Buffalo

WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 29, 2017 - 8:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - How is Buffalo handling Canalside's growth? The influx of visitors to the inner harbor spiked in the two years. Last summer, approximately 1.5 million people flocked to the revitalized area. That's 500,000 more than in 2015. The popular area continues to evolve as...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 29, 2017 - 1:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Explore & More Children's Museum held its groundbreaking ceremony for its new Canalside location on Wednesday morning. "(This day) is so big because it's real," Douglas Love, CEO of Explore & More told WBEN. "Once you put a shovel in the ground it feels like there's...
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Proposed Washington Street Amtrak Station
Photos from The Campaign For Greater Buffalo
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Another option has emerged in the debate over a new Train Station in Buffalo. Tim Tielman, Executive Director of The Campaign for Greater Buffalo History, Architecture & Culture is pushing a site on Washington Street. "It utilizes exactly the same platforms and tracks as...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 29, 2017 - 4:00 am
Architect's rendering courtesy of Explore & More BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Groundbreaking for the Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside begins on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place near the intersection of Marine Drive and Lloyd at Canalside. "We're going to have some...
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Marijuana
Richard Root
March 28, 2017 - 6:25 am
One of many platforms for Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party in Canada during their campaign for the 2015 elections was to legalize and regulate marijuana. It was one of the planks cited for Trudeau getting the vote of many young Canadian voters. A little over a year later and Canadian news is...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 27, 2017 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A group of Western New York architects wrote a letter to the Buffalo Train Station Site selection Committee on Monday supporting the return of the Central Rail Terminal as part of Buffalo's ongoing efforts to bring a new train station to the area. The letter - which you can...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2017 - 7:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Bisons are holding tryouts at Coca-Cola Field today from 9:00 a.m. to noon. However, don't expect to run the bases or hit fastballs towards the I-190. Instead, warm up the vocal cords to sing the national anthem. Bisons Director of Media Relations Brad Bisbing...
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Mike Baggerman
March 25, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Edward A. Rath County Office Building continues to scratch an issue that is bugging the entire building. A memo sent to all county employees on Friday informed workers that the county wanted to ensure a pest-free workplace for both employees and visitors. Sources from...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 24, 2017 - 6:09 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced a new local law on Friday in response to last year’s death of 82 year old Ruth Murray. Murray, an Alzheimers patient at Emerald South Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Buffalo, was killed by an individual suffering from...
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Casinos
March 23, 2017 - 3:27 am
Buffalo (WBEN) - The Seneca Nation says it has one more payment for New York State and after that, their obligation is finished. The compact the Seneca Nation entered into with the state back in 2002 required revenue sharing for 14 years. The Seneca's have paid the state over $1.4 billion since the...
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