Buffalo

New Era Field ahead of the August 2017 Guns N' Roses Concert (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Jay-Z, Beyonce, Metallica, Elton John…what do they all have in common? They’re all bringing their tour to Buffalo in 2018. But Buffalo wasn’t always a hot-bed for music. “When I first started booking (KeyBank Center) 20 years ago, it was a lot harder (to book an artist),”...
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March 12, 2018 - 7:54 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Snow will develop across Western New York through midweek and a Winter Weather Advisory is posted for ALL of WNY late Tuesday through early Thursday. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT THURSDAY ... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total...
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Irish Flag raised outside Buffalo City Hall on March 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 12, 2018 - 4:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, South District Councilman Christopher Scanlon, and members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee hoisted the Irish flag outside of City Hall. "We are a community that loves to celebrate our rich...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
March 10, 2018 - 10:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An underground explosion in an alley caused a manhole cover to be blown off on Chippewa Street on Saturday morning. The incident happened after 7 a.m. between Pearl and Franklin Streets. National Grid officials said the explosion was caused by an underground wiring issue. The...
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(WBEN) With temperatures in the mid-50s forecast for today, a Winter Storm Watch may be the last thing people around here want. "Yeah I know. I I didn't want to have to put it out there either," laughs Meteorologist David Church at the National Weather Service in Buffalo. Nonetheless, the watch...
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February 26, 2018 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "We're hear today to announce big news about a big project that will have big benefits to Buffalo and to Western New York", said Rep. Brian Higgins as he stood before the busy Peace Bridge Plaza on the United States side of the border crossing. Higgins, working with his...
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Mayor Byron Brown at Thursday's State of the City Address (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 22, 2018 - 1:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown held his 12th State of the City address on Thursday afternoon at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. “I am proud to report that the state of our city is strong,” Mayor Brown announced. Brown highlighted various programs in the City of Buffalo and...
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(WBEN) Record breaking warmth on Tuesday was recorded at the National Weather Service's Airport office, with other temperatures across the region close to-- and even reaching - 70 degrees in some spots "The warmest temperatures occurred during the evening. We made it to 67 degrees , breaking the...
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WBEN Listener Photo/Laura Shelberg
Inbound lane closures lingered long this morning on Route 33 at Pine Ridge, after a car collided with a light pole, knocking it down into the roadway. The outbound lanes were also closed and sent backups up beyond the Harlem Road Exit. Delays rippled trough the system. 33 east (outbound) closed...
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Potholes on Lakeview Road in Hamburg (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A dry week is giving public works departments an opportunity to fix the various potholes around the region. The City of Buffalo spent most of Tuesday repairing the potholes on Delaware Avenue, one of the main roads in the city. "Niagara Street has been one that we need to...
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