Sailing past Old Fort Niagara

Photo by Glenn Clark, Lewiston, NY

This annual event recreates highlights from the actual 19-day British siege of the French fort in July of 1759 through large-scale battles, history tours, cannon firings, military music, living history camps of British, French and Native reenactors, Read more


The largest celebration in the history of the Buffalo waterfront, Basil Port of Call: Buffalo, will kick-off with a dramatic Parade of Sail at 3pm on July 4 as 12 tall ships move under full sail to dock at Canalside, Riverwalk, and Erie Basin Marina. Read more


Western New York Family is proud to once again partner with Canalside to present “Family FUN Thursdays,” a series of entertaining, FREE summer events for the entire familyevery Thursday from June 27 through August 29 (excluding July 4). Read more


In celebration of Father's Day, we talked to five dads who are fully committed to their jobs and to spending quality time with their families. We asked them how they make it all work and what tips they have for managing the balance. Read more

Summer is here. Time to put the excuses on the shelf and get yourself to a better place for you and your kids! Trying to figure out where to start first can be a daunting task. Technology can help. Here are a few apps that helped me along the way. Read more

Both volunteer work and spending time in nature have been scientifically proven to increase happiness and improve mood, so why not combine these ideas by participating in outdoor community service projects as a family that also help our environment? Read more

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