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By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, April 17, 2015

Be thankful -- this weekend in Western New York is less about finding something to do and more about choosing between several worthy events. Love music? Pick between the Tragically Hip, blossoming... Read More

By Toni Ruberto » Thursday, April 9, 2015

There are actors. There are actor-directors and actor-writers. And then there is actor-architect-designer-juggler James Wilder. The multitalented artist has designed clothing and jewelry; turned... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, April 3, 2015

Whenever Dyngus Day approaches -- and it arrives on Monday, legitimate extension of the weekend -- Anderson Cooper's reaction to the Polish festival in 2012 is mandatory viewing. If you're short on... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, March 25, 2015

From now until Easter, which falls this year on April 5, the Broadway Market is the place to be. But ... what if you’ve never been there? What if you don’t know where to start? Maybe... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, March 13, 2015

Almost 200 years have passed since the Irish settled in Buffalo, but the City of Light still recognizes its proud Irish heritage, particularly in the Old First Ward and throughout South... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, February 6, 2015

It's the dawn of a new era for the Queen City Roller Girls, a chance for the hard-hitting, nimble-skating athletes to welcome a bigger audience in the heart of the city. While the official... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Marty Merkley, the Chautauqua Institution’s vice president and director of programming, is retiring after 25 years on the job. Merkley, who is credited with helping Chautauqua grow and thrive... Read More

By Daniel C. Britt » Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Buffalo beauty queen who caught on to Silicon Valley’s next burgeoning trend has been retired for nearly a month now. On Jan. 1, Lia Dinunzio’s tiara turned into a pumpkin or glitter or –... Read More

By Karen Robinson » Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Bring out the party hats.The spotlight on Buffalo’s New Year’s Eve excitement will shine indoors as First Night Buffalo’s celebration marks its 26th family-friendly extravaganza,... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, November 14, 2014

"Home Alone" has no shortage of laugh-out-loud scenes, a big reason why it remains a must-watch movie for many households each holiday season. (It's also the only reason why Macaulay Culkin is part... Read More

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