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


Boy In Swimming Pool

Rafa Fernández Torres

A reminder as people start to open up their pools and hot tubs should help to keep swimming a safe and healthy activity. Read more


Cornell food scientists are designing the milk carton of the future that will give consumers precise “best by” dates and improve sustainability by reducing food waste. Read more


Flag Raising

Photo by Wayne Peters

This annual reenactment features reenactors as soldiers and civilians from the 15th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, special displays of military vehicles, period camps, weapons demonstrations, uniform programs and hands-on activities for families. Read more


If you are a mother in the workforce, you truly must be a superwoman, a term coined in the 1970s-80s, coinciding with “the shift of the woman’s traditional role of a housewife towards a more career-oriented way of life.” Says Wikipedia. Read more

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