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Carrie Underwood. Tiger Woods. Beyonce. And Buffalo. People magazine says our city is one of the "100 Reasons to Love America in 2019." The magazine released its annual summer list last week and it is included in its July 1 issue. The magazine wraps up its reasoning in two sentences: "A rust-belt city having a renaissance. Spectacular late-19th-century architectur…

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Jonny Wood’s love for Bills quarterback Josh Allen was apparent when he posted a Twitter video of Allen with the music of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You.” The result was more than 408,000 views. He continued showing off his Bills love with another viral moment. Wood wore a Bills tuxedo to his senior prom at Arcadia High in Greece, outside Rochester, las…

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Since June 7 is National Donut Day, we asked our readers for their nominees for best doughnut in Western New York.  The answer should be no surprise: Out of dozens of submissions, Paula's Donuts dominated. "I’d say Paula’s, but they don’t serve donuts," wrote Chuck Chucklahoma Kelly. "They serve three-course meals disguised as donuts!" But which Paula's doughnut w…

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Talk to most Buffalo expats, and they’ll tell you, aside from the people, the thing they miss most after leaving the Queen City is the food. That was the case for Tay Sidell, when she moved west with her family in 2016. So she decided to bring the food with her. That’s how Tay’s hot dog stand was born, turning Coloradans on to Buffalo’s most famous hot dog, Sahlen's.…

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The billboard, like so many put up by Buffalo-based personal injury law firm Cellino & Barnes, screams: "INJURED?" So, when a worker fell off of one in Brooklyn, the New York City tabloids were all over it. "He knows who to call if he wants to sue," cracked the New York Post. "Talk about product placement," the New York Daily News deadpanned. According to b…

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Many have seen Pancho Billa, the character Ezra Castro played, at Buffalo Bills games, stadium parking lots and the NFL draft. Fewer have seen Castro undergoing treatment for cancer. When columnist Sean Kirst and photographer James P. McCoy chronicled Castro's hospital stay last month, Castro wanted to make sure he had the opportunity to thank Bills fans for accepting him…

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Buffalo Bills superfan and Texas native Ezra Castro, known for his moniker "Pancho Billa," died after a long battle with cancer Tuesday morning. Many – from media members and Bills players to NFL fans – shared touching sentiments on social media after Castro's death. [Related: Farewell to a Bills superfan: Team, fans vow to keep Pancho Billa's legacy alive] If you…

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The sequel to John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place" will be filmed in Western New York, according to multiple media outlets. Krasinski, known for his role as Jim Halpert in "The Office," was in Western New York in April scouting possible locations. Buffalo Twitter was very excited about the news, with some offering to be movie extras or Buffalo tour guides. https://twi…

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Buffalo is on the rise, on a big-time rebound with development all over the place. We're back, baby. Right? Umm, did you see "The Simpsons" Sunday night? Homer sings a mocking ode to upstate New York, to the tune of "New York, New York," in which Buffalo is prominently featured. Check it out, thanks to a tweet from 97 Rock's Rich "Bull" Gaenzler. https://twi…

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The Buffalo Bills selected Cody Ford as the No. 38 overall NFL draft pick after moving up in a trade with the Oakland Raiders. Here's what Twitter thought of the pick. https://twitter.com/JRsBBQ/status/1121928632006533120 https://twitter.com/willmcfadden/status/1121921679075287040 https://twitter.com/ChrisTrapasso/status/1121922629114499072 https://twitter.c…

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The Bills Mafia is known for their big hearts. Remember when they paid it forward by donating to Andy Dalton's foundation? Or when they responded to alleged cheating in a Twitter poll in the best way possible?  So after Sean Kirst reported that Bills fan Pancho Billa is entering hospice Thursday, some readers wondered if and how they could raise money for Ezra Cas…

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Bills super fan Ezra Castro, better known by his moniker Pancho Billa, can't be in Nashville for the NFL Draft, but Buffalo Bills' defensive tackle Harrison Phillips wants Castro to know that he and the entire Bills Mafia are in his corner. Castro, who has been battling cancer, called Phillips to let him know that he's entering hospice care.  In return, Phillips reco…

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It was very late on Dyngus Day night when one of the biggest shows in sports television paid tribute to the holiday. Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson, the panel of TNT's "Inside the NBA," devoted a segment to a day which has its biggest celebrations in Buffalo. It was technically Tuesday morning Eastern time, after the conclusion of th…

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It's been quite a month for the duo known as Buffalo's singing cops. Michael Norwood and Moe Badger have appeared on "Ellen" and now "The CBS Evening News with Jeff Glor." Glor was in Buffalo earlier this month to tape the following segment, where Norwood and Badger cover John Legend's "All of Me" and the Temptations hit "My Girl." "I love it," says Glor. Click…