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Astoria Characters: The Guys With the Great Garden

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.22.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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
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...

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...

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,...

Bullied Teen's Death Was Not A Crime, Police Say

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

AMHERST, N.Y. — Police investigating the suicide of a bullied gay teenager said Tuesday that offensive comments he endured online and at school ...

Jamey Rodemeyer's Suicide Sheds Spotlight, Caution For Teens

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting ...

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.

NY-Born Twin Friars Die On Same Day At Age 92

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.03.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Identical twins Julian and Adrian Riester were born seconds apart 92 years ago. They died hours apart this week. The Buffalo-bor...

Man Sentenced For Raping, Torturing Disabled Sister

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York man was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years to life in prison for raping, scalding and torturing his disabled half-sister before...

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...

PHOTOS: Russia Stuns Canada To Win World Juniors Gold

The Huffington Post/AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Wow, Russia. Woe, Canada Artemi Panarin scored twice and Russia overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period to stun Canad...