DON HEUPEL/CONTRIBUTOR LIVING THE DREAM: Joe Lavey poses with the Leg Lamps made famous by the movie "A Christmas Story" at the family's home in North Tonawanda. Lavey, president of Sweeney Hose #7, organized the 30th reunion of cast members from the movie appearing at the Riviera Theater on Saturday.
DON HEUPEL/CONTRIBUTOR ICONIC: The famous Leg Lamps are shown in the window at the Lavey's family home in North Tonawanda.
SEAsonings warms things up at Aquarium of Niagara
Had enough slipping and sliding, sneezing and freezing? No need for cold medicine, just drop by the Aquarium of Niagara from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday. It's time for our annual winter fundraiser, SEAsonings - The Original Taste of Niagara.
The Straits team with BPO to rock Buffalo
Dire Straits ranks amongst the bestselling artists of all time, all six of their studio albums achieved Platinum status or better in the UK and Gold status or better in the U.S.
The Stooges are back at the Riviera Theatre
Saturday's Stoogefest at the Riviera Theatre, offering seven or so episodes featuring the Three Stooges and enough raffles, door prizes and comedy to keep the faithful -- typically clad in Stooge regalia -- laughing all night, is in its third year as a winter event.
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.