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Old Falls Street summer event lineup announced

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{video_photo_caption}Photo from Old Falls Street's official Facebook page

Free concerts, a weekly film series, food trucks and family-friendly activities can all be found on Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls this summer.

On Thursday, Old Falls Street organizers announced a list of summer…

News

Pick up your Kids Day newspaper Tuesday

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{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…

Sports

Kan Jam now glows in the dark

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Now jammers can jam day or night with the upcoming launch of Kan Jam’s new glow-in-the-dark kit.

Kan Jam, a backyard disk game invented in Western New York,…

Arts + Entertainment

MGMT recording new album near Buffalo

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American psychedelic rock band MGMT is recording a brand new album in a cabin just on the outskirts of Buffalo.

News

You’re all sick: flu is on the rise across America, Buffalo no exception

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{video_photo_caption}Cover your mouth when you cough, America!

Forty-seven of the 50 United States are reporting widespread flu activity, according to the Center for Disease Control. Wash your filthy hands for 20 seconds or more, America! You should…

News

2012 was hottest year on record for Buffalo

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / sabreguy29

Western New York saw its warmest year on record in 2012, according to the National Weather Service.

The average temperature last year was 52.1 degrees—thats 1.3 degrees higher than the second highest average annual temperature on record for the region,…

News

Chop your own Christmas tree

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / stev.ie

Celebrate the season and display your raw machismo in one swoop this December by chopping down your very own Christmas tree.

A handful of tree farms around Buffalo offer locals an opportunity to select and chop their own trees. Unlike the pop-up retail stands…

Sports

Western New York Flash part of new women’s pro league

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Establishing an enduring women’s top-tier professional soccer league in the United States is no easy task, the WUSA, WPS and WPSL-Elite have learned.

A new unnamed league is on the horizon, the president of U.S. Soccer Sunil Gulati announced in a conference…

Arts + Entertainment

University of Rochester rap - VIDEO

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It's not your typical admissions packet handed out at an open house, but it works.

University of Rochester's office of admissions teamed up with campus all-male a cappella group the Midnight Ramblers to create this informational rap video all about the…

Arts + Entertainment

Housewives of WNY - VIDEOS

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Just like the "Real Housewives" on television, Western New York has its own groups of well-to-do socialite ladies -- but you won't find them sitting back, sipping mimosas all day. These women are busy moms, business owners, philanthropists and Buffalo boosters.

Arts + Entertainment

Travel Channel International zooms in on upstate New York

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{video_photo_caption}Photo from Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp's Twitter feed.

Update: Our friend Karen over at Visit Buffalo Niagara confirmed via Twitter the Buffalo locations visited by the Travel Chanel crew: Anchor Bar, Pierce Arrow Museum, Colored Musicians, The Place and Vera Pizzeria.

Grub + Pub

Break bread with bakers

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of the Fancy and Delicious blog.

Fancy and Delicious Bakery, Buffalo’s homegrown community bakery and bread-share project, will launch its spring baking season with a party…

Grub + Pub

We go together like ice cream and doughnuts

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{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / jefflen

Tim Hortons - Coldstone Creamery shops want to sweeten your Valentine’s Day date with some free ice cream.

From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday (Valentine’s Day), Timmies-Coldstone combo stores invite couples to indulge in two “love it”-sized ice…

Arts + Entertainment

From hip-hop to the heartland: local filmmaker unveils latest experiment

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A lot of us are from the rural parts of Western New York.  Even people from the bigger suburbs—Orchard Park, Amherst, the Tonawadas—really aren’t that far from the countryside.  Hiking, camping and close proximity to a variety of wildlife…

Neighborhood

Craigslist Gold: emergency love

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For the past few months, Buffalo.com’s homegirl @BuffaloRach has been tweeting us her favorite Craigslist finds. While Buffalo’s no New York City in terms of Internet weirdos looking for love, we have our…

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