buffalo history

Buffalo Is a World Leader in Drivers Crashing into WHAT?
Home of the best chicken wings, a major draw for concerts, a leader in economic development and now Buffalo is known as a world leader in drivers crashing into buildings!
It started with WIVB TV compiling a list of 26 crash sites in Western New York, and then with Cynthia Van Ness continuing to track…
Did You Know Tonawanda Was Once a Lake?!
Here's something I bet you didn't know: 10,000 years ago Tonawanda and the surrounding areas were covered by a massive lake!
The lake was located on the south side of the Niagara Escarpment east of the current location of the Niagara River in between Early Lake Erie and a Gla…
WNY Origin Story
Where the hamburger got its name and where it originated was honestly a mystery to me until today!
You can't spell "hamburger" without Hamburg!  It's true.  The favorite American Classic food originated here in Western New York in 1885...
Historic Blizzards In Buffalo, NY?
So there I am looking at YouTube on my phone looking to kill time at the dentists office when, what's this?  A video of Buffalo in the Winter of 1945!  (Video credit to jmv123 via YouTube)
Being an admirer of history, I started to think, what's the furthest back I can recall in re…