Monday, January 12, 2009

Buffalo and The NY Times

44 Places to go in 2009
"From the Aegean Sea to Zambia, this year's most compelling destinations are awash in sublime landscapes, cutting-edge art, gala music festivals, and stylish new resorts."
"With the exception of senatorial hopefuls, many New Yorkers write off the rest of the Empire State as a cultural hinterland. But the chilly rustbelt city of Buffalo now has something to thrill culture junkies other than its scattered specimens of pioneering early 20th-century architecture: the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Opened last November and designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates, the museum has more than 7,000 works by more than 600 artists with strong ties to western New York State."

"...chilly rustbelt city..." They gotta throw in the jab, dont they? At least they didnt write "snowy" or "depressed"