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Vault Coca-Cola Field to top minor league ballpark in USA Today poll

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When it comes to judging the Buffalo Bisons’ Coca-Cola Field against other minor league ballparks, we’re admittedly a little biased.

How can you go wrong with those French fries in a cup, the biggest video scoreboard in the minors, locally-brewed…

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Fall from grace: Former Bills stalwart Peters arrested again

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In many cases, it’s fair to say that once a player leaves the Buffalo Bills, the trajectory of his career will get brighter, not darker. Look at the Saints’ Jabari Greer, a Super Bowl winner in 2010, or the Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch, who’s…

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Highway robbery: Buffalo’s taxi fares

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Unlike lots of major metropolitan regions, it’s pretty hard to catch a cab in Buffalo. But like their big-city counterparts, Buffalo cab drivers charge an arm and a leg to get riders from one place to another.

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National Buffalo Garden Festival named top event by USA Today

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We may be known for snow, but our spring and summer might be Buffalo’s next claim to fame.

In a story published by USA Today, the

Grub + Pub

Warren Buffett: Ketchup connoisseur

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Honestly, who doesn’t want fries with that?

In a press release from Heinz today, it was announced that the ketchup company will be acquired by an investment consortium…

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Buffalo literacy up from 2011

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Coming in at number 29, Buffalo has made the list for the “most literate cities” in the United States for 2012.

In a study…

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UB makes list of ‘Best Value Colleges for 2013’

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The Princeton Review named University at Buffalo one of the ‘Best Value Colleges for 2013’ based on excellence in academics, financial aid and tuition costs.

The Western New York SUNY school is one of 75 public colleges and universities on the…

Arts + Entertainment

Buffalo native appears in popular Super Bowl ad

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The woman who stole the show in Tide’s comical “Miracle Stain” commercial is a Buffalo native, even though her character roots for the Ravens.

Carmen Ruby Floyd, an actress who’s…

Grub + Pub

If McDonald’s had wings

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As Buffalonians, we hold our beloved chicken wings close to our hearts. The saucy poultry parts are central to our city’s identity, a symbol of spicy toughness and tailgating gluttony. We take them seriously—we have a late-summer…

Sports

‘Playoffs? [USA Today says] Playoffs?’

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The USA Today still considers the Buffalo Bills an NFL playoff team.

When handing out their mid-season grades, the site’s staff hands the Bills a “C,”…

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Heavy snow expected this winter

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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…

Arts + Entertainment

The Anchor Bar makes USA Today’s list of best places for wings

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How nice of USA Today to compile a list of the “10…