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It was hard for any one individual to steal the show in Saturday’s seven-overtime football game between the University at Buffalo and Western Michigan University at UB Stadium. But the exuberance of Shalene Ernsberger, older sister of Western Michigan’s senior tight end Donnie Ernsberger, has gone viral after the first seven-overtime game in the NCAA since 2006. …

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The CW sure seems to have a thing for the Buffalo music scene. After including songs from local acts M.A.G.S. and Humble Braggers on hit shows "The Flash" and "iZombie," the network will next feature music from local electro artist brat'ya on the popular show "The Originals." Scheduled to air on April 21 April 28, the episode is set to feature the song "Dreams,"…

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Kali, a polar bear who lived at The Buffalo Zoo from May 2013 to April 2015, has become a viral sensation. According to St. Louis Magazine, a St. Louis Zoo visitor did burpees (a more agile form of pushups) in front of the polar bear exhibit, and Kali was quick to catch on to the workout. Watch the IMGUR clip, below: View post on imgur.com The orphaned male polar bear,…

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Kali, a polar bear who lived at The Buffalo Zoo from May 2013 to April 2015, has become a viral sensation. According to St. Louis Magazine, a St. Louis Zoo visitor did burpees (a more agile form of pushups) in front of the polar bear exhibit, and Kali was quick to catch on to the workout. Watch the IMGUR clip, below: View post on imgur.com The orphaned male polar bear,…

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The news that former Buffalo Bill Doug Flutie would be one of the season 22 performers on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" led to a lot of reminiscing about other quarterbacks not named Jim Kelly who have passed through town. What about them? Could they one day be in competition to hoist the MirrorBall Trophy? As we hear every Sunday, after further review, probably not. …

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How many places can you go in America where you're not breaking the law by drinking alcohol outside in public? Well, not many, but East Aurora is one of the 11 (arguably 12, although the Manhattan mandate is kind of murky), according to digital media company Thrillist's list of places where cracking a beer or popping a bottle of wine in public won't get you arrested. Fro…

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Ted's Hot Dogs has built a strong foundation in the Buffalo area, boasting nine locations -- including its first downtown spot and a food truck -- and recently hosting a wildly popular customer appreciation day, featuring $1 hot dogs. National news site USA Today has taken notice, publishing "Ted's Hot Dogs: Buffalo's other classic food fave" Thursday morning. The thoroug…

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Devoted Bills fan Jon Rinaldo has made quite a bold statement on Twitter. On Wednesday night, @JonathanRinaldo posted an image of this newly inked tattoo with the simple message of "I believe" and the common #billsmafia hashtag. It's been retweeted over 700 times and shared by major news outlets like Fox Sports. I believe #billsmafiapic.twitter.com/nakJrT5sed — Jon Rin…

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The news that Niagara Falls may go dry within the next few years has sparked interesting -- and at times, amusing -- Internet debate. For instance, Randall Munroe, creator of web comic XKCD and author of the book "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions," broke down whether Niagara Falls could be consumed through a straw (an alternate means o…

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[Update from Heart & Soul race director, 11:30 a.m., Feb. 13: "After careful consideration and planning with Buffalo PD, event organizers and our timing company, we have rescheduled our race for Saturday morning February 27th at 8:00am. Holding the race at 8:00am in the morning will allow runners who were planning to compete in the Ice Man 2-Miler to run both races and…

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Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rob Ray knows his way around a hot dog. During Wednesday night's MSG broadcast of the Sabres-Canadiens game [full coverage of that here], hosts Brian Duff and Brad May were in discussion with Rob Ray and Dan Dunleavy, and a quick switch of the camera captured Ray gobbling down a hot dog. (A crepe may have been more appropriate given the French-C…

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Entertainment website UpRoxx took advantage of concurrent sporting events slated for Jan. 24 -- WWE's Royal Rumble and the NFL's conference championship games -- by combining the two in an amusing series of logos. What burly wrestling phenom were the Bills attached to? Was it Roman Reigns, John Cena or Blue Meanie? Buffalo was matched with Tatanka, whose name means "bu…

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After a look through the 2016 calendar, CNN published an article entitled "16 things to see and do in the U.S. in 2016," and one of Buffalo's architectural treasures made the cut. The Darwin Martin House, built in 1905 on Jewett Parkway, is on the list of National Historic Landmarks and endures as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most exquisite contributions to Buffalo archite…

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You might not know the name John Boutet - then again, you might - but you might have seen him displaying some of the items in his impressive collection of Buffalo sports memorabilia. Boutet, the site and exhibit chairman for the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, owns thousands of artifacts, stuff guaranteed to make even the most casual sports fans stare at it open-mout…