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BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last week, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery unveiled designs for its AK360 Expansion Project, and announced that the facility will have to shut down for two years during construction. "Trying to operate here during construction would not be very welcoming to our visitors," said Janne...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Local record shops are preparing for a busy Saturday as Record Store Day returns. What is Record Store Day? "It started 12 years ago," said Phil Machener, owner of Revolver Records. "It was right in the time where CDs were dying out and a lot of record shops were closing. They...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local organizers for the Frozen Four, as well as several government officials, gathered at the KeyBank Center on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the opportunity to host the NCAA hockey championship weekend. The stage is set! -- #FrozenFour pic.twitter.com/HDrblgt9vq —...
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BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo firefighters were kept busy in the early morning hours of Tuesday, dealing with a rash of garage fires in the Elmwood Village. Firefighters fought five different fires scattered around the neighborhood on Highland, Elmwood, Cleveland, and Penhurst. The call for the...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 12:12 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - City officials and community activists came together Monday afternoon to help spread awareness and plead for information regarding Saturday night's shooting that killed 12-year-old Bandar Elwaseem . Mayor Byron Brown and Darius Pridgen, along with members of different anti-violence...
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Downtown Buffalo. October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 04, 2019 - 6:51 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - It's becoming a fairly common occurrence, but Buffalo once again was ranked high by the online travel publication Thrillist which says the city is the 24th best weekend travel destination in the country. Here's an excerpt from their write-up: Neighborhoods to check out: Start with...
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Mike Baggerman
April 02, 2019 - 8:32 am
Buffalo Police initially reported the boy's age at four years. The boy is two and it has been reflected in our web story. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A young boy who went missing from a home on West Utica Tuesday morning was saved by an unlikely hero: an Uber driver. Buffalo Police said the Uber driver...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 01, 2019 - 11:52 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local officials are excited about the Metro Rail's future, especially after the state announced a significant investment into the system . "We got a committment to bring home $100 million for the NFTA rail capital program," said State Senator and Transportation...
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Chick-FIl-A holds grand opening on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. November 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Controversy brewing over a proposed second Chick-Fil-A in Western New York. The NFTA says it's revamping the food court at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, with Chick-Fil-A set to be the anchor attraction. The plan though, is running in to opposition. "The problem...
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Downtown Buffalo
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March 28, 2019 - 8:02 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local tourism is preparing for the NCAA Frozen Four. Local officials discussing details of the upcoming NCAA Frozen Four tournament that’s being held in Buffalo. The two semifinals games will be on Thursday, April 11, and the championship game will take place that...
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