Wilson Bentley was fascinated by snowflake design, aesthetically and scientifically. His example should serve as an inspiration to all.
The editor takes a look at famed artist Thomas Cole's work relating to WNY.
Touring the American wilderness required an adventurous spirit in the early-19th century. Polish noblemen, poet and politician Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz had just that in 1805 when he visited Western New York, highlighting Niagara Falls and Buffalo in his journal. Niemcewicz's account provides valuable insight into the area more than 200 years ago.
Riverlawn, the 350-acre estate of the Spaulding and Sidway families, was incorporated into the Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island.
This house for all seasons, comfortably at home in nature, rates among the best modern residential architecture in the region.
Roger Tory Peterson wrote the book on bird identification. A museum in his hometown, Jamestown, NY, designed by Robert A.M. Stern, celebrates the naturalist's art and his life's work.