Outer Harbor

Tim Wenger
July 21, 2017 - 10:11 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo's Outer Harbor will play host to yet another major event this weekend as Thunder at the Outer Harbor runs all day Saturday and Sunday. The free event combines the thunder of speed boats, antique boats and classic cars all in one spot. Crews were busy Friday afternoon...
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Mike Baggerman
July 17, 2017 - 1:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins attended Buffalo's Italian Heritage Festival at the Outer Harbor over the weekend and explained that it was important to see people enjoy the waterfront. "I thought there were a lot of people there," Higgins said, drawing laughter from the crowd. "I...
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Richard Root
July 17, 2017 - 5:54 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The long-standing tradition of the Italian Heritage Festival had an uphill battle this weekend, thanks to the weather delay Friday and the new location. How did people like the change? If Facebook, Twitter and other social media are any indication, festival organizers have some...
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Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you plan on heading to the Italian Heritage Festival this weekend, Buffalo Police wrote the following message on their Facebook page ahead of the event to prepare travelgoers: "Buffalo Police advise people attending this years Italian Festival at the Outer Harbor to take...
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Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo’s Italian Heritage Festival from Thursday until Sunday and, for the first time ever, it will be at Buffalo’s spacious Outer Harbor, a far-cry from Hertel Ave where the event was held for the last 29 years. “It’s definitely a bittersweet feeling,” Delaware District...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
June 03, 2017 - 7:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - John Dandes of Outer Harbor Management Group acknowledged that Canalside was given a priority over Buffalo's Outer Harbor in redevelopment. "Canalside was sort of easier because it was closer in," Dandes said. "As we get refocused on what's going on (at the Outer Harbor)...
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Tim Wenger
June 02, 2017 - 1:59 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Noting that just a few years ago there would be no reason to be standing along what is now known as Wilkeson Pointe, Outer Harbor Management Group President John Dandes pulled the wraps off a summer full of entertainment and recrational activities available along Buffalo's...
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Mike Baggerman
May 24, 2017 - 3:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo took a boat tour of Canalside and the Outer Harbor on Wednesday morning to see the growth of the area first-hand and state officials announced funding for the expansion of Moog, Inc. and Canalside. Howard Zemsky announced a $53 million expansion of Moog...
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Mike Baggerman
May 16, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Is Buffalo's Outer Harbor ready for prime time? The Outer Harbor continues to evolve but is still lagging behind the redevelopment of Canalside, which hosts several more events during the summer than the Outer Harbor. Regardless, Congressman Brian Higgins said the Outer...
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