Buffalo's parking system is getting a major update. Mayor Byron Brown announced a plan Friday for a new "pay-by-cell" parking program that will let motorists pay for metered parking with their mobile devices.
Tech developers will compete to solve local civic issues on Saturday, Oct. 10 during the Western New York Civic Hackathon. For 13 hours, teams will face off to deliver the best technological solution to issues facing the region.
An alarming spike in violence against the homeless is being reported by local advocacy groups. At least 10 assaults against homeless individuals have been carried out in the last two months, including attacks downtown and in the Elmwood Village.
A local group is empowering people to become environmental watchdogs in their own backyards. Citizen Science Community Resources is holding a free science workshop and conference Saturday, where participants can pop in anytime from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.