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Tristan Lambright, the smiling streaker who livened up Sunday's stinker of a Buffalo Bills football game by baring his tight end, is encouraging fans to cover up for a good cause. He will lend his likeness to a T-shirt from Park Avenue Imprints, with some proceeds going to the City Mission. The blue shirt bears Lambright's silhouette with a red streak emanating from hi…

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The bank with the green flag is teaming up with Gang Green. M&T Bank on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership with the New York Jets, making M&T the official community bank of the team. The dollar value and specific number of years of the deal were not disclosed. But the agreement expands on the NFL team affiliations the bank already has with the Buf…

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A lucky Buffalo Bills fan and a guest will get to spend a night at the stadium and attend a game the following day, as part of a "Suite Dreams at New Era Field" contest. The contest is part of a newly formed partnership between the Bills, Buffalo Sabres and Airbnb, centered on the weekend of the Bills vs. Oakland Raiders game on Oct. 29. The winning fan and a gues…

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Terry and Kim Pegula's plans to convert a former industrial building at 79-83 Perry St. into a mixed-use building with retail and office space has one more procedural step next week before it can proceed. The city Planning Board on Monday will consider the Pegulas' request to consolidate its properties under a single address for the project, in which the owners of the …

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AdPro Sports already has a robust business making custom-branded merchandise for sports teams and corporations. But its president, Ron Raccuia, believes AdPro can reach greater heights now that Kim and Terry Pegula have bought a majority interest in the company. "It's rocket fuel for us," said Raccuia, noting the Pegulas' "stature in the sports world" and the "expert…

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New Era Field has added an Uber Zone at the Orchard Park stadium to help ride-hailing passengers and drivers find each other more easily. The dedicated pickup zone will debut Thursday, just in time for the Buffalo Bills' preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings. The zone is marked with Uber signs just outside the stadium on the southeast corner of Abbott and Bi…

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PITTSFORD – Terry Pegula said Wednesday a new stadium is not on the immediate horizon for the Buffalo Bills. While speaking with reporters at the team's training camp, the Bills' owner noted that the team has a lease with Erie County through 2023. "That's a contractual obligation," Pegula said. "That's my stance on it. This is 2017, so we've got a long ways to go b…

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Leadership upheaval of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres may or may not be great for the teams, but it's been fabulous for the high-end housing market. Four of the largest single-family real estate deals in the last 30 days were generated by Bills and Sabres executives, as the city's two major sports teams continue to drive some of the region's biggest home sales. The fou…

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Pegula Sports & Entertainment wants to move its corporate headquarters from the Fairmont Creamery building on Scott Street to its planned new John Labatt House building in the Cobblestone District, adding to the brewery and restaurant already destined for the first floor. The umbrella company for Terry and Kim Pegula's business concerns may relocate to the third and…

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Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced Wednesday it has formed a Buffalo-based marketing and communications agency called PicSix Creative. Pegula Sports and Entertainment, which manages the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, previously centralized its in-house marketing, creative services and communications to work on projects related to the teams and other Pegula-owned ent…

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The owners of the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills have acquired another downtown property near the KeyBank Center, snapping up a two-story red brick building on Michigan Avenue. Terry and Kim Pegula, through HarborCenter Development LLC, paid $550,000 on Tuesday to buy the 12,560-square-foot Carr Building at 118 Michigan Ave. from Michael R. Madia of Tonawanda. Buil…

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Labatt USA, the Buffalo-based importer of the Canadian beer brand, is relocating its headquarters from Fountain Plaza to a Cobblestone District warehouse the Pegulas plan to redevelop. http://buffalonews.com/2017/04/26/labatt-restaurant-brewery-called-john-labatt-house/ Pegula Sports and Entertainment, the umbrella arm for Terry and Kim Pegula's business empire, will…