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By Ben Tsujimoto » Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Totes McGoats, the furry face (chin) of the City of Niagara Falls' initiative to promote recycling, has been featured in an instructional video -- and, sadly, this is the last you'll see of the viral sensation. The Solid Waste Education and Enforcement Team, shortened to SWEET, unveiled the 13-minute video on Tuesday... Read More

By Thomas Prohaska » Monday, February 8, 2016

Nick D’Angelo, a Lockport tattoo artist, will be featured in Tuesday night’s final episode of the current season of “Ink Master,” a competition show for tattoo artists on Spike TV network. D’Angelo, 26, is one of the four contestants shooting for a $10,000 first prize in the episode that is scheduled to air at... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Saturday, February 6, 2016

For many Buffalo transplants, there's no duplicating the Queen City's wings and fingers anywhere else in the world. Chris Rizzo and his wife Jessica moved from Western New York to Denver, Colo., nearly two years ago, and found that the Rocky Mountain wings were decidedly "subpar" by their standards. The fix? Start a... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, February 5, 2016

Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rob Ray knows his way around a hot dog. During Wednesday night's MSG broadcast of the Sabres-Canadiens game [full coverage of that here], hosts Brian Duff and Brad May were in discussion with Rob Ray and Dan Dunleavy, and a quick switch of the camera captured Ray gobbling down a hot dog. (A... Read More

By Bruce Andriatch » Tuesday, February 2, 2016

When The People v. O.J. Simpson starts its 10-week run at 10 p.m. Tuesday on FX, the country will be taken back to a week in 1994 that many will never forget. On June 12 of that year, Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and an acquaintance of hers, Ronald Goldman, were killed in Los Angeles. The bodies were found in... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Esteemed business media company Forbes has published a list of "2016's 10 Happiest Cities to Work," and Buffalo squeaked onto the list. Listed at No. 10 with the lowest average salary ($48,457), Buffalo stuck out in this study originally conducted by CareerBliss, a job-focused site that collects user-submitted data from... Read More

By Bruce Andriatch » Wednesday, January 27, 2016

All week we have been hearing about how Niagara Falls could go dry for the first time since 1969. The attention that story has gotten made us wonder if it was as fascinating to people in 1969 as it is today. But a look back at everything that happened that year makes us wonder if by the end of the year, anyone... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 22, 2016

Entertainment website UpRoxx took advantage of concurrent sporting events slated for Jan. 24 -- WWE's Royal Rumble and the NFL's conference championship games -- by combining the two in an amusing series of logos. What burly wrestling phenom were the Bills attached to? Was it Roman Reigns, John Cena or Blue... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 15, 2016

The final product of Katie Couric's visit to Buffalo has been unveiled. Part of the Yahoo! series "Cities Rising: Rebuilding America," "Buffalo's big comeback" is an 11-minute clip that highlights prominent examples of Buffalo's recovery from Rust Belt decline, like Canalside, Larkinville, the West Side Bazaar, 43... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Friday, January 15, 2016

Maybe you've seen the photo of the car under the other car. Maybe you're wondering "How does that happen?" Wonder no more. Around 11 a.m. on Friday morning, my wife Christina parked her silver Volkswagen Golf outside North Buffalo Dental Group on Hertel Avenue for her bi-annual teeth cleaning. Thirty minutes later -... Read More

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