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#1 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:41 PM

Gregoir linked me up with some cool folks... we're planning on meeting up soon.

But other than that, I am the only Member of the Board in Buffalo, NY - correct?

* don't bother bashin' the queen city... so far I dig it... cold, no biggie. My old town got snow, none here yet sup for a dustin.

au Just wonderin.

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#2 TheDHJ

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:43 PM

So why did you move there again?

#3 u.s.blues

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

how long before you start calling soda 'pop'?

#4 insolent cur

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:48 PM

since gt left i don't think we've had a buffalo boardie. there are quite a few in the rochester area, about 90 minutes east from buffalo.

#5 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:56 PM

So why did you move there again?


Shitcanned from Boston firm in April.
never been unemployed for that long.
applied as a "joke" to Buffalo firm... they replied "was this a mistake?" I said, no, I'll entertain all opportunity..

phone interview, then they flew me in... then they offer me job. drastic pay cut with massive potential. NICE people.. last firm: prickface central.

I live downtown, 3 blocks from the office, the chip strip, and such.
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I don't drink soda... or.. Pop... lol....

I've met Fellow Traveler, I know Theresa, and a few others and Creeeeek is in Rachacha in Febby so that's cool. :beard:

#6 Lostsailr

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:59 PM

Buffalo is a great town. Now I'm only there when visiting my wife's family (Cheektowaga and Amherst) Loved living on Elmwood Ave back in the day.
If you want pro tips on where and what of the area, let us know! (Cole's on Elmwood has unique "Sicilian Wings" La Nova has amazing BBQ wings...stay away from Anchor bar...
And Gabriel's Gate in Allen was my fave for a quiet bar w/ killer regular wings.

Where are you at? Edit: oh, I see now.

#7 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:22 PM

I live directly off of Elmwood, in "Johnson Park" which is neat cuz my apt overlooks the lil park...
this is a postcard from the old days.... the fountain was melted down for ammo in WW-1
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I am within 3/4 mile of 4 live music venues at minimum.
The Town Ballroom

nietzsches

tralf music hall

Mohawk Place

DBGB's



I can't wait till the summer... the free concert series looks great. Apartment is dirt cheap compared to Boston....

The Chip Strip is fuckin NUTZ (or at least it was last friday)
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#8 CTMuleman

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:28 PM

You do realize when the snow forecast is for 3-4 that they're talking feet! :wow:
Oops, not the one I was looking for, but it works well here!

:eek: was what I was thinking ....

#9 Lostsailr

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:37 PM

Used to live a half block from Neitchie's. An odd punk/eclectic bar was next door to my place The Pink Flamingo.
Cole's is out by Buffalo State on Elmwood. From nice sit down to dark wood old time bar room. Not a top of the line place, but good.
And don't let the snow stories scare you. rarely does it hit the city too badly. Ralph Wilson Stadium is a different story. South Towns get rocked!

#10 Feesh

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:39 PM

I have family in Buffalo... does that count?

#11 Roasted and Toasted

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:47 PM

I make it out to some shows at the Tralf, but live in Syracuse.

#12 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:52 PM

I have family in Buffalo... does that count?


only if you have like a hot cousin or something :dunno:

#13 Feesh

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:52 PM

only if you have like a hot cousin or something :dunno:

How 'bout a cool Aunt?

#14 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

Used to live a half block from Neitchie's. An odd punk/eclectic bar was next door to my place The Pink Flamingo.
Cole's is out by Buffalo State on Elmwood. From nice sit down to dark wood old time bar room. Not a top of the line place, but good.
And don't let the snow stories scare you. rarely does it hit the city too badly. Ralph Wilson Stadium is a different story. South Towns get rocked!


I aint worried at all... it's gonna be a nice weekend in the 60's I think I'm puttting my walking shoes on... I left my driving behind me... (no, not a dui... just... bullshit dmv stuff that got tricky) so I'm all about "walkability" and my crib gets a 98/100 score on that site. :woot:

can't wait to have a lil $$ in my pocket to really get out n about :grin:

#15 unbroken_chain

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

How 'bout a cool Aunt?


oh yeah, that works too.

#16 PieDoh

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:19 PM

I stop in Tonowanda occasionally

#17 Jabadoodle

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:35 PM

walk to work...that's nice!

#18 deadheadskier

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:34 AM

wow

no idea you moved Chris. Best of luck in Buffalo. Hope you still make it east for Camp Kee gatherings and what not. Didn't say "Vibes" as obviously I suck at making it to Vibes worse than theDHJ as I only live about 4 hours away. :lol:

#19 gregoir

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 12:47 AM

Glad it's going well so far. I love The Town Ballroom. I great place to get real spinny.

#20 unbroken_chain

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:36 PM

Glad it's going well so far. I love The Town Ballroom. I great place to get real spinny.


went there last night for Conspirator pure by happenstance..... I currently have like zero cash after the move but... as you know I have mad skillz.... so I was in like that guy who played robin hood in the 50's or whenever. GREAT ROOM!!!
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*sample image only UC took some but not this one, and it's from March anyway so, wtfe

#21 gregoir

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:40 PM

I was at the show in March. Laurie and Nick took me for my birthday. Good times.

#22 unbroken_chain

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:42 PM

:grin: I spent much I my time wandering around seeing if they were there... and if I'd recognize them :lol:

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*also just an example. Christ. gimme a break eh??

