Mayor Brown

Suits for Veterans
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
November 27, 2019 - 11:44 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - "If you give Western New Yorkers the opportunity to support veterans, they will do it every time," said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia, who joined Mayor Byron Brown in Buffalo Wednesday morning to help distribute gently used business suits to local veterans. The Belle Center...
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January 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The idea of a soccer stadium in Western New York has piqued the interest of elected officials. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul are among the local leaders interested in having professional soccer return to Western New York. Mayor...
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Construction on Niagara Street in Buffalo. September 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 30, 2019 - 12:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is hoping for a city investment of more than $9 million in capital projects as part of his recommended capital budget. $8 million alone would go to major infrastructure projects including repaving of Delaware Avenue, Michigan Avenue, Walden Avenue,...
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Tom Puckett
June 24, 2019 - 5:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Honoring Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia, the city of Buffalo is lighting some of its landmark buildings blue, gold and white. "Members of the Buffalo Landmark Illumination Team are lighting up landmarks in the colors of the Medal of Honor flag," says Brown. That includes...
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March 14, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After losing its original location to a fire, Gigi's re-opened at the new Northland Workplace Training Center. The new owner says after two weeks, he couldn't keep up with the demand. Mayor Byron Brown says he was saddened by the news. "The restaurant experienced incredible...
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AP Photo
February 16, 2019 - 6:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown directed the Buffalo Police Department to stop the enforcement of low level marijuana offenses. READ MORE: MAYOR BROWN DELIVERS 2019 STATE OF THE CITY The mayor said he wants enforcement to stop because of the upcoming legalization of...
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Tom Puckett
July 03, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Mayor Byron Brown says he's furious over the most recent shooting in Buffalo, and he wants anyone with answers to come forward. "I'm asking anyone with information regarding the individual responsible for this shooting to come forward to the Buffalo Police Department," says Brown...
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Tom Puckett
June 29, 2018 - 11:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Three cooling centers will be open in Buffalo this weekend, as the mercury stays in the 90s. The three cooling centers on Saturday, June 30th and Sunday, July 1st, to aid persons who are suffering from the heat and do not have access to air-conditioned space. “The combination of...
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Tom Puckett
June 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A new report by Destination NEXT says Buffalo's convention center is missing out on major conferences because it's undersized. That's leading to a push for a new convention center downtown. Mayor Brown is the first to admit the size of the convention center is turning away...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on June 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Last weekend's shooting at "Bowl-Inn" was the latest example of violence in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said that he meets weekly with his deputy mayor and officials from the Buffalo Police Department to combat crime in the city. "Thank God homicides are...
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