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What To Do In WNY This Weekend
Photo: kittijaroonWhether you love comedy, comic books, 5Ks, baseball, inventions, Minecraft, Thomas the Tank Engine, or awesome 90's rap, there's something for everyone this weekend in Western New York.
ALL WEEKEND:
Day Out with Thomas
May 20, 9:00 am - May 21, 6:00 pm
Medina Railroad

Carnival at Maple …
Are You Smarter Than…
I like to think that most people are smart, well intention-ed humans.  Unfortunately this theory is proven wrong almost daily.  The good news for Western New York is that usually these people are located in Florida.
 
For today's 'Are You Smarter Than' we have a stor…
Tony Tries Being a Barista [VIDEO]
It's Tony Tries Tuesday, and for this episode I was charged with making latte's at Undergrounds Coffeehouse & Roastery.  I have never had a latte before, but that won't stop me from making a masterpiece!
 
It was actually pretty easy to do, and Bridget's trai…
How To Make Your College Professor Cry
This academic year has been a big challenge for me --- balancing my position as Associate Professor of Communication and Media Arts at Genesee Community College, along with my new after-school job on the air from 3-7pm here at Mix96.
I successfully applied for a year-long sabbatical from my position …
Tony Tries…Walking in Heels [VIDEO]
It's Tony Tries Tuesday, and today Val has decided to make me wear heels.  Yes you read that correctly.  There is a disturbing trend developing over the last few Try days and I think I need to reread the fine print in my contract.
 
When I agreed to wear heels today I hadn't t…
Val & Tony’s Coca-Cola Chug Challenge [VIDEO]
It's National Have a Coke Day, so of course Val Townsend and I celebrated the only way we know how...by having a chugging contest.  Val challenged me and I accepted, mainly because I do not have the ability to say no.  Then she pulled the one two switcharoo and just watched me chug th…
Tinder Swap: Val & Tony Switch Roles with FaceApp
If you haven't heard, there is a new app called FaceApp where you can alter your appearance and make yourself look older, younger, and even the opposite sex.  Of course this is something that Val and I had to try and the results were, well, shocking...
Several People Hurt in Early Morning Lackawanna Fire
7 people were taken to the hospital, one in critical with smoke inhalation, following an overnight fire at 97 Ingham in Lackawanna. @WGRZ pic.twitter.com/t2OuQW3KuD
— J.T. Messinger (@JTMessinger) April 22, 2017
Early this morning a fire broke out in Lackawanna...
Buffalo Minute: Thursday 4-20-17 [AUDIO]
Country Superstar Eric Church is stopping by Buffalo Tonight. Bringing his tour to the Key Bank Center. The show is at 8 p.m. and tickets are still available.


For the sixth time, Jack Eichel of the Buffalo Sabres will represent Team USA
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Workpal Wednesday Winner 4-19-17
Today's Workpal Wednesday Winner is:
Michael Schueckler
Michael was nominated by Renee Flynn and work together at ACV Auctions!
 
"Why should they be our Workpal of the Week?
Mike is one of the best people I have had the pleasure of working with. He ...
Buffalo Minute: Wednesday 4-19-17 [AUDIO]
College hockey's national championship is coming to Buffalo. NCAA officials announced yesterday that the Frozen Four will be played at the Key Bank Center in 2019.  It's the first time the hockey semifinals and title game will be played in Buffalo since 2003
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