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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?

Ice Bikes Become Hot New Skating Gadget In Buffalo

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 05.08.2015 | Green

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If it were possible for anything to be hot in Buffalo this winter, it was the newfangled "ice bikes" that debuted at an outdoor...

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 ...

REPORT: Buffalo Sabres Owners Bid NFL-Record $1.4 Billion For Buffalo Bills

AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the sale process has confirmed to The Associated Press ...

Wings Trump All In This Upstate New York Town

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Credit for the classic Buffalo wing goes to Teressa Bellissimo, who developed the dish in the kitchen of the Anchor Bar in 1964...

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.

640 Marijuana Lollipops In New York Drug Raid

AP | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Just in time for Halloween, New York police say a drug raid in Buffalo turned up 640 marijuana lollipops that had been obtained in Ca...

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.

Keeping The Bills In Buffalo

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the appointment of a sports expert to advise the state in its efforts to secure th...

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

"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...

Doctor Wanted For Ex-Girlfriend's Murder Seemed 'Sick' To Neighbors

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Neighbors say surgeon Timothy Jorden was meticulous about his work, his appearance and even the landscaping at his home. So they s...

Police Hunt Trauma Surgeon After Fatal Shooting

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.14.2012 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Surgeon Timothy Jorden saved the lives of patients with gunshot wounds, lived in a big home by Lake Erie and owned four vehicles...