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We Knew It, Horatio, An Office of Infinite Jest

This week, we’re saying goodbye to a dear friend and mediocre workspace. We’re saying goodbye to Lake Street, goodbye to the Village of Hamburg, goodbye to the vague, lingering smell of hamster food despite the lack of hamsters present in our office for at least the past eight years. We’re wiping a single tear from [ view the rest ]

Trashed: A Buffalo News Review

If you’ve been following along with the real-time investigative reporting on the disappearance of our trash cans, you may be shocked to notice that this story has gone entirely unnoticed (or ignored) by the media. You and I know, as believers that the truth is out there, that there’s a reason for this. It’s easier [ view the rest ]

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1972 Called: Spotlight on CCSE

How many times a day do you scroll through Facebook and past countless ads that you either ignore or wonder why you’re seeing? As we’ve grown more accustomed to seeing ads in every corner of every website we visit, we’ve gotten better at filtering out the ones that don’t immediately grab our attention or pique [ view the rest ]

The TQS September Issue

Recently, we reviewed our online presence to see if there was something missing from our contributions to the internet. Obviously, this blog is rich with shrewd tidbits and thought-provoking musings on a myriad of relevant topics, but we couldn’t help wondering where else our signature blend of wit and insight might apply. And then it [ view the rest ]

Trashed: A Fair to Remember

After a brief hiatus, we’ve returned for Part 3 of Trashed. I hope you weren’t holding your breath. I know it seems like I don’t have work to do or a life to live outside of this investigation and it’s true, I don’t. I went to New York City over the weekend and spent the [ view the rest ]

Seven Great Places to Have a Nervous Breakdown in Western New York

Western New York is perhaps one of the best-kept and often-overlooked secrets of the Northeast. It’s abundant with beautiful vistas and natural wonders, rich with history and local culture, and home to lots of friendly people who love to talk about how great it is. That’s probably why People named Buffalo one of the top [ view the rest ]

Trashed: A Hostage Situation

If you’re just joining us now, you may want to pause here and digest the contents of Trashed: A Theft on Lake Street, the first post in our ongoing investigation into the whereabouts of our trash cans. To recap—our trash cans are missing, trash is piling up, and our primary suspect happens to be our [ view the rest ]

150 Forward: Spotlight on the Chautauqua Institution

Some of our favorite projects are ones we get to build from the ground up—websites, campaigns, you name it. Being a part of the creative process that helps bring big ideas to life is basically why we’re in this business, which is why we’re proud and excited to highlight the work we’ve recently completed for [ view the rest ]

Trashed: A Theft on Lake Street

The Quilted Squirrel is located on Lake Street in Hamburg, NY at the intersection of Highland Ave in a rather unassuming building housing several other local businesses. Though Lake Street is a thoroughfare, the streets adjacent to it are quiet and residential—home to families, retirees, playgrounds and parks. In the summer, the lawns are manicured [ view the rest ]

The Quilted Squirrel: Purveyors of Fine Quality Astrology

Over the past couple of days, our server has been up and down more times than a faulty hot air balloon. Though the IT department is on top of it, we’ve been left with periodic chunks of downtime. After spending the first few interruptions contemplating our existence, we’ve turned to a more productive pastime: astrology. [ view the rest ]

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