This week in pictures: Aug. 27 - Sept. 2, 2016, from concerts - to salads and the zoo - to the high school football preview. Each week Buffalo News photographers bring you a visual recap of the week, highlights of news, entertainment and sports. We hope you enjoy a second look at our favorite photographs and stories from the week.
A sea lion follows children's fingers on the glass of the exhibit at the Buffalo Zoo. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See more.
Romeo, a Maine Coon kitty, finds a cozy spot among the pillow shams in the master bedroom of the home of the month. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See more.
Kanye West performs at First Niagara Center on a "floating stage," above the crowd. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) See more.
St. Francis quarterback Jerry Hickson and Orchard Park quarterback Dillon Janca at Orchard Park High School. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more.
UB students have returned to Buffalo for school, flooding the University Heights neighborhood with partying. Buffalo Police Officer Patrick McDonald writes up a citation for the residents of 72 Winspear after tpolice broke up a party there. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) See more.
David Adamczyk and Christopher Kozlowski perform on the street at the Elmwood Avenue Festival for the Arts. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) See more.
A deer rests near the water at the Times Beach Nature Preserve at the Outer Harbor in Buffalo. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See more.
A maintenance man walks past the mosaic tile floor in the lobby of the Ellicott Square Building. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) See more.
Lynette Grandits and her adopted daughter Rachel, 23, holding a photo of herself as an infant, at her East Amherst apartment. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) See more.
Erie Community College's Jametrius Lewis celebrates his touchdown with Montier Jackson during fourth quarter action against Nassau County Community College Lions at the ECC South campus. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more.
The Hotel Niagara, the once-grand structure in Niagara Falls – with its storied past, brushed by a president and Hollywood glamour – closed its doors in 2007. The hotel is being marketed for redevelopment by USA Niagara Development Corp., a state agency that acquired the building in 2016.. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See more.
Jamie Ross sweeps the floor of Voelker’s Lanes, which has been an entertainment hotbed in Buffalo since 1892. The Elmwood Avenue landmark is known for its colorful, flashing neon sign, vintage barroom and the sights and sounds of bowling. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) See more.
Tic-tac-toe, new fire hydrants waiting installation on Lincoln Parkway in Buffalo. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)