Outdoors

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Canal Fest Duck Race Raises Thousands of Dollars for Charity
It's an annual event at the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas,and it's all for a good cause.  The Community Missions tent has been busy all week selling small plastic ducks, each of them numbered, and at 3 pm on Saturday they'll all be dropped from the Delaware Street bridge into the …
Nude Swimming in Western New York – Really?
It was a few years ago during a cruise on a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship when in my travels around the ship I noticed there was a "Freestyle" deck.  The ship had a "Family" deck, "Party" deck, "Quiet" deck and some others, but I had no idea what the "Frees…
Forest Lawn Has Banned Pokemon Trainers Playing Pokemon Go
Forest Lawn released a statement yesterday regarding Pokemon Go and people who come to the cemetery to play the game. It seems they are aligning with Arlington National Cemetery and The Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C., who early this week released statements asking people not to play the game on…
Kayaking Through Buffalo’s Silo City [PHOTOS/VIDEO]
It was voted the "Top Activity To Do On The Waterfront" by you! Kayaking! Why is it so popular near Canalside and the Buffalo river? Because it's fun! You can be smack dab in the middle of nature or next the bustling Canalside and Riverworks...
What Is FootGolf + Where Can You Play in Buffalo?
I'd heard of it but hadn't played it. So when the chance came up over the weekend we decided to give it a try. A cross between golf and soccer, FootGolf compares more to golf, but the main tools come from soccer. The simple object is to kick the ball into the cups in as few shots…
Liz’s Family Tempts Fate With Charlie the Squirrel [VIDEO]
I was home in Cleveland this past weekend for my grandmother's funeral. I've shared in the past that she had a squirrel at her house for as long as I can remember and his name is Charlie.
Charlie comes to the back door and knocks when he is hungry, and we throw out some peanuts...

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