Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.
We mark the two-year closing of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's Elmwood Avenue facility with a retrospective on the institution's beginnings and physical evolution.
With a seemingly endless number of works written in genres almost as numerous, Fletcher Pratt deserves his place among Western New York's noted literary figures.
The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
Our executive director travels to several European scenes that were featured in a pair of our 2019 stories, and visits the locations where Western New Yorkers made history.