Buffalo is the city with the second largest population in the state of New York, after New York City. This city is located in western New York on the eastern shores of Lake Erie and at the head of the Niagara River across from Fort Erie, Ontario. Buffalo offers vibrant nightlife, world-class museums and cultural attractions, not to mention the sunniest summers in the northeastern United States. Majestic historic buildings and sites around every corner tell the story of an important city.
Buffalo houses the headquarters of M&T Bank and First Niagara Bank, both are large regional banks. HSBC Bank USA, Bank of America, and KeyBank also have corporate operations in Buffalo. Citigroup has regional offices in Amherst, Buffalo’s largest suburb and Buffalo is a hub of the debt collection industry. Many buildings in Buffalo offer serviced offices in the area. Buffalo has also become a center for bioinformatics and human genome research, including work by researchers at the University at Buffalo and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Entertainment And Dining Out
No visit to Buffalo is complete without trying some Buffalo wings. Nothing compares to the authentic wings that you will get in this city. A genuine Buffalo wing is a chicken wing slathered in a mixture of homemade hot sauce and butter and fried up crisp. They are best served with celery and blue cheese. The Anchor Bar on Main Street offers the original wings.
Buffalo Niagara International Airport serves Buffalo as well as Niagara Falls, the rest of western New York, Northwest Pennsylvania, and Southern Ontario. There are four NFTA bus routes from the airport. If you drive, The New York State Thruway runs east to west and connects Buffalo to other major cities and regions, including New York City, the Hudson Valley, Albany, Utica, Syracuse, Rochester to the east, and Erie, Pennsylvania and Cleveland to the west. This is a toll highway for most of the way. Buffalo is accessible from the east and west by Amtrak trains, which serve two stations. Buffalo-Depew is in the suburb of Depew, and the downtown Buffalo-Exchange Street station is near the Buffalo Metropolitan Transportation Center. For visitors to Buffalo, the public transportation system provides good access to the majority of the metropolitan area, so travelling around the city proper can be easy.