In the late 1800s, piles of lumber stretched for miles as the Twin Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda developed around the harbor and the surging lumber industry.
As Niagara Falls became increasingly industrialized in the late 1800s, the region represented promise and opportunity — a perfect place for dreamers to imagine a utopia, or an ideal society.
The story of La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes is well known, but many mysteries surround his ship, the Griffon. The first part of this two-part story presents new interpretations of this storied ship's design.
Named one of the past century’s most influential Western New Yorkers, Chauncey Hamlin was a politician, a conservationist and a key figure in the development of the Buffalo Museum of Science and the field of museology nationwide.
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.
Eight local architecture experts highlight important regional structures that are seldom recognized for their architectural brilliance.
The winners in our 2013 student essay contest delve into Tuscarora beadwork, a historic Lockport barn and the wonder of Niagara Falls.
As work on the HARBORCenter gets underway in Buffalo, we look back on the colorful history of the Webster Block.