Larkin Square Blog

Alex O. Levy: American Artist, Art Deco Painter

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 20, 2015

Alexander O. Levy was the art director at the Larkin Soap Company from 1913 -1925.  While he was a nationally famous artist,  you may be more familiar with his art as seen on reproductions of many of the Larkin catalog covers on view on the first floor of the Larkin at Exchange Building. The Burchfield-Penney Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition of Alexander Levy, on view until March 29th, 2015. Scott Propeack, the curator of the exhibition, has graciously agreed to give a talk about Alexander Levy on February 24th from 5:30pm – 6:45pm as a part of The Larkin Square Author Series. Read More

The Larkin Square Author Series welcomes Suzanne Cope, Feb. 12

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 20, 2015

Suzanne Cope is the author of the book Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Food (Rowman & Littlefield). She will talk about her new book ThursdayFebruary 12th from 5:30pm – 6:45pm at the Filling Station (in Larkin Square). Read More

A Pie-Eyed Night With Peggy O’Neil

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 08, 2015

On Saturday, January 31st, (716) GAL-LERY, located inside the Hydraulic Hearth, the opening brunch of A Pie Eyed Night With Peggy O’Neil will take place! This is the newest exhibition by local artist, Mickey Harmon. Harmon will also work with Margaret Finan to write a hand-illustrated book with a foreword from historian Chris Hawley. Read More

Scrabble®Fest in Larkin Square!

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 06, 2015

Scrabble® buff? Participate in Scrabble®Fest on January 14th, 2015 from 5-7pm at The Filling Station!

Each participant plays two games. The highest scorer advances to the final tournament. This event is open to the public and onlookers are welcome!

scrabbleThe entry fee is a $15 donation to Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara. Literacy New York’s mission is to open pathways to expanded opportunities for adult learners and school children by enhancing their literacy skills and nurturing their well-being. Our vision is to be an integral partner in the revitalization of our community.

Interested in hosting a ScrabbleFest at your work or home? Contact Anna Nawojski at (716) 876-8991 to schedule your Scrabble® party!