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36 years after the Blizzard of ‘77 - VIDEOS

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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The Blizzard of ‘77 is legendary among Western New Yorkers, many of whom remember digging out neighbors and frantically locating loved ones stranded in roadways.

The storm started exactly 36 years ago today, and it continued burying the Buffalo-Niagara…

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Register for the Flurrious kickball tournament

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Pull together a group of your winter-loving athletic pals and register for the Flurrious kickball tournament while there are still team openings.

Just six of the 16 team…

Arts + Entertainment

Buffalo Zoo extends winter hours

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Visit the Buffalo Zoo any day of the week, even Mondays and Tuesdays when the zoo had remained closed in recent winters.

With the number of school breaks, and Monday and Tuesday holidays, zoo representatives…

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Dig out the Market, toast to the New Year

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Style

Freezing and fantastic Buffalo fashions - PHOTOS

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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We finally got snow and Buffalo bundled up in some filter-worthy outfits.

Despite cold and sloppy conditions, these Instagrammers are looking sharp in their “winter wear” as found in these photos.

Check out the winter fashions below and…

News

White Christmas report

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Forecasters are calling it: Buffalo could very well have a white Christmas.

No big news, it seems, as Buffalo is often a contender for the coveted Golden Snowball award, which is based on annual snowfall numbers. But,…

Sports

Ski in NYS for $10 on Jan. 10

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Ski on the cheap in New York state thanks to a limited-time promotion.

ISkiAndRideNY.com is selling $10 lift tickets and discounted skiing and snowboarding lessons at participating resorts, including a…

News

Upgraded snow fleet ready for winter

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More than 70 snow plows and nearly 11,000 tons of salt are at the ready for Buffalo’s first big snow of the season.

Mayor Byron Brown, Department of Public Works Commissioner Steven Stepniak, and Street Cleaning and Snow Removal Director Henry Jackson…

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Heavy snow expected this winter

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / State Library of Victoria Collections

As much as my sun-worshipping colleagues loved the warmer-than-normal conditions this past winter, I was miffed by the lack of snow. I mean, I didn’t move back to my hometown for THIS.

Lucky for snow-lovers like me, the mild winter of 2011-2012 is long…

News

Buffalo listed as a ‘strange weather city’ in 2012

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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There’s no denying that this winter was a mild one to say the least. Not being the biggest fan of snow, I couldn’t find much to complain about.

But it looks like people around the country have noticed just how nice our assumed “blizzard…

News

Outsiders’ view of Buffalo winters

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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This UB Office of University Communications video gives a little insight into what it's like for international students to experience Buffalo winter for the first time.

Having grown up in Western New York and spent the majority of my life here -- with…

Neighborhood

Snowman Sundays

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Doesn’t matter that the temperatures have been unseasonably warm in Buffalo this winter—the snow[man-building] must go on!

Every Sunday in February, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York invites families to compete in snowman-making challenges…

Neighborhood

Where were you for the Blizzard of ‘77?

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People were stranded in their cars, snowed in at home, and -- sadly -- some Western New Yorkers died during the Blizzard of '77.

The city of Buffalo suddenly became synonymous with snow, launching a million Buffalo snow jokes that continue today. Now,…

Neighborhood

The Atlantic: Buffalonians ‘freak out’ over snow

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According to The Atlantic, “People in Buffalo freak out when there are two feet” of snow on the ground.

Yeah, that’s because there are multiple feet of snow on the ground. Like, you can’t even let your Pomeranian out…

Arts + Entertainment

A winter wonderland

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For the second year in a row, The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy brings the best of winter and Buffalo together in one place for one day. This Flurrious celebration will kick off at 9 a.m. and last all…

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