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Black History Month at the CAM

This Black History Month, witness a remarkable chapter in American art history at the “The Highwaymen: Black Artists of the Florida Coast” exhibition, open through…

Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival

One of the most scenic walks of the season – make your way through the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park.  Many events are taking place…

Path Through History Weekends

The I LOVE NY Path Through History Program showcases the historical and cultural significance of sites and attractions across the state. Held annually to promote…

The Niceties

The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess, begins when Zoe, a black student at a liberal arts college, is called into her white professor’s office to discuss…

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African American Heritage

African American Heritage Where To Explore African American Heritage in Buffalo From the Michigan Street Baptist Church, a stop along the Underground Railroad, to legendary jazz history…

Blackthorn

South Buffalo Wings The Gaelic sign greeting customers walking into the Blackthorn Restaurant & Pub says it all – “Cead Mile Failte” or “a hundred…

Buffalo: A City Transformed

Buffalo, New York A City Transformed The reopening of the Buffalo AKG Art Museum (formerly the Albright-Knox Art Gallery) represents the culmination of years of…

History

Buffalo History Uncover the History of Buffalo, NY Buffalo’s history is surprising and rich, replete with countless historic sites and museum-worthy stories. Battles were waged…

Juneteenth in Buffalo, NY

Juneteenth What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth of Buffalo may be one of Buffalo’s longest running and best attended summer festivals, but its name and historic origins…

More Buzz About Buffalo

“Pedal the Canalside ice rink on an ice bike with one wheel and one blade. It’s all part of a waterfront revitalization in this upstate…

The ReBirth of Buffalo

The Rebirth of Buffalo by Ed Healy by Ed Healy   It was a warm summer evening as more than 500 bicyclists gathered in the…

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Buffalo Wing Trail

Introducing America’s Tastiest Drive™ “Buffalo-style.” The flavor gracing the menus of nearly every pub in North America takes on a whole new meaning in the…

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4 Stops for an Amherst Street Bar Crawl

You probably know all about Buffalo’s most popular destinations for knocking back cocktails.  There’s Chippewa – the original entertainment district – if you’re looking for…

A New Vision for Michigan Street

Terry Alford is the new Executive Director of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission. His previous experience includes positions with Roswell Park’s Office…

A Story of St. Patrick’s Day in Buffalo

For everyday passersby, the corner of Hamburg Street and South Park Avenue in Buffalo’s historic Old First Ward neighborhood doesn’t appear that significant. It’s a…

A Trip to Irish South Buffalo

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, it’s only right to give a proper nod to Buffalo’s Irish community built over the last two centuries.…

Buffalo is for Book Lovers

Anyone who has ever attended a packed reading at the incomparable Babel author series at Kleinhans Music Hall or Just Buffalo Literary Center’s reading series…

How Buffalo’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Some well-known Buffalo neighborhood names are self-explanatory—we’re looking at you, Downtown Buffalo and the West Side. Others made us scratch our heads and go “wha’?”…

Our Favorite City Walks: Allentown

The Allentown Amble will take you from the corner of Delaware Avenue and Chippewa Street in downtown Buffalo into the heart of one of the…

Our Favorite City Walks: Downtown Buffalo

Downtown Buffalo is packed with great architecture, interesting streetscapes and beautiful urban vistas (Court Street, anyone?), making it one of the most compelling places for…

Sloan’s Antiques’ Creative Chaos

Rare curios, vintage housewares, and framed Victorian paintings, and thousands of other dazzling items in a jumble, are inside the door of Sloan’s Antiques in…

The Best Day Trips from Buffalo, NY

When looking for fun weekend or day trip ideas, look no further than these places around Buffalo, NY. Located in the heart of Western New…

Why I Love East Buffalo

The sun rises on East Buffalo – a community with a renewed sense of hope and purpose. At 17 square miles, it is the city’s…

Why I Love Elmwood Village

I like to pretend the poet e.e. cummings may have been inspired by Buffalo’s own Elmwood Village when he wrote of “the leaping greenly spirits…

Why I Love the Ward

When I first moved to the Ward – or Buffalo’s Old First Ward neighborhood in common parlance – I would explain to friends, family, and…

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Boutique Tours

Buffalo’s indie scene breaks the mold. Our city has such a wonderful renegade fashion spirit unlike anyplace else. We basically created DIY before it was…

Live Music

What is the sound of Buffalo? Is it is the anthemic rock guitar solos that echo from car stereos and keg parties? Is it the…

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Alden Historical Society

The Alden Historical Society was formed in 1965 by a group of citizens interested in preserving, presenting and promoting the history of the Town of…

Buffalo Black Achievers Museum

Buffalo’s rise, decline and resurgence has been influenced for generations by the contributions of African Americans. From the city’s trading-post origins through its time as…

Burning Buffalo Bar & Grill

Our inspiration began with our name. The Burning Buffalo. Shortly after midnight on December 30, 1813, British troops crossed the Niagara River and sacked the…

Hatchets & Hops – Black Rock

Hatchets & Hops is a recreational sporting venue unique to the region – Buffalo’s first axe throwing club. Come here with your friends, colleagues, teammates,…

Queen City Gallery

Queen City Gallery features many framed photographs of Buffalo’s rich architectural history. Images of City Hall and The Prudential Building are side by side with…

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In designing his mural for 1188 Hertel Avenue, São Paulo-based artist Kobra immersed himself in Western New York’s history. During his research, he found himself…