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By Nick Veronica » Friday, July 29, 2016

NHL Network took a look at recent Edmonton Oilers goaltenders this week and ... hey, what's Nicolas Deslauriers doing in there? The Sabres forward was accidentally placed in the graphic and credited with winning 16 games in net. Teammate Zemgus Girgensons had some fun with the mix-up on Twitter. NHL Network was... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Friday, July 29, 2016

Buffalonians know the city is making a comeback. But still, there's nothing quite like hearing it from someone else. The New York Daily News this week became the latest outlet to sing Buffalo's praises, publishing a travel story titled, "Once-dicey Buffalo, New York is on the cusp of something big, from its booming... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Friday, July 29, 2016

After Hillary Clinton became the first woman to earn the presidential nomination of a major political party Tuesday night, a large thank-you note was placed at the Rochester grave of famed social reformer and women's suffragist Susan B. Anthony. "Dear Susan B.," Rochester mayor Lovely Warren wrote. "We thought you... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Thursday, July 28, 2016

Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? The ALS Association says donations from the viral video series have led to a “significant gene discovery” that can help scientists fight the disease. Researchers working on the global gene sequencing effort were able to identify a new gene associated with ALS, which gives... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Not thrilled with the prospect of chosing between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for president this year? Perhaps we could interest you in Grover Cleveland, the former Buffalo mayor and U.S. president who served two terms in the White House in the late-19th century. Despite being dead for a solid 108 years,... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Monday, July 25, 2016

The thunderstorms that rolled through Western New York on Monday won't cure our drought conditions, but at this point we'll take any rainfall we can get. It's been almost three months since Buffalo's last "soaking" rain – an unofficial but important measure of rainfall over an extended period of time that soaks... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Monday, July 25, 2016

Jim Breuer likes us. He really likes us. The comedian and star of the cult comedy “Half Baked” was just in town headlining a weekend of shows at Helium. Before he performed his final two shows Saturday, he stopped by Spot Coffee in the morning and decided to record a Facebook video testimonial about his time in... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Thursday, July 21, 2016

Does Buffalo have the best weather in America? Lol, of course not. Trending Buffalo did a satire piece this week saying Buffalo had passed San Diego to earn the top spot on a list of cities with the best weather in the country. It was funny! I enjoyed it thoroughly. But it was a joke. Anyway, that didn't stop... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Saturday, July 16, 2016

Civic pride is a natural byproduct of Buffalo's comeback, and July 16 -- or 7/16 and #716Day -- is a perfect time to reflect on what Buffalonians and expats love about their city. Instagram and Twitter were two platforms for Buffalo residents to share their sentiments, so we combed through the feeds and dug out our... Read More

By Nick Veronica » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Pokemon Go craze is a marketing dream. Since the app forces users to visit real-world locations, it offers local businesses a massive (an inexpensive) opportunity to gain favor with customers and give them another reason to stop by. Picasso's Pizzeria on Broadway, for example, has reached out to Pokemon Go... Read More

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