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Joe Kernen, co-host of CNBC's "Squawk Box," took a shot at Buffalo. And Buffalo squawked back. Kernen was reading a report Wednesday morning that included some good news regarding Buffalo, when he decided to editorialize about Western New York. The report was about how Buffalo Niagara International Airport finished second overall in JD Power's customer satisfactio…

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After seven years in Chicago, Maura and Dan Devlin knew it was time to buy a house and commit to living in the Windy City — or move back to Buffalo, the city they would always call home. It didn’t take them long to decide on the City of Good Neighbors, the place they were raised and longed to raise a family of their own. “Our hearts were always here [in Buffalo],” Ma…

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The official outlawing of table-slamming outside New Era Field was big news Sunday, preventing the more raucous Buffalo Bills fans from engaging in their favorite pastime. But, it wouldn't be a Bills home opener without some sort of unexpected fracas – even if it occurred a few miles from the stadium. Edgy national sports-entertainment site Barstool Sports tweeted a …

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The #Buffalove from the travel pages of world-renowned publications keeps coming. In a year in which the New York Times (on three separate occasions) and the Sunday Times of London have lauded Buffalo as a travel destination, another big name has joined the list: The Wall Street Journal. In a piece posted over the weekend with the headline "Escape to Buffalo: A Skept…

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Anyone who remembers the outrage that greeted Frank’s RedHot’s pronouncement that wings go best with ranch dressing will be surprised by one result from last weekend’s National Buffalo Wing Festival. Which wing was judged best in show this year? Anchor Bar’s habanero ranch dry rub. You read that right. The Anchor Bar, the birthplace of the chicken wing, the holy c…

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Clad in her Buffalo Bills hat and bursting with Buffalo pride, Western New York native Alex DeSantis crossed the finish line of the New York City marathon at the end of last year. “I always have a Bills hat,” said DeSantis, who, after 11 years of showing her Buffalove throughout the Big Apple, traded the East Coast for the West Coast this summer and moved to Los Angeles…

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Julia Buckley was hired as the assistant travel editor at the Sunday Times of London in May. In her first meeting with her editor, she literally could have proposed a trip to any place on the planet. Her pitch? "I want to do a story on Buffalo." The story that resulted was published in the Sunday Times this week, and it turned heads locally not in small part due t…

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It's been a big year for Buffalo getting some serious Buffalove as a travel destination from the New York Times. Now, another Times has joined the chorus of compliments, and an update is in order. Buffalo as a transatlantic travel destination. The Sunday Times of London did a lengthy feature on the Queen City this past weekend, and the headline says it all: "Buffa…

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Monday was a red-letter day for blue cheese – and for Drew Cerza. Buffalo's self-proclaimed "wing king" held the first National Blue Cheese Dressing Day on 7/16, two months after Frank's RedHot stirred considerable angst when the company tweeted that ranch dressing was the ideal wing dipping sauce. At Monday's Bisons game, two people bobbed for wings in a tub filled …

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Move over, ranch dressing. Blue cheese is the wing dip king on Monday. Drew Cerza has revealed the plans for his first National Blue Cheese Dressing Day. Cerza acted after Frank's RedHot outraged Buffalonians in March with a tweet claiming ranch was the best wing dipping sauce and after he discovered blue cheese didn't have a day. https://buffalonews.com/2018/06/04/b…

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The Amherst bear sounded in remarkably good spirits in a phone call Thursday, considering it was dead. That's because The Buffalo News interviewed @TheAmherstBear, the Twitter incarnation of the many bears spotted wandering through the region's largest suburb in recent years. The operator of the sharply witty account has remained anonymous since it launched in 2011. …

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We all know all about the dropkick, the piledriver and the suplex. But what do you call a move where one wrestler launches another 14 feet out of the ring like he was catapulted over a castle wall? Viral. Five million people have watched video of that move online over the past week – and of course it happened in Western New York. Anthony Gaines, an independent …

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Amherst police spent more than an hour searching for a black bear spotted in the town Thursday only to be reminded that the creatures – even those injured by a vehicle – are elusive. About half a dozen members of the department didn't have any luck after checking an area near the Lockport Expressway, where a driver reported hitting the bear earlier Thursday. "We have…

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While Jessica Keltz had lived in Western New York off and on since 1997, it wasn’t until almost 20 years later that she realized it was where she wanted to settle. The Bradford, Pa., native attended St. Bonaventure University for journalism and later the University at Buffalo School of Law for public interest law. She continued living in Western New York after law schoo…