BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation continues in its mission to help re-vamp the city's waterfront.
On Tuesday, the ECHDC announced it had approved funding for construction of a restaurant on the ground floor and patio of the Bufflao and Erie County Naval and Military Park. The museum will gets $182,000 with a 10 percent reserve used for construction contingency that will not exceed $200,000. The money will be used for capital improvements.
Also on Tuesday, the ECHDC put out a call to artists. The corporation is looking for internationally and critically acclaimed artists who can design large scale public art commissions for the Skyway and/or the Connecting Terminal Grain Elevator.
The ECHDC will work with the New York Power Authority, which owns the elevator, and the NYS Department of Transportation, which owns the Skyway, to draw in talent to WNY. The project's budget is between $1.5 million and $2 million. All artists who wish to be considered must submit their qualification materials by noon on October 6th. The request for proposal can be found here.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
A 24-year-old man being sought after his mother and brother were found dead in their Lehigh Acres, Florida home may be heading to Buffalo.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Intense Lk Snow North early heads back to Ski Country Late; General Snow Saturday
It appears snowy weather scared off about half the crowd expected at Thursday night's Common Core forum at WNED TV studios in Buffalo.
GingerBread Lane, a 300-square-foot village made entirely of edible gingerbread, icing and candy, has been designated world's largest gingerbread village by Guinness World Records.