In the 1920s, a fire ravaged Gowanda and left only a pile of rubble where its grand Opera House once stood. The community was devastated, but a local businessman was waiting in the wings to construct its next great movie playhouse.
For more than 50 years, Dewey Michael's Palace Burlesk was a rollicking entertainment venue. A look at the last of Buffalo's big promoters and his legacy.
Raymond Hartman's magic act dazzled audiences in vaudeville theaters across WNY and the country.
The restoration of Shea's entrance façade is more than an embellishment. It will be an important symbolic transformation.
The Mohawk Hotel is one of the many buildings to be demolished for the preferred site of the convention center. Here is the story behind its construction.
Before the days of mass-produced multiplexes, Main Street was lined with the Italian marble and Czechoslovakian crystal of Buffalo's movie palaces.