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Area residents have a new food truck destination to add to their list. The (716) Club House truck, an extension of HarborCenter's (716) Food and Sports, plans to hit the streets soon.

Koelmel leaving HARBORCENTER

Mar 24, 2015
WBFO News file photo

John Koelmel, president of HARBORCENTER, is vacating his post. A statement issued Tuesday morning said after successfully opening the sports and entertainment complex, Koelmel will leave the job.

(716) Food and Sport / WBFO News

Choosing between staying home and going out to watch the Super Bowl can be a tough choice, but Buffalo’s (716) Food and Sport gave fans the best of both worlds on Sunday night.

U.S. women win gold at HarborCenter

Jan 13, 2015
USA Hockey Twitter Page

A sold-out crowd of 2,000 people were on hand to see the U.S. Women's Under 18 team win gold in hockey at Buffalo's HarborCenter Monday night.

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Tonight, the U.S. meets Canada at HarborCenter for the gold medal in Women's Under-18 World Hockey Championship. One person behind the USA bench holds a local connection.

Canalside to host three-day winter festival

Jan 9, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Luring large crowds to the downtown waterfront on a balmy summer day is one thing. But planners know that the key to making Canalside a success involves turning it into a year-round destination.

That's one reason the evolving district is hosting the 2015 HarborCenter Winterfest at Canalside, a three-day bash that will offer a variety of events.

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The World Women's Under 18 Championship in HarborCenter features teams from eight different nations.

Hundreds of people turned out for the grand opening of (716) Food and Sports Friday. Buffalo's newest restaurant is part of the HarborCenter complex.

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Kim and Terry Pegula, the owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, welcomed thousands Thursday night to the official opening of the HarborCenter.

Mike Desmond/WBFO News

For local hockey fans and parents, the opening weekend of HarborCenter was a big success.

HarborCenter's potential ripple effects

Nov 3, 2014
Brian Meyer/WBFO

A lot of attention has focused on projects at Canalside. But a one-time industrial neighborhood not far from

Opening Pegula complex the 'center' of attention

Oct 30, 2014
Ashley Hirtzel/WBFO News

Opening ceremonies began Thursday for HARBORCENTER, one the most ambitious development projects ever constructed in downtown Buffalo.

HarborCenter Tim Hortons opens its doors

Oct 30, 2014
Cheryl Hagen/WBFO News

The first of many official openings happened Thursday morning at the HarborCenter, with the grand opening of the Tim Hortons location there. 

HarborCenter Official Twitter Feed

The HarborCenter Fall Festival at Canalside wraps up today but organizers are hoping folks who come out for the festivities walk away with the impression that the area is a year-round destination.

Sabres home opener: parking suggestions

Oct 9, 2014
WBFO News File Photo

The Buffalo Sabres open the season against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at First Niagara Center.  The area around the FNC is expected to be jam-packed with fans and difficult to navigate for those not familiar with the construction going on at HarborCenter.

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HARBORCENTER officials led a tour showcasing the progress of the facility in downtown Buffalo Thursday. HARBORCENTER president John Koelmel says the building is expected to be a world class entertainment venue once it’s complete.

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The National Hockey League announced Monday that the league's annual scouting combine will be held in Buffalo in 2015 and 2016. 

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The construction of HarborCenter has reached another milestone on Wednesday. The twin-rink hockey complex rising on the downtown Buffalo waterfront has now been "topped off." 

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Another milestone has been reached in the construction of HarborCenter. Exterior wall panels have started going up around the facility and crews are preparing the wood beams that will be installed to hold the roof up over the ice rinks.

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Downtown Buffalo's under-construction HarborCenter is going be the new home of Erie Community College's Kats Hockey Program, it was announced Tuesday.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

There was a special resonance yesterday as the Sabres announced a new addition to the HarborCenter complex coming to the Waterfront.

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation

Another piece of Canalside is going to final design, after a vote Monday by the board of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation.

As construction heads for completion on the HarborCenter complex, officials continue to release glimpses of what the public can expect. On Wednesday, they discussed their 13,000 square foot dining establishment that will be known as (716).

Press Pass: HARBORcenter’s infusion of economic development

Jan 6, 2014
WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

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. 

An Academy of Hockey is one of the programs that will be housed at the new HarborCenter in downtown Buffalo. HarborCenter managers say they will also expand the Buffalo Junior Sabres.

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Just about six months after the official groundbreaking, work on HARBORcenter is about 25 percent complete.

Canisius College hockey moving into HARBORcenter

Jul 30, 2013

Starting next fall, the Canisius College men's hockey team will be practicing and playing their games at HARBORcenter in downtown Buffalo.

WBFO News file photo by Chris Caya

A new Marriott Hotel is coming to downtown Buffalo - as part of the $170-million HARBORcenter.  The franchise will be operated by Shaner Hotels.

Koelmel tapped to lead Sabres' HARBORcenter

Jun 6, 2013
Chris Caya/WBFO News

Former Niagara Bank President John Koelmel has been named President of the Buffalo Sabres' HarborCENTER complex.

Sabres & city finalize purchase of Webster Block

Mar 8, 2013
File photo

The Buffalo Sabres and City of Buffalo have finalized the $2.2 million land sale of the Webster Block in downtown Buffalo, paving the way for the major HARBORcenter development.