gallery by Don Nieman • April 27, 2013 @ 9:33am •
It was "garden" attire that adorned the Polo in the Country Garden Party partiers as they attended the opening of The Buffalo News and Junior League of Buffalo 2013 Decorators' Show House that is the Knox Summer Estate at the Knox Farm State Park.
The Gatsby-esque scene with big hats, big white tents, cocktails, hors d' oeuvres and the comfortable music was the perfect way to…
The Buffalo Zoo’s polar bear cub, tentatively referred to as Luna by the zoo staff, will keep her name.
The vast majority of online respondents to a zoo poll voted the cub keep her nickname. The other names on the table were Buffy, Pearl, Hope and Bumble, but 82 percent opted for Luna.
Fans of the now permanent name flocked to Facebook to express their happiness—and confusion,…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • April 26, 2013 @ 9:14am •
Like every major city in America, Buffalo has its share of thriving neighborhoods—areas with a flowering arts and entertainment scene, walkable streets, creative restaurants and safe residential spaces. Other communities lag behind—they’re tattered, littered with vacant buildings, and aren’t among the first choices for an evening stroll.
Instead of ignoring these…
Finding a hidden object is thrilling in its own right, but when that coveted prize involves $1,000 in cash, the stakes are considerably higher.
Local textbook buy-back company Bucks4Bucks, based out of 1601 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, has embarked on a marketing campaign worth $5,000 for winners and $500 for charity.
According to the organization’s Facebook page, the first chip is…
So you’ve settled into your career. You have a pretty comfortable personal life. But for some reason, you’re still looking for one more thing to fill your free time. Maybe you want to give back to the region, or maybe you’re looking to grow your professional skills. No matter what it is you’re looking for to occupy your time, Buffalo is sure to have the group right for you.…
One of Western New York’s most popular summer concert destinations has released its 2013 show schedule.
According to Artpark’s Facebook page, here are the acts coming to Lewiston this year:
Tuesdays at the Park 2013
June 4 Billy Idol**
June 11 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
June 18 REO Speedwagon
June 25 Chicago**
July 9 The Doobie Brothers**
July 16 Bad Company with Paul…
Looking to boost your organization’s social media presence and get some results? This year’s Social Media Biz Summit might be the place for you.
According to event organizers, “Social Media Biz Summit was created to provide business professionals with high-level social media strategies and tactics taught by the industry leaders to help attendees navigate and expand their…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • April 24, 2013 @ 9:26am •
It’s no secret that most Buffalonians have a trusted local news source, one they look to for community updates, breaking stories and positive developments.
Passionate arguments over which station does the best job is regular conversation at water coolers, bars and at dining room tables—often ending in mashed potatoes being flung in anger.
To settle these household quarrels, the…
Western New Yorkers can rid their medicine cabinets of unnecessary and expired drugs Saturday at drop-off spots throughout the region.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and area police departments are working together to rid households of prescription drugs and other medication-related items as part of the national take-back day.
More than 18 locations in and around…
Canadians crossing the border to enter the United States could be slapped with a new customs fee.
Canada’s Globe and Mail reported Sunday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seeks funds to study a cross-border charge for foreigners entering America from the north—or, in our case, west—and south.
The study will focus on the cost of charging those crossing the border by…