Brain Drain from WNY not as bad as we think?

We all know that Buffalo and WNY’s population continues to decline…but a study due out tomorrow points to the real problem…it is not the people we lose or the so Read More …

Cal Ripken & Tony Gwynn

With the entire baseball world’s attention on Barry Bonds for most of the season, the Cal Ripken and Tony Gwynn inductions into baseball’s hall of fame were a nice break Read More …

WBEN, water and content delivery

I listen to WBEN here and there…most of the time I check into there website to see whats flying at Buffalo’s only commercial news station… Today WBEN had a nice Read More …

Professional sports and me

I have had it with pro sports…ok…maybe not entirely…but…it seems with each passing year of this Byrd’s life I am growing more and more tired of it all. The whole Read More …

Top ten songs on my uPOD…

A uPOD is a non iPOD… 1…”Institutionalized” – Suicidal Tendencies 2…”Highway Star” – Deep Purple 3…”Forever” – Papa Roach 4…”Bombers” – Bill Ward & Ozzy Osbourne 5…”March of the Crabs” Read More …

Buffalo’s American Axle Plant will close

Even though we have seen this one coming for a long time, it is still sad. Close to 650 people will lose their jobs…you can’t blame this one on the Read More …

Wheatfield, Smoking Joes and shifting WNY’s money around…

Last night I took a little trip up to the factory outlet mall in Niagara Falls…the Byrdmobile needed gas so I figured I would save myself some geech and stop Read More …

The East Side of Buffalo, Clarence and the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church like everything else here is WNY is just following the population shift out into suburbia…this includes the population of Catholics. It is ironic to a certain degree Read More …