal-since-1993 chokehold and committed homicide! I mean, the NYPD is going to re-train officers as a result of this tragedy, but w/e! I […]

Teachout, Cuomo & the Dictatorship of the Bureaucracy

posted August 27, 9:01 am on Artvoice Daily

When I think of Zephyr Teachout, I am specifically mindful of the fact that she’s a protest vote for the liberal wing of the statewide Democratic Party.  Most of them in and around the 5 New York City Boroughs... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 27, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

We’re in rarefied air today, with the sighting of this 1967 Pontiac GTO sports coupe in the Niagara Falls Home Depot parking lot (where the early morning sun wouldn’t cooperate for a good pic)... (more)

Last Night featuring DJ Xotec – Mixtape 001

posted August 26, 10:43 am on Exit Music

Last Night featuring DJ Xotec Mixtape 001 Remember DJ Xotec’s set from a couple weeks back when he opened for Moby? Well he went ahead and recreated the set he did for us live and we have it here, as an exclusive mixtape... (more)

Gia Arnold: Never Mind

posted August 26, 6:07 am on Artvoice Daily

A few Wednesdays ago, Orleans County state senate candidate Gia Arnold ended her campaign because her marriage was falling apart. I wrote about it – and the odd pointlessness of her withdrawal – here... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 26, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

It’s not often I drive through Lockport and see a 1961 Mercury Comet, but when I do I stop and take a picture. Or two. Especially if it’s wearing fender skirts (even if they’re not factory fender skirt)s... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 25, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Driving through Lockport one day not too long ago, I passed this 1960 Chevy Corvair 700 sitting by the roadside. A mile or so back we had just  been passed by a woman in a ’67 Corvair Monza convertible, top down and enjoying the sunshine... (more)

The “Major Announcement”: Ballpark Improvements Coming

posted August 24, 10:27 am on Artvoice Daily

Friday’s hasty media release by the Buffalo Bisons wasn’t unexpected, expect for the timing of it all. A “major ballpark announcement” read the press release, Mayor Byron Brown would be in attendance, the announcement would be staged in a little used mezzanine area behind home plate, and as people starting showing up, the stage was […]

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 24, 12:22 am on Artvoice Daily

Driving through the Town of Wilson yesterday I came across this like-new 1972 Dodge Dart Custom sedan. The Mopar compacts — Dart and Plymouth Valiant — were always good value cars and rarely flashy... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 23, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

“Attention K-Mart shoppers, there’s a dark brown 1987 Chevrolet El Camino out in the parking lot looking very sharp.” Wow, you can say that again! Although El Caminos were never really known as work trucks… or trucks at all in many circles, it’s quite rare to see one this age in this condition... (more)

Cuomo’s Refusal To Debate Teachout Is Wrong

posted August 22, 7:54 am on Artvoice Daily

Debates are an important part of the democratic process. From School Board positions on up to the President of the United States, citizens should have the opportunity to see candidates for public office on the same stage responding to questions... (more)

YAK Car Pic of the Day

posted August 22, 12:01 am on Artvoice Daily

Look at the surroundings and you’ll understand why the top isn’t down on this Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible. No, I’m not talking about the fact that it’s in Tonawanda — it’s the snow on the ground… the snow... (more)