Any type of sustainable economic development has consistently passed over the City of Niagara Falls. But Mayor Paul Dyster says there are eight big projects in the works and insists there will be changes to boost tourism.
The large cranes that line downtown Buffalo are a sign of true economic development and progress the city hasn't witnessed in decades. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss HARBORcenter and how it is a catalyst of future growth in downtown's Canalside area.
Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone has responded to the new dialog recently issued by Pope Francis. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer about his recent In-Focus interview with Bishop Malone.
Major development projects are underway in Buffalo and in Niagara Falls. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss how economic development could spur tourism in the Cataract City.
There is a new leader at the helm of one of the region's largest business organizations. Dottie Gallagher-Cohen took over as president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership in June after long-time leader Andrew Rudnick retired.
A major effort is underway to entice the Buffalo Bills to build a brand new stadium on the city's waterfront. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss the proposal that calls for a year-round facility featuring a retractable roof. But land ownership needs to be cleared as a first hurdle for such a project.
This week in our Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss advances made at the Erie County Medical Center. They also tell us what the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper says is the"blue economy." Eileen and Brian begin their conversation with ECMC's plans to open a brand new nursing home this month on the Grider campus replacing the former home in Alden.
Buffalo businessman Mark Croce continues the huge task of working to renovate the Statler Towers on Delaware Avenue. It's one of many revitalization projects underway in the city. WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discusses Croce's progress in this week's Press Pass conversation.
For several years efforts have been underway to create a cultural tourism site in an area now called the Michigan Street African American Corridor in Buffalo.
WBFO & AM-970’S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss why it has taken so long to finalize the site which holds deep, rich historic significance in African American history in this week's Press Pass conversation.
Voters in the 145th State Assembly District will be heading to the polls Tuesday for a special election.
Two democratic candidates from South Buffalo area vying to fill the seat left vacant by former Assemblyman Mark Schroeder -- South District Common Council member Michael Kearns and Chris Fahey, staffer to Congressman Brian Higgins.
Both recently participated in a Webcast debate hosted by the Buffalo News. Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer joined his colleague political reporter Bob McCarthy asking the questions.
If you like solving mysteries, the Buffalo Museum of Science is challenging visitors to become armchair investigators. A traveling exhibit -- based on a hit television series -- lets people put their forensic science skills to the test.
WBFO News contributor Brian Meyer recently visited the exhibit called "CSI: The Experience". The Science Museum will host "CSI: The Experience" through April 29. The exhibit is a collaboration between CBS Consumer Products and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
As a number of new political leaders took office this year, some publicly-owned property was repainted with new names. For instance, signs were reprinted when Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz began his new administration. It is a topic recently examined in-depth by the Buffalo News.
This week in our weekly Press Pass conversation -- WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss how signage could be considered self-promotion for elected leaders.
We hear the phrase “home for the holidays” quite a bit around this time of the year. While the term might stir up warm and fuzzy feelings for some people, it rings hollow for those who don’t have a place to call home.