Perhaps you’ve been told the city of Buffalo, New York is a rust belt hellhole experiencing a massive brain drain, and the only folks left are juggalos, welfare recipients and card-carrying AARP members. Who could blame you for feeling so? The city (and surrounding metro area) has been hemorrhaging residents at a 1% clip per year for the past 50 years.
I just heard it again.
“Buffalo is a great place to raise a family.”
Yeah, the Addams Family. The Jackson Family. The Manson Family.
Hey, I’m a native, too – and I don’t think it’s that bad here, but Holy Denial can we get a little perspective up in this place? Let’s stir the cauldron of controversy and see what bubbles up. Ready? OKAY! Continue reading