In the video, which is part of the BNE's "A Million Reasons to Expand Your Business to Buffalo Niagara" marketing campaign, Galvstar Managing Partner Mac MacKinnon discusses many of the regional assets that were important
Over 100 veteran and first-time Tour de Cure riders gathered March 7 to officially kick-off registration, fundraising and training season for the 22nd Annual American Diabetes Association cycling event.
This year's Tour de Cure will take place June 8, 2013 with more than 1,000 riders of all abilities expected to participate. In 2012, 970 riders raised $370,271. The fund-raising goal for this year's Tour is $394,000 and 1,100 riders.
"Every year we get one step closer to finding a cure for diabetes and we couldn't do it without all of our dedicated riders, many of which
The deadline for block clubs and other organizations to order trees for the spring planting has been set for this Friday, March 8.
Any organization that has an interest in reforesting the public areas of Buffalo and the suburbs hit by the October 12, 2006 storm is urged to get in touch with Re-Tree WNY to place an order as soon as possible.
If the organization wishes to plant in the City of Buffalo, log onto www.re-treewny.org and access the "Calendar" section for the link to request trees.
Suburbs should contact their Re-Tree WNY
Change is on the horizon in Niagara Falls and they want your help and input for how to improve Main Street. There is a wealth of historic buildings along Main Street that are totally underutilized and could be real seeds of change for the area with the proper use and tenants.
The 2013 Main Street Symposium will take place Saturday, March 9th from 12 pm to 4 pm at the historic Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14305. It is free and open to the public and includes
The Oishei Foundation recently announced a dollar-for-dollar challenge grant to the Niagara Falls City Council to help restore funding to the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (NACC). The City Council Majority has recently eliminated $30,000 in City funding to the NACC and has verbally turned down the Oishei Foundation's offer of $15,000 if the City reinstated $15,000 in funding.
Designed by William Ittner and built in 1924, the classic revival building at Pine Avenue and Portage Road served as Niagara Falls' central high school until 2000, when it
Join the Urban Land Institute of Western New York (ULI WNY) on February 27 starting at 6 PM for an inside look at Ellicott Development Corporation's The Giacomo in downtown Niagara Falls. Ellicott Development completed the $12 million project in 2006, converting what was the formerly vacant United Office Building into the Giacomo - a luxury 38 room boutique hotel, with 24 high-end apartments on the upper floors that have complete access to the hotel's amenities.
The Sabres announced the news on Twitter.
The Sabres have made no announcement as to who the next head coach will be.
Ruff was the longest-tenured coach in the National Hockey League and the second longest-tenured coach in professional sports.
He became head coach of the Sabres in 1997.
Ruff's career record as Sabres head coach was 571-432-78 and earned 56% of possible points.
This past weekend, organizers of the Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament were forced to pull the plug on what has quickly become one of the city's quintessential wintertime events. For the second year in a row, Erie Basin Marina was more suitable for water polo than ice hockey and in the six-year history of the event, unpredictable weather has forced drastic location changes, game cancellations and poor ice conditions almost every year.
For those who haven't checked it out, the Pond Hockey
The Lackawanna Industrial Heritage Group (LIHG) has engaged the services of a team of well-respected preservation and planning professionals. The group, funded in part by a private donation, will assist in creating both feasibility and adaptive reuse studies for the 1901 Bethlehem Steel Administration Building. Declared structurally sound by an August engineering report, LIHG wants to show the public just what is possible at the site. They will announce more details today during a press conference at 12:30pm outside Lackawanna City Hall Wednesday,
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) met Thursday and for the first time released its full report on the Buffalo Billion Investment Development Plan. The plan, which serves as a roadmap for implementation and details the market analysis, stakeholder interviews and best practices that led to the the Council's six signature investable initiatives, can be found here. The move kicks off the Council's implementation of the Buffalo Billion strategic
"We're bringing back the big band era to the historic Statler," says Statler City CEO Mark D. Croce. "It promises to be a great event."
The dress-up affair begins at 6:00
Most tech conferences cost you or your boss money. Most tech conferences don't have presenters show up in full Joker-in-The Dark Knight makeup. And most tech conferences have their presentations, their social opportunities, and their attendance list plotted out months in advance.
That's not the case at BarCamp Buffalo, which is rebooting and launching today, Saturday (Feb. 2, 2013) at Medaille College. Everyone participates in some way in the presentations and learning, and everything is taught by people who attend. A BarCamp
The public is encouraged to visit the Super Poll website before (you can see the ads now on the polling site), during and after the big game and make their voice heard in the localized poll.
The following comes from Dana Saylor-Furman with the Lackawanna Industrial Heritage Group
The 1901 Beaux Arts-style Lackawanna Iron and Steel Company Administration Building (later known as the Bethlehem Steel Administration Building) is currently falling to the wrecking ball, despite the efforts of local citizens who have spoken out for its adaptive reuse. The Lackawanna Industrial Heritage Group (LIHG) has learned that Gateway Trade
"We recognized the commitment of the Isaiah 61 Project and its Project Coordinator, Jim Haid to positively impact
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