Lunchtime Chat

13 Aug

At noon today, I’ll be joining the BNE’s Tom Kucharski and Buffalo.com’s Evan Parker Pierce today at Buffalo.com to chat about the recent Forbes article declaring Buffalo to be, like, the most dyingest city, like ever.

There are so many angles from which to approach the Forbes listing, including regionalism, taxation/business climate, cross-border issues, unemployment, white flight from the city and region flight south and west, etc.

Is the city dying? No. Is the region dying? No. But they’re shrinking and seems to be no political will to plan for a smaller and still-shrinking population or to really fix the fundamental problems that keep us flailing.

But we do have a shitload of fresh water, which isn’t going anywhere.

Then again, maybe it’s all about the calendar:

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2 Responses to “Lunchtime Chat”

  1. indabuff August 13, 2008 at 2:40 pm #

    Pundito,

    What did you think of that…or should I say…how was the experience?

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