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Embedded at the Vans Warped Tour: A view from the inside

blog by Angela Marchitte  • 

{video_photo_caption}Warped Tour: all hell breaks loose, in a good way.

Everyone is sweating profusely, and nobody cares: welcome to the Vans Warped Tour.

The annual touring caravan of music, sports and commerce rolled into the

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Warped Tour preview: Five must-see bands

blog by Angela Marchitte  • 

{video_photo_caption}Let it all go on Saturday, man.

If the concept of the Vans Warped Tour appeals to the kid inside you that wants to spend a day in the sun, soaking in music and swimming through oceans of punk-drunk people, but the

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Star Lights at the Buffalo Museum of Science - PHOTOS

gallery by Don Nieman  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Star Lights guests viewed Buffalo from the rooftop of the Buffalo Museum of Science.

It was questionable whether the clouds would stay away, but the beautiful Buffalo summer night sky held and the rooftop of the Buffalo Museum of Science -- with the assistance of the members of the Buffalo Astronomical Association and their powerful telescopes -- offered…

Sports

A spectator’s guide to the Gus Macker tournament

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Know your role, spectators.

I played in the Buffalo version of the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament for 13 years. I learned that if you lose your early-morning opening game, it seemed that many times—not…

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Living history: George Caldwell Quintet, Boyd Lee Dunlop to perform at Larkinville

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}A jazzy night is planned for Larkinville

Having no previous knowledge of either the George Caldwell Quintet or Boyd Lee Dunlop, I was a little floored when I realized what…

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Buffalo famous: Albright-Knox swings like the ‘60s with ‘POParazzi’

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}We're all famous, even if just for a little while.

Federico Fellini’s 1960 film La Dolce Vita spawned the term “paparazzi,” and not a moment too soon—the tumultuous decade to follow would begin the revolution that eventually…

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The Buffalo.com sure-fire concert guide

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

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As of today—June 14, 2013—there are officially 100 days of summer left. Exactly 100 days.

Depending on how you look at it, that’s a ton of time (fall doesn’t start until Sept. 22!) or a whirlwind that will be gone in the blink of an…

News

On your mark, get set, totter: Stiletto Run set for June 19

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Let's get ready to wobble!

An image seared into my brain: a six-foot-something, stiletto-shod man with a burly blond beard and a rugby build, sprinting as though in slow motion—every stride landing with just a microsecond of a wobble, as though he could grunt forward or tumble into the…

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2013 Komen Race for the Cure - PHOTOS

gallery by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Komen Run for the Cure took over Delaware Park on Saturday.

The annual Komen Race for the Cure in Buffalo's Delaware Park is part of the largest 5K running series in the world. If the crowds that came out to the park on a June morning that was unseasonally cool and damp were any indication of the spirit behind the other races…

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The 36th annual Buffalo Greek Fest - PHOTOS

gallery by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}What rain? Good times at the Greek Fest.

For the 36th consecutive year, the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation celebrated Buffalo Greek Fest at the corner of Utica Street and Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. We swung by on Saturday night and were caught in a deluge that swamped the city -- but did not…

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Scranton rocks: The Menzingers to play Buffalo Tuesday night

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Menzingers, live and in concert.

Maybe it’s the annual timing of the Vans Warped Tour, or the fact that the melodic punk revolution exploded when I was in my impressionable late teens, or some other silly coincidences that burned the music into my brain, but I have long associated the late…

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Don’t go, summer: Weekend at Elmwood Festival of the Arts - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}One of Buffalo's final dalliances of 2012 with the hot, hot summer.

We at Buffalo.com have a simple credo: you do not miss opportunities to get a farmer's tan and fresh kettle korn. And by God, we lived it again this weekend in the heart of this awesome city.

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Jane’s Addiction: still crazy after all these years

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Perry Farrell: the man that time apparently forgot. And thank God for that.

So I was reading an online Jane’s Addiction bio while plotting out this article and my mind was blown by how much crazy and interesting stuff I had forgotten about the guys in this band over the years.…

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Day 4: Scenes from the Erie County Fair

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{video_photo_caption}Out at the Erie County Fair on a cool summer night.

Our promo team bundled up for the Erie County Fair yesterday -- meaning, they wore a slightly thicker t-shirt -- and kept an eye on the skies for any hint of an impending cloudburst but still managed to have a good time hanging out with all sorts of people from around…

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Day 3: Scenes from the Erie County Fair - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Hanging out at the Erie County Fair

Did you get out to the Erie County Fair on Friday? If so, you may have met Sarah B. and Sarah M., two members of Buffalo.com's promo team. Keep an eye out for these young ladies (and Dan, our promo gentleman) at events throughout Western New York -- they'll take your…

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