#23 gregoir

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 01:53 PM

Yeah I doubt they went. The show was pretty bad when we went in March. I think I was the only one that liked it due to my many enhancements.

#24 unbroken_chain

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:36 PM

I had no drunken money... and it was OK.. but I left after about 20 minutes. I snuck in using the charcoal end of a cigarette butt, made a black X on my hand and scootied right thru. :moose:

#25 gregoir

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:04 PM

nicely played :pimp:

#26 unbroken_chain

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

I WANT one of these :crazy:

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#27 TEO

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:03 PM

Did you shuffle?

#28 musicfan

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:28 PM

Cool looking venue...

#29 unbroken_chain

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 09:48 PM

Did you shuffle?


Not very well. I walk fast. always. pisses the saunterers in my life off.

#30 In A Silent Way

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 05:41 AM

Yes. You get to fly the Nomads rocker on your Boardies cut.

#31 nancykind

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 12:58 PM

I WANT one of these :crazy:

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that reminds me of my dad's '83 chevy blazer when we took the top off of it while he was on a trip somewhere! it was like driving around in an open tin can! :lol:

#32 insolent cur

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:00 PM

I WANT one of these :crazy:

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nota bene: this may not be your ideal ride for a good portion fo the year. :lol:

#33 unbroken_chain

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:40 PM

neato. the cool house next to my building used to belong to Grover Cleveland!!

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Ironically, this amazing house is priced at what I paid for my dumb lil house in Boston!!
http://curbed.com/ar...oolera-home.php

#34 unbroken_chain

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 06:26 PM

the who gives a friggin crap photo of Conspirator at Town Ballroom
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#35 TEO

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 08:22 PM

:funny1:

#36 gregoir

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 11:39 PM

Even I don't give a crap about Conspirator :lol:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:04 AM

i don't live in buffalo...but i'm playing at nietzches on dec 14th so if you're bored stop by. :lol: buffalo has a great music scene. the free/cheap music in the summer time is top notch and you've got dbgb's, town ballroom, tralf, nietzches, sheas, mr. goodbar and a bunch more. buffalo is a good place to be a music fan...

#38 suburbanite84

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:29 PM

Grew up in Buffalo but have lived in Rochester for about 10 years now. If you have no plans for Thanksgiving eve go to, I believe, The Tralf. Funktional Flow and two other bands I have been wanting to see. Will be in town thanksgiving and the next day. My brother lives just off Main st. near UB. He's a 31 year old Punk Rocker playing in two or more bands at any given point.

#39 suburbanite84

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 12:23 AM

Send a PM if you plan on coming out to Rochester for any shows. Would like to meet some Boardies.

#40 deadphan

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:22 AM

Send a PM if you plan on coming out to Rochester for any shows. Would like to meet some Boardies.

nov 30th montage music hall in roch with haewa. also, we played a few shows with funktional flow too, good guys. :)

#41 suburbanite84

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 01:00 AM

What is the name of your band? The venue's website only lists it as Haewa CD release party.

#42 unbroken_chain

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:45 PM

i don't live in buffalo...but i'm playing at nietzches on dec 14th so if you're bored stop by. :lol: buffalo has a great music scene. the free/cheap music in the summer time is top notch and you've got dbgb's, town ballroom, tralf, nietzches, sheas, mr. goodbar and a bunch more. buffalo is a good place to be a music fan...


Oh hell, I'll totally hit that up... marked in the Calendar.

I'm in Buffalo for the T-day holiday... I'd love to meet for a bevy or whatever. I live near next to Chippewa and near Allentown.

I plan on hitting Rochester for the Creek shows in early February!

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:04 PM

What is the name of your band? The venue's website only lists it as Haewa CD release party.

Project Weather Machine.

#44 unbroken_chain

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:33 PM

kewl. I have liked you (in advance) on the Fb.

#45 unbroken_chain

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:34 PM

i don't live in buffalo...but i'm playing at nietzches on dec 14th so if you're bored stop by. :lol: buffalo has a great music scene. the free/cheap music in the summer time is top notch and you've got dbgb's, town ballroom, tralf, nietzches, sheas, mr. goodbar and a bunch more. buffalo is a good place to be a music fan...


after viewing the past years free concert roster, I was pretty impressed, not to mention the $5 shows at ARtPark :woot:

#46 Royal

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 05:55 AM

Hey Unbie, welcome to Buffalo. When I think of the McKinnley assassination and Andre Reed.

#47 FellowTraveler

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Posted 17 November 2012 - 04:37 PM

the townball room is one of my favorite venues awesome

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 01:00 AM

I live right across the border from you in Ridgeway (Canada) and cross the border all the time to stock up on cheese, milk and gas. In fact, in the summer I swim halfway to Buffalo from the local beach here and back again using the windmills as my sight markers. I haven't been to many shows in the alst few years so I've fallen a little out of touch with the scene, but I'll be racing in the Buffalo triathlon come springtime. Buffalo is a cool place come spring/summer and features lots of free shows featuring great bands in Lafayette Square, the Waterfront and other locations around th city...you'll have a blast!

#49 alsoa

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Posted 18 November 2012 - 02:18 AM

Hit up Elmo's for some bitchin' wings... and that distinctly depressing 70's vibe.

#50 unbroken_chain

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 02:22 PM

:rockon:

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