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Pick up your Kids Day newspaper Tuesday

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Kids Day, presented by The Buffalo News and Tops Friendly Markets

When you see people waving newspapers enthusiastically at major intersections around Buffalo on Tuesday, don’t lock your doors. Roll down your windows.

Those early-morning paper-hawkers are actually Kids Day volunteers selling a special edition of The…

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Taste of Buffalo accepting applications from eateries

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS

The annual Taste of Buffalo food festival is looking for restaurants, food trucks and wineries to submit applications for the two-day food frenzy in downtown Buffalo.

Organizers for the July 13 and 14 event are on the hunt…


Katie McKenna wins 2012 Athena Young Professional Leadership Award

blog by Sarah Burke  • 

{video_photo_caption}Katie McKenna of Tops Friendly Markets is the winner of the 23rd annual Athena Young Professional Leadership award

Last week, we introduced you to the eight nominees for the 2012 Athena Young Professional Leadership Award. On Friday, the Buffalo Niagara…


Athena YPLA nominees: Andrea Todaro and Katie McKenna

blog by Sarah Burke  • 

{video_photo_caption}Andrea Todaro (left) and Katie McKenna are two of WNY's top young female professionals.

Welcome to the final installment of Buffalo.com’s 2012 Athena Young Professional Leadership Awards nominee series. Today, we’ll feature Andrea Todaro of


The 32nd annual Corporate Challenge - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Third largest crowd ever runs in 32nd Buffalo Corporate Challenge

Beautiful Buffalo weather greeted the 12,667 runners and walkers participating in the 32nd JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate Challenge in Delaware Park with the American Red Cross disaster relief benefiting from the event's entry fee. This year was the third largest crowd…


Corporate Challenge to swarm north Buffalo Thursday

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 


Well over 13,000 runners will barrel through north Buffalo on Thursday evening as part of the 32nd Corporate Challenge, Western New York’s biggest road race that’s open to full-time members of the local workforce.

Setting off at 6:45 p.m. Thursday,…

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Wegmans has beef with ‘pink slime’

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / aMichiganMom

“Pink slime” is a concern for shoppers who don’t want the ammonia-treated meat trimmings on their dinner plates, and Wegmans is responding to that concern.

Wegmans will halt the sale of meats featuring pink slime, listed on food labels as…


Run fast, cure disease

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo of logo from Tops 5k

$650 million is a staggering number.  It’s not, fortunately, the sum of Ralph Wilson’s personal profits from the Buffalo Bills—it’s the annual proceeds from cancer-charity running programs in the United States.  There are definitely currents…


Charity on the go

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{video_photo_caption}Photo of 2012 Ford Focus from Flickr.com's creative commons user msvg.

Tops Friendly Markets is making the most of its middle name.  The grocery retailer, as part of its national Car-A-Day promotion, will reward one Western New York charity with a new car. …