Canalside

Tom Puckett
July 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As folks get set for the 4th of July holiday, police have some advice for those heading to Canalside. If your plans called to see the fireworks from the Outer Harbor, you're out of luck. "This year, the fireworks display will be launched from a barge in the Buffalo River. As a...
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Matt Moran
July 03, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -Canalside honored its 10th anniversary Monday. A lot of new development has been brought to the area and according to local leaders that's not going to slow down anytime soon. $80 Million is promised by the New york Power a+Authority for new investments. Congressman Brian...
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Matt Moran
July 02, 2018 - 2:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. - On July 2, 2008 a wedding of waters was celebrated to bring the waterfront together. Monday that ceremony that involves pouring Lake Erie and Buffalo River water into the Commercial Slip to symbolize the “marriage” of the water bodies and the success of the entire waterfront was...
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Matt Moran
June 22, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Russell Salvatore has been running a Fourth of July fireworks show at canalside the last few years. He says it's been great show but after seeing a video of a show in New York City where it was done on the water, he wanted to bring that style to Buffalo. In previous years the...
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Canalside Concert Stage June 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 07, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Upwards of 7,000 people are expected to attend Thursday night's Method Man and Redman show at Canalside, the first installment of the 2018 summer concert series at Buffalo's waterfront. "We're ready to go," Canalside General Manager Matt LaSota told WBEN. "Especially because...
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Canalside's North Aud Block "Pit" May 24, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside Buffalo is one of the most popular attractions in the area. However, the North Aud Block site remains one of its biggest headaches. The pit, which sits just north of the under-construction Explore & More Children's Museum, still has no features despite calls for...
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Canalside Welcome Sign. May 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 24, 2018 - 2:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside officials announced a new lineup of activities for 2018 on Thursday. Fitness classes operated by Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY will feature zumba dance classes for people of all ages. They are also renting out blue bikes and even a six-person bike. "You can even...
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Tom Puckett
May 15, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Tom Dee, the president of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, will retire on June 29th after nine years at the helm. “My time spent at ECHDC has been the most challenging and most rewarding period of my life,” said Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation President...
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Canalside Welcome Sign. May 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Now that the cold temperatures are gone, Canalside Buffalo is preparing to move ahead at full speed with its summer planning. Thursday will be the announcement of the Canalside Live series which starts on June 7. “It will be a ten-week series,” Canalside General Manager Matt...
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Matt Moran
May 03, 2018 - 4:09 pm
It's been almost 10 years since the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation started to receive funds from the state power authority. Now at almost the halfway point of the 20 year agreement. Congressman Brian Higgins says the progress of the city's waterfront is evident. "Since we helped secure a...
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