Canalside

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Richard Root
November 01, 2017 - 2:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - On Monday, it was reported Sam Hoyt will leave his position with Empire State Development. A reason for his departure wasn't given, until Tuesday when several media reported Hoyt is being investigated for alleged sexual harassment. It is being reported that Hoyt reached a...
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Sam Hoyt
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Richard Root
October 31, 2017 - 3:43 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Sam Hoyt, a fixture in local politics and government, is leaving, or has already left, public life. Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky issued a statement that implies Hoyt has left the ESD. You can read the statement below. As of yesterday,...
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(WBEN) The new USS Little Rock will arrive in Buffalo on December 8 and kick off a week of events leading up to a commissioning on Dec. 16 in Buffalo's Canalside. "The best way to think of it is like a mini 'Fleet Week'," Maurice L. Naylon III, chairman of the Commissioning Committee tells WBEN. "...
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Mike Baggerman
September 19, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside's once hopping-pace has slowed down in recent weeks because of the upcoming fall seasons. Many businesses like the BFLO Harbor Kayak, the Queen City Bike Ferry, and the Water Bikes of Buffalo are all closed for the season, despite the warmer weather. However, some...
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August 31, 2017 - 12:52 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing on the boardwalk at Canalside Buffalo, the newly branded Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper organization released their "State of Our Wasters" report and focused on one of Western New York's biggest assest, its freshwater resources and expansive waterfront. "There are no...
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August 29, 2017 - 4:29 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing tall over the Buffalo Outer Harbor alongside the Bell Slip is the latest artistic addition to the city's burgeoning waterfront. Flat Man , a 30-foot steel sculpture is now located on the Greenway Nature Trail near the water’s edge. Prior to its new home at the Outer...
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Mike Baggerman
August 07, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside continues to grow and there will be less open and green space in the future as part of the Master Plan for the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation. "(Canalside) is like a house," State Senator Chris Jacobs told WBEN. "You move in and after a while you figure...
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Mike Baggerman
August 04, 2017 - 1:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - State Senator Chris Jacobs on Friday announced a $1.5 million grant from the state for the Explore & More Children's Museum, the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, and the Buffalo Heritage Carousel, all located on Buffalo's waterfront. Each organization...
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Dave Debo
July 13, 2017 - 7:47 am
(WBEN) The Buffalo River Fest starts it's three day run on Ohio Street this weekend, giving Buffalo a chance to celebrate what neighbors and nature carved out from once abandoned land and a polluted river. And while many will gather to enjoy summertime along the banks of the Buffalo River, for...
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Tom Puckett
July 03, 2017 - 5:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Thousands are expected to fill Canalside and the Outer Harbor for Tuesday's 4th of July celebrations, and Buffalo Police say there will be a heavy presence. Lt. Jeff Rinaldo urges people to come early. "There will be numerous traffic changes they can expect to see in and around...
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