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A look at Western New York's history through the pages of The Buffalo News.

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Chiavetta family has been sending plumes of delicious chicken barbecue... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Any of us who have spent time away from Buffalo have our rituals when we return... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, May 24, 2016

When the new Lehigh Valley passenger terminal opened in 1916, it was “a cause... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, May 23, 2016

Nominally, he ran Sharkey’s Smoke Shop at Eagle and Washington, and later... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Saturday, May 21, 2016

If we haven’t been personally touched by it, most of us have at least read... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, May 19, 2016

Roy Peller and Paul Mure worked at Kleinhans Men’s Store when they decided to... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The character of the Main and Ferry intersection has changed dramatically over... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Dr. Ray V. Pierce’s Palace Hotel brought taste and opulence to the West Side... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, May 16, 2016

What a wonderful idea that our city has smelled like Cheerios for more than 75... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, May 12, 2016

Long before the Buffalo Sabres were known for not making the playoffs, the club... Read More

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As an eighth-generation Buffalonian, Steve Cichon is as thoroughly a proud Buffalonian as you'll find. The former radio news man, historian and author of five books has turned his passion for Buffalo's pop culture history into a career. Aside from running startup Buffalo Stories LLC, Steve's an adjunct professor at Medaille College, a producer at WNED-TV (PBS), and has recently celebrated 25 years as a bow tie wearer.

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