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Qina Liu

Qina Liu is the digital engagement editor at The Buffalo News. Contact her at qliu@buffnews.com.


Bills

New Era Field in the shape of a Bills logo? The Bills logo dissolving into a cloud of red and blue? Pizza in the shape of a Bills logo? 'Superbowl champions 2016-2017' with the Bills logo? Sean McDermott feeding a Buffalo "the process"? Andy Dalton jumping through a table? What are the best (or worst) Bills tattoos you've ever seen? Email original photos or designs to q…

Local News

Shortly after a fire severely damaged St. Patrick's Church in Lackawanna, Father Nelson Baker dreamed of replacing it with a grander building dedicated to Our Lady of Victory. The Basilica construction began in 1921 and was finished by Christmas of 1925. Take a look inside one of Western New York's most beautiful churches with our gallery. https://youtu.be/WDCTx8z0bCI …

Local News

It's one of Buffalo's historic landmarks — but from above it's an even more impressive sight. Watch the video, then explore the Richardson Olmsted Complex in greater depth through our Closer Look. https://youtu.be/cft9dk9O_jM

Art

A year after the Albright-Knox unveiled its original, controversial expansion plans to change Gordon Bunshaft's 1962 expansion, the gallery this week unveiled a new design that would preserve the Bunshaft building. Shohei Shigematsu's new design was approved by the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, which oversees the gallery. It will feature a new glass building and bridge tha…

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On the eve of the NHL Draft, expected No. 1 overall NHL draft pick Rasmus Dahlin skated with other NHL prospects and even signed some signatures at a Youth Hockey Clinic at Dr. Pepper Star Center in Farmers Branch, Texas. https://youtu.be/2s5f2-Vr54c https://buffalonews.com/2018/06/21/let-the-kids-grow-the-psychology-of-first-round-hype-in-sports/ https://buffalon…

Photo Galleries

Since Thursday, June 21, marks National Selfie Day and the official beginning of summer, we asked readers to share their selfies with statues with us. Email photos to Qina Liu at qliu@buffnews.com. Please include who took the photo (so we can give you photo credit), who's in the photo (both the human(s) and the statue) and where the photo was taken for the caption informat…

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The idea started on vacation. I was visiting one of my best friends in Maine and we stumbled upon one of Bangor's landmarks: that gigantic Paul Bunyan statue. We took a selfie with it, and it lived in our iPhone camera rolls. That might have been the end of the story except, by the end of that week, we had amassed a series of awkward selfies with statues (selfies …

Local News

After 200 years, the Town of Amherst is looking for a motto, reported Steve Watson.  The town is collecting entries and will select its official motto in a contest organized by Deputy Supervisor Francina Spoth, who can reached at fspoth@amherst.ny.us. But we informally reached out to our readers for their suggestions.  https://twitter.com/buffaloscribe/status/1007…

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I'm not sure which of my parents I resemble more. (One of our editors said he thought we should run a correction when I issued this Mother's Day challenge where I re-created an old image of my mother when she was in her early 20s since he wasn't convinced these weren't both photos of me). https://buffalonews.com/2018/05/12/mothers-day-challenge-step-into-your-mothers…

Photo Galleries

The Buffalo News has honored the top scholastic athletes and teams as part of the Prep Talk Awards. The 2017-18 Female Athlete of the Year is Kayla Blas, a senior at Sacred Heart. Blas played field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse and is heading to Northwestern in the fall to continue her field hockey career. Take a look at Sacred Heart's Blas, The Buffalo News' Prep Talk F…

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Have you ever seen the sunrise from Buffalo's Japanese Gardens when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom? Buffalo News photographer Derek Gee captured this stunning aerial drone footage of the blossoming cherry trees by the Buffalo History Museum and Hoyt Lake. https://youtu.be/NN6shH4r9R0 https://buffalonews.com/2018/05/07/gallery10535/ If you've taken photos…

Business

Last month, Discount Diva Samantha Christmann reported that some Spectrum Cable customers in the City of Buffalo would start seeing their bills increase. The cable company is requiring customers to install and lease a digital converter box for each TV in a household that isn't already hooked up to a set-top box. Christmann also identified ways to avoid paying to lease Spec…

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When my mother was in her early 30s, she packed a lifetime's worth of clothing into suitcases and shipped them to another country an ocean away from her parents, brothers and sisters. She didn't know what she'd need, exactly, when moving from China to America to join her husband, but she figured her infant daughter would grow up and borrow items from her closet. I did. …