Growing up in Western New York played a major role in shaping the world view of this charter member of FDR’s “Brain Trust.” Though labeled “Rex the Red” by his opponents, some of his philosophies and programs continue to impact the nation today.
The 113-year-old vessel worked the Erie Canal and the Great Lakes for nearly a century. Today, it operates as a teaching tug, but the years of wear and tear require extensive repairs.
The debate over the Chautauqua Amphitheater has dominated the news in recent months. Brian Berg reflects on the structure’s significant history and looks at the options available as the community struggles with this important regional and national preservation issue.
This year marks the centennial of this important engineering project and aid to navigation. Our photo essay chronicles its construction in the early 20th century.
Founded in 1912 on the tenets of progressive education, The Park School of Buffalo still thrives today, with an emphasis on learning by doing and school as community.
The only collection of its kind in the United States, the works housed in the Milestones of Science collection at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library quite literally changed the world.
From the horse-drawn era to the biggest fires in recent memory, learn the long history of the Buffalo Fire Department.
With plans underway to revitalize Olmsted’s Riverside Park, we look back on the original design for a beautiful riverfront park in North Buffalo.