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Hometown Fever

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio

I'm back from my visit to my hometown, Buffalo, NY, and I had the best time! It started with a book talk in Batavia at the Richmond Memorial Library w...

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson flickr.com Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

10 Cities All The Cool Kids Are Traveling To

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Hello again! ...It's time to re-introduce yourself to these 10 cities that have done the impossible and transformed themselves from C-list destination...

Buffalo is Rising (Again), and Why It's Only the Start

Jenna Kavanaugh | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact
Jenna Kavanaugh

But the real question is, why? Why is it that people around the country and world are packing up their brownstones and heading to Western New York?

Pastor Spends 5 Days On Streets To Show Empathy For The Homeless Around Holidays

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Reverend Eric Johns just completed his "favorite week of the year," and it had nothing to do with stuffed turkeys or watching football. The Buffalo...

The Buffalo Blizzard That Saved My Life

Jane Wells | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Jane Wells

When I heard about the horrendous lake effect snowstorm in Buffalo this week, I immediately thought about another blizzard there -- one that not only ...

Buffalo Just Got Hit With A Wall Of Snow So Thick It Stranded Drivers In Their Cars

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

Yes, every single state in America was literally freezing this week, but no where has been hit with as much of a winter wake-up call as Buffalo, New Y...

Saving a Neighborhood With Birdhouses

Dan Szczesny | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Dan Szczesny

That house brought together my father and mother's families. As a child, my parents brought me back there so often that even now, the thought of that old house triggers in me the smell of my grandfather's old workshop or the feel of the old rusty fence that ran behind the chicken coop.

Police Responding To Hostage Situation In New York Pawnshop

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

UPDATE 1:50 p.m.: The Buffalo News reports that the suspect has committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. All three hostages appear safe and ...

Astoria Characters: The Guys With the Great Garden

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.21.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

People stop and stare and hold their babbling babies up to the wrought-iron railing. It's not every day you see a koi pond on Ditmars Boulevard. Or a garden that looks as though it outgrew Architectural Digest.

20 Surprising Reasons Buffalo Rocks

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Once the wealthiest city in the country with the most innovative architecture, whole neighborhoods and waterfronts have been revitalized, and there's a growing cultural and culinary scene that goes far beyond chicken wings.

Heart Bombs 2014: Five Events that Showed Historic Places the Love

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi Heart bombing the Sattler Theatre in Buffalo Heart bombing: an idea born of love, affection, and untold amounts of con...

Tea Party Favorite Says He'll 'Blow Up' New York Assemblyman

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

Former New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, a tea party favorite, is continuing to make himself a statewide presence, telling Th...

Couple Proves That 400-Square-Feet Isn't Claustrophobic

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

The secret is to actually add furnishings, not subtract.

Crew of the USS Monitor: Could Sailor Jacob Nicklis Be One of the Mystery Skeletons?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 02.25.2013 | Weird News
Megan Smolenyak

The USS Monitor remained at the bottom of the ocean until 10 years ago when recovery efforts succeeded in bringing the ship to the surface. Along with the vessel was a surprise -- a pair of skeletons in the turret. But which of the 16 were they?

A New Philanthropic Threshold -- The Significance of Central Park's Gift

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Charles A. Birnbaum

Philanthropy and public-private partnerships should not be faulted but encouraged, especially following Hurricane Sandy's damage to the parks when it's most needed.

Your Photos Of New York State: Cities And Towns

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate is happening tonight in Hempstead, N.Y. To mark the occasion -- and because we got so many amazing photos for our Kentu...

'My Experimental Life': An Interview with Bill Siemering (Part Two)

David Galenson | Posted 11.24.2012 | Media
David Galenson

Bill Siemering has been a key figure in the modern development of public broadcasting. This second part of the interview treats his time at NPR.

Buffalo Postal

Michael Clarke | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Michael Clarke

Using information from mail carriers, we began to identify Buffalo neighborhoods where we could do some good. It would be nice to rescue every street, but resources are scarce in this line of work.

Maria Diakos Loves Buffalo

Love Letters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

L.E.S. means something else up north.

Can a New Art Fair and a Cadre of Wealthy Boosters Transform Buffalo Into a Cultural Destination?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

"Do you know who built that building?" I was asked this question no fewer than five times during my visit to Buffalo last weekend, every time we drov...

Buffalo, New York Teachers Get Free Plastic Surgery

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.29.2012 | Education

As 3 percent of New York teachers -- which translates to more than 7,000 teachers -- fell prey to layoffs this year, around 3,400 teachers in Buffalo,...

Parents Fight Against Failing Schools Nationwide

Ben Austin | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education
Ben Austin

Across our country, parents everywhere are finding out that they have more in common with each other than they do with the defenders of the status quo.

Sabres Goaltender Out With Upper Body Injury

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.30.2011 | Sports

The Buffalo Sabres' playoff hopes may have taken a hit as their star goaltender Ryan Miller suffered an injury in last night's game against Toronto. ...

Buffalo Transit Cop Took Confiscated Items Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Ever wonder what happens to your tweezers, scissors or Swiss Army knives when they get confiscated at the airport? Well, there may be an answer, at le...