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Tour de Cure - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}These riders are off on their 62.5 mile ride in the 2013 Tour de Cure.

A day full of overcast skies, cool, drizzly rain and lots of mud did not deter the hundreds of riders who rode countryside routes of 100, 62.5, 30, 18 and 6 miles through Niagara County in the fight against diabetes -- raising critical funds for diabetes research, education…

Arts + Entertainment

This Friday: a black-and-white party for the books

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{video_photo_caption}Come on in -- it's all-you-can-drink with the price of admission!

If you grew up as a book nerd, like me, then you have fond memories of spending countless hours immersed in books from your local library. One of the roof-raising moments of my youth was taking home top honors in the Dunkirk Free Library summer reading contest as…

News

Scenes from the 14th annual Light the Night Walk - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Hundreds of Western New Yorkers joined the fight against leukemia and lymphoma at Delaware Park in Buffalo.

A real-life text message from Buffalo.com promo team member Kelsey A. to me after the 14th annual Light the Night Walk at Delaware Park last night: "The event was great. We got there…

Sports

Blonds vs. Brunettes powder puff football - PHOTOS

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If you're going to fight a dreaded disease, you may as well have a little fun -- and what's more fun than watching your sisters, daughters, friends and -- gasp -- frenemies do battle on the football field? Dozens of women laced up at Sweet Home High School's Amherst…

Arts + Entertainment

Peanut Brittle Satellite headlines Kenyan fundraiser tonight at Nietzsche’s

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{video_photo_caption}Peanut Brittle Satellite headline a fundraiser tonight at Nietzsche's.

The Good Neighborhood is always up to something. In the interest of sharing their latest news about tonight’s benefit for the rural central Kenyan town of Nyahururu (and in the interest of getting…

Arts + Entertainment

Being Beastie to battle cancer, bring dope rhymes to Allentown

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{video_photo_caption}Bring your best Beastie Boys to Duke's on Sept. 7.

When Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys died in May, music fans around the world mourned. Damon Bodine—a music producer and party promoter…

Arts + Entertainment

Deco-Fest 2012 at the Central Terminal - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Swing Brother, Swing

Party goers joined together to celebrate the style of our beautiful Central Terminal landmark at the annual swing, blues, big band, & rockabilly music festival.

Arts + Entertainment

Ladies and gentlemen, start your wobbling

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{video_photo_caption}Stiletto Run: it's not about the race, it's about the party.

It’s one of the most enjoyable events of the summer—a few hundred runners shod in skyscraper stilettos taking off from Bidwell Park in the heart of Elmwood Village at the sound of the starting gun, beginning a delightfully wobbly procession south towards…

Arts + Entertainment

Buffalo Niagara 360 Summer Bash For-A-Cause

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{video_photo_caption}The Ronald McDonald House hosts Summer Bash For-A-Cause

Buffalo Niagara 360 part of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership held Summer Bash For-A-Cause at the Ronald McDonald House on West Ferry. Summer Bash For-A-Cause is one in an ongoing series of monthly Buffalo Niagara 360 events that raise charitable funds for worthy Western…

Arts + Entertainment

Buffalo Niagara 360’s Summer Bash For-A-Cause: help your career, help others, drink

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{video_photo_caption}Mix, mingle and do a little good in the world.

Everyone’s looking for a way to get ahead in their career. Sure, there are the basics—hard work, tenacity, clean shirts—but moving to the next level can be just as dependent on who you know as what you do. And there’s nothing wrong with that!…

Arts + Entertainment

AIDS Walk Buffalo at Delaware Park - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Young and old gathered to walk for the fight against HIV/AIDS

Friends and supporters came together today, on this beautiful Saturday morning to celebrate loved ones passed and raise funds and awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Arts + Entertainment

Tonight at Nietzsche’s: A Tragically Hip tribute to support Riverkeeper

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{video_photo_caption}Not The Hip, but the next best thing. Five of the next best things!

There are a few bands that almost all (rock) music fans in Western New York can agree upon, regardless of age, creed or personal taste: The Allman Brothers (there’s a reason they come here every…

Neighborhood

Buffalo State students sleep out to help homeless

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{video_photo_caption}Students gathered below Grover Cleveland Hall on Thursday to raise awareness about the plight of the homeless nationwide.

About 30 Buffalo State students experienced firsthand what it’s like to be homeless by participating in the annual campus sleepout Thursday night. The event was part of NYPIRG’s Homeless Outreach and Hunger Prevention Project.


“We have over 61…