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How does a Buffalo Bills fan end up with a scorched Sammy Watkins jersey and rolling around in a pile of empty beer cups? Well, by jumping back-first onto a burning table while tailgating outside New Era Field in Orchard Park, of course. The antics of a few Bills fans drew national attention to Bills Mafia again Sunday when video of one fan setting himself on fire go…

If you're a Bills fan ecstatic about the Bills 30-27 win against the Buccaneers, I'd bet that you can't get through these tweets without smiling. https://twitter.com/MatthewFairburn/status/922194535723171840 https://twitter.com/mcjrd25/status/922224453186138112 https://twitter.com/ryebread3097/status/922209012174802947 https://twitter.com/ncludacris/status/9222…

Fall is in full swing. For some, that means pumpkin spice. For others, that means apples. Apple pie, apple cider, apple sauce – the list goes on and on. Apple Day falls on Oct. 21 this year. Let's celebrate with some good old-fashioned apple picking. Here's a list of local suggestions to get you started: Smith's Orchard Cider Mill 4960 Mapleton Road, Pendleton…

"Lucy! I'm home." For Lucille Ball, of the beloved "I Love Lucy" show, home was actually in Western New York. She was born in Jamestown on Aug. 6, 1911. Her renowned show originally ran from 1951 to 1957, but the re-runs live on decades later. Because of the show's continued popularity, we celebrate National I Love Lucy Day on Oct. 15 this year. In honor of the fe…

Sugar and spice and everything nice about Buffalo. This National Dessert Day, celebrated on Oct. 14, have your treats with a Buffalo-themed twist. From doughnuts to ice cream to the famous sponge candy, dessert never tasted so sweet. Here are a few suggestions to prime your taste buds: "Let's Dough Buffalo!" ice cream. Perry's Ice Cream, the Akron, NY-based co…

Food Truck Tuesdays are legendary in Buffalo. But there are many other times to check out the local restaurants on wheels. Oct. 11 is National Food Truck Day. Time to explore some of the best and most well-known food trucks in the area. Here's a list of where to start: • Lloyd Taco Truck It's all about the taco. But that's not all the spot has to offer…

The Bills had us feeling like this after their loss to the Bengals. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/08/vic-caruccis-points-bengals-20-bills-16/ https://twitter.com/lizwac07/status/917120909508476929 https://twitter.com/mgmayers/status/917120310306013185 https://twitter.com/marissatelerico/status/917122932857556993 But in case you need some cheering up, here a…

Bills coach Sean McDermott has been famous for reciting "Trust the Process," writes columnist Kimberley Martin. "If we’re going to get addicted to anything, let’s get addicted to the process of what leads to winning,” he said. https://twitter.com/BNBlitzNow/status/916640809298087936 Bills fans seem to approve. Celeste Albone, who describes herself as a "Bills …

The popularity of team Twitter accounts has added another dimension to following a hockey game. The social media voices of professional sports franchises are now increasingly ripe with personality; they inform, engage, promote and - occasionally - banter. Spurred by the Los Angeles Kings' pioneering of the trend, many National Hockey League teams are on board, seeking t…

Internet-savvy motorists driving on I-290 this weekend might get a kick out of the Northtowns Automotive billboard – as long as they're not secretly Bengals fans. "You can replace Dalton," the billboard read, referencing the Bengals' quarterback. "You can't replace Harambe." The billboard takes a shot at Cincinnati for the 2016 death of Harambe, a Western lowland …

It’s National Noodle Day, so cue the "Lady and the Tramp" music. In honor of this scrumptious holiday, here are some local eats to spur your Oct. 6 carbo-load: • La Hacienda, 3019 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls Let's start with good old spaghetti. La Hacienda does classic Italian and its spaghetti and meatballs is no exception. This article from 2015 gives you an id…

Local sports fans, it's the time you've all been waiting for. The Buffalo Sabres are officially back and kicking off their season at KeyBank Center tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. They've locked down Jack Eichel and finished up their preseason games. To commemorate the night, let's take a look at some of the best tweets of the evening: https://twitter.c…

For those who've explored Canalside this week, a tubular structure covered in tarp has piqued curiosities. A representative from Canalside has explained that a Sabres Goal Light has been constructed between HarborCenter and the Courtyard Marriott, courtesy of Try-It Distributing and Budweiser. The red lights situated atop a tower roughly 20-feet tall will be activate…

Go ahead and add actor Josh Gad to celebrities gushing about Buffalo. Gad – known for voicing Olaf in Disney blockbuster "Frozen" and for his role as LeFou in this year's "Beauty in the Beast" – came to Buffalo to shoot "Marshall," which filmed at about a dozen sites here in summer 2016. A year later, the impression our city made on him is still strong, apparentl…

Too soon? https://twitter.com/DelReid/status/914564060036960256 Well, the Bills are on top of the AFC East right now after beating the Falcons 23-17, and as you can imagine, Bills fans are pretty ecstatic about it. https://twitter.com/SummerSanders_/status/914600163175534598 https://www.instagram.com/p/BZuFLQJjMVy/ https://twitter.com/AllThingsJen/status/914…