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By Steve Cichon » 8:00 AM

Utica Club promised, in this ad from 40 years ago today, that if you “taste... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, July 1, 2015

While saying accepting kisses and listening to the screams of female fans are a... Read More

By Sara Meehan » Wednesday, July 1, 2015

There's an unsolved mystery in the archives of The Buffalo News: What happened to the microfilmed editions for the month of July in 1915? They're... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Buffalo’s most fondly remembered amusement park broke down exactly what made... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Forty years ago today, the tolls at Black Rock and Ogden crept up from 15 cents... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

While millions of Americans have given in to the convenience of the Keurig... Read More

By Sara Meehan » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Among the local news on the day's front page: "People win fight to kill... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Through the 1970s and 1980s, The Ground Round was a popular casual dining spot... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Both Super Duper and B-Kwik were offering great savings on discount pop and... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, June 29, 2015

Fun*N*Games Park was a small amusement park just off I-290 on Colvin, right... Read More

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Steve Cichon is a fourth-generation Buffalonian; all eight of his great-grandparents called Buffalo home. The historian and author of three books runs his own business telling the stories of Western New York, is an adjunct communications professor and previously spent 20 years working in Buffalo radio and television.

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