Vincent Nguyen

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Video games as sport have become a world-wide phenomenon, and their popularity is growing in Buffalo - so much so that local gamers believe eSports could eventually gain the kind of fandom that would rival the Buffalo Bills.

National Comedy Center

As Jamestown officials intensify efforts to market the Southern Tier city as a hub for humor, the National Comedy Center has announced its headliner for the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.

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Buffalo Niagara International Airport has earned some high praise. In a study done by J.D. Powers and Associates, Buffalo was ranked as the second-best medium-sized airport in North America.

Henry Vilas Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo is part of a three-way polar bear swap being undertaken to promote breeding within the declining population.

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An ambitious crusade to plant new trees throughout the region moved into the heart of the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood Friday.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

America’s national bird is making its way back into the public eye in New York State, and an ambitious project is being given much of the credit.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst

A large orange sign reading “Black Lives Matter” in bold black letters was unveiled Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst.

Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce

A very special flight that took off from Buffalo Niagara International Airport Wednesday morning is giving local veterans a trip to remember in the nation’s capital.

Chris Caya / WBFO News

This past summer, downtown Buffalo’s Canalside saw an astounding amount of traffic – both from visitors and vehicles. A new project aims to help improve that experience.

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Pet owners who want to spend eternity with their beloved companions will be able to do so in many cemeteries under a new law signed this week by Governor Andrew Cuomo.


We all know Buffalo is often called the "Queen City." But how about “Fun City” as a backup name?

Patrick Koster

Curtain Up! events hail the official start of the theater season, and many  business leaders view the celebration as a reminder that the theater industry has contributed to the region's resurgence.