We mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion with a look at some of Tonawanda’s real-life soldiers and the inspiration for Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan.”
High school hockey in Buffalo came of age in 1909, when a group of Union College alumni decided to create an organized competition among the city’s schools—complete with trophy.
With the signing of the U.N. Charter in San Francisco in June 1945, the race was on to find a suitable location for the organization’s headquarters. And hundreds of cities from around the United States—and the world—sought to plead their case.
Volunteers from the American Red Cross provided aid and comfort to countless Allied soldiers who faced death on the front lines during World War I. One canteen worker from Buffalo recorded her experiences so future generations could understand the horrors and futility of war.
We revisit the subject of Buffalo’s early brewing operations to share some new research on the subject.
We revisit the nearly-lost estate on Grand Island.
Enjoy a few web-exclusive images below that didn't make it into the magazine!