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While any first trip to Buffalo calls for wings at the Anchor Bar, watching a sunset down at Canalside or a quick jaunt to see the power of Niagara Falls, repeat visitors, or those looking to live like a local, will be on the hunt for experiences and places off the beaten path. Luckily, with deep roots in American history, legendary architecture, a diverse food culture, and creative residents with immeasurable amounts of civic pride, finding those experiences isn’t that difficult. You just have to know where to look.
Hosted by city planner and die-hard Buffalonian Chris Hawley, Atlas Obscura, the outlet dedicated to seeking out “curious and wondrous travel destinations”, spent three days discovering the unexpected Buffalo. This recent feature, How a City Planner Spends 3 Days in Resurgent Buffalo, outlines their journey to find the city beneath the surface.
“[Buffalo’s] story involves an explosion of art, hand-built bars hidden among former industrial hubs, and a wave of immigrants and refugees bringing new blood to neglected neighborhoods. Basically, it’s a world away from the tired old perception that the city ‘isn’t worth much beyond chicken wings, the Buffalo Bills, and snow,'” Altas Obscura writes.
To see where they went, you can read the entire feature on the Atlas Obscura site here: How a City Planner Spends 3 Days in Resurgent Buffalo
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Tips for A Healthier U From Univera Healthcare Each Wednesday on Eyewitness News (Channel 7) at 5am, 5pm and 6pm, Univera Healthcare Medical Director, Steven Dina, M.D., shares health and wellness tips for A Healthier U. Topics include staying safe in the sun while reducing the risk for skin cancer, a telemedicine app to download before your next family vacation, health tips for parents of kids heading off to college, and many more. On the third Wednesday of each month, Dr. Dina is a guest on Channel 7’s AM Buffalo, with even more health and wellness information. AM Buffalo airs weekday mornings at 10am. “Univera Healthcare compiles information on just about every health-related topic one can imagine to help our members have their best quality of life,” said Dina. “We see an opportunity with Channel 7 to reach the broader community with these tips for A Healthier U.” Additional topics to be covered include diabetes management, childhood asthma, and advance directives. If you miss Univera Healthcare’s tips for A Healthier Uon the air, find them online at Channel 7’s Your Health Matters page, at wkbw.com/yourhealthmatters.