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American Trailblazer

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

You know those “doodles” that occasionally appear on Google’s homepage to celebrate a person or event? Well there have been 763 folks commemorated in this way since Claude Monet first appeared there in the fall of 2001.

I’ve got a heck of a suggestion for the next.

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Podcasts for Your Brain

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Whether it’s speakers, headphones or earbuds, we all find ways to score that much-needed soundwave fix. But as much as I love music, sometimes you just want to mix things up. Thank goodness for podcasts.

Lately, I’ve been looking beyond the scores of purely-entertainment options and seeking out those that provide a little more to chew on. So let’s check out some podcasts that’ll make that light bulb above your noggin shine a little brighter.

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Refreshing Summer Brews

By Joe Carrel and Jordyn Celaya, Buffalo Exchange HQ (with photos by Dane Velazquez)

Everyone likes to get an early jump on summer, and breweries are no different. Since most of the summer beers are now available, I thought it’d be fun to create a twelve-pack of seasonally appropriate brews and conduct a little taste test. So I recruited resident beer connoisseur (and Buffalo Accounting Clerk) Jordyn Celeya and we gave it a go. Read on for our reviews and award winners in this tasty challenge!

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Warehouse Playlist

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Meet our Shipping and Receiving department. This hardworking crew has the daunting task of putting together new clothing & accessories, customized for each of our four dozen stores around the country, at a clip of 85,000 pieces a month. How do they keep up the breakneck pace? With a steady stream of tasty tunes, of course! Check out this eclectic sampling of the music that keeps our warehouse groovin’ and Buffalo movin’…

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Easy Treats for Spring

By Jamie LeReshe, Buffalo Exchange Seattle (Ballard), and Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

I’m not much of a baker. Scratch that, I do not bake at all. So, when chatting with baking addict (and Seattle Buffalo employee) Jamie LeReshe, I posed a challenge to her: give me some tasty recipes for spring that even I can make. Faster than you can break out the measuring cups, she came through with a trio of delectable offerings…

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Junebugs & Georgia Peaches

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

We here at Buffalo first learned of vintage mavens “Modern June Cleaver” and “Amelia Jetson” from their endlessly stylish Instagram accounts, and have since become huge fans of their dynamic duo blog Junebugs and Georgia Peaches. They were kind enough to contribute an article on how to “Up Your Vintage Game” to our Spring/Summer Zine, which hits stores nationwide this week. Come take a look at some of their always-on-point retro-modern looks…

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Oscar Party

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

The Academy Awards resemble those iconic masks of drama – both comedy and tragedy. Sporadic bursts of entertainment make up the comedy, while the tragedy is its daunting length. So, how do we right this Titanic-sized ship? Make a game out of it, of course! Picking the Oscar winners (even if you missed a chunk of the films) is always a fun way to enhance the evening – whether you’re at a party with friends or at home curled up on the couch. So read on as I break down the categories in this ultimate Oscar night cheat sheet.

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Buffalo Exchange HQ Tour

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

You might assume that a company with 48 (soon to be 50) retail locations nationwide would be headquartered in a glossy corporate high-rise. Not Buffalo Exchange. Heck, you could easily walk right past our headquarters without even noticing it. That’s because no one expects a company this large to be housed in, well, a house. Actually, seven of ‘em. Come see the neighborhood that makes up Buffalo Exchange HQ.

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Fun 2016 Events

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Coachella. SXSW. Burning Man. If you’re looking to spend a vacation floating amongst a sea of humanity, there are plenty of choices. If, however, you’d prefer to explore some events with more manageable crowds and all the quirky fun, have I got some suggestions for you!

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Holiday Movie Mania

By Joe Carrel, Buffalo Exchange HQ

One weekend. 20 movies. A stocking full of cocoa. And I lived to tell the tale. Read on as I rank the films that got me into the holiday spirit.

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