Here’s pictures from downtown Buffalo during COVID-19 on a Monday afternoon. This area near City Hall is usually full of cops, lawyers and government bureaucrats. Eerie!
Category Archives: Pandemic
Olean, New York During Coronavirus
Olean is the largest city in Cattaraugus County, New York. On Wednesday, April 1, I decided to take a mini road trip out to visit it and document how things were going.
The world has gone crazy over gelled hand sanitizers, sanitizing wipes and new cleaning practices. Any sort of anti-microbial product has been sold out of stores for a couple weeks now. Whereas before, a grocery store would only wipe down the conveyor belt if something like meat juice leaked on it, now, the cashier wipes […]
Virus-Themed Domain Names
Since I decided to start blogging about Coronavirus (COVID-19), I considered getting a virus-themed domain name.
Party’s Over: “Chip Strip” and Allentown both abandoned on a Friday night
Photographs of Buffalo’s bar district during the virus panic pandemic.
March 20, 2020 Alright so that post title is a little sensationalist, sort of like coronavirus headlines. The M&T Bank in Springville would only let 2 customers inside at one time. Everyone else had to wait outside, or use the drive-through window. The following week, the bank was closed to the public, though you could […]
Saint Patrick’s Day, Part 2
It seems that people in real life are less concerned about the virus than those in the media or in online discussion forums. As of now, it’s pretty common for people in public online forums to harangue anyone expressing a divergent view from the official narrative. The official narrative being that it’s imperative to stay […]
By March 16th, most schools in the state had been canceled until at least April 20th. Here are some photos of Springville – Griffis high school on the afternoon of Monday, March 16. It would normally be a school day.
Bars and restaurants closed.
On March 16th at 8:00 P.M., Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered all restaurants and bars closed. This was before the more generalized lockdown on March 22. Here are a few patrons enjoying the last few freedom beers they’ll be allowed to drink for a while, hours before the restaurant ban goes into effect.
Saint Patrick’s Day – then and now
Buffalo is world famous for its long winters and brutal snowstorms. The weather typically starts to moderate in early March, and all those people who have spent the winter indoors, with quick trips outside to shovel snow, are itching for an excuse to blow off steam with a big party. This, combined with the city’s […]