Caribana Celebrates It’s 50th Year
What started as a small festival given to celebrate the Canadian Centennial way back in 1967, The Toronto Caribbean Carnival (aka Caribana) has grown to North America's largest celebration of Caribbean culture. More than 1 million people will descend to Lakeshore Boulevard in Downtown Toronto t…
Yasmin Young Salutes Matthew Ahr, Today’s Father Friday Honoree!
Dads often don't get the credit or love that they deserve, which is why Yasmin Young of the 2 To 6 Takeover started Father Friday! It's time for the great dads in Buffalo and WNY to get some recognition! Meet our current honoree, Matthew Ahr!
Community: The 28th Annual Pine Grill Jazz Reunion is this Sunday
Love Jazz??? This Sunday, August 6th and next Sunday, August 13th, the African American Cultural Center presents the 28th Annual Pine Grill Jazz Reunion! Get all the details here!
Community: Get the Details and Tickets for the Wings Flights of Hope BBQ this Saturday!
This weekend, join Power 93.7 WBLK for a BBQ with a purpose! Wings Flights of Hope will host its annual fundraising BBQ! Check out Yasmin Young's interview with the founder and pilot, Joe DeMarco, and get all the details!
Community: Libraries Gear Up For 19th Annual Battle Of The Books Teen Reading Competition
Buffalo and WNY teens and pre-teens are gearing up for the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library’s Battle of the Books, this Saturday, August 5th, an exciting annual reading trivia competition featuring more than 150 contestants on 23 teams representing 14 area libraries. Get …
The ‘Great Book Delivery’ Helps Kids Read All Summer
One of every kid's summer challenges is Reading. When I was in school I remember thinking, "Ahhhhhh...Summer...No School...No Homework....No Reading!!! Little did I know that abandoning all aspects of "School related educational activities, such as reading especial…
Meet Marquis Harris, The People’s Champ MVP Student Athlete of the Week!
We want to recognize student athletes who represent their schools in a positive way! This week we celebrate, Marquis Harris, a student athlete who has sportsmanship, is willing to help their teammates, is dedicated, has pride in themselves and their school and maintains their grades!
Community: Join Us for My Brother’s Keeper Buffalo Male Academy Program Launch
Buffalo Public Schools is launching My Brother’s Keeper Buffalo Male Academy Program on Monday, August 7th! Power 93.7 WBLK will be on-site, join us! Get the details here!
COMMUNITY: 4 Local Artists Paint & Feature Civil Rights Leaders on Buffalo ‘FREEDOM WALL’
There's a 300 foot Artistic Wall at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Ferry Street (@ the Michigan Street African Heritage Corridor.entrance) where four Artists from the Buffalo area are adding their various Art Forms, painting different African-American Leaders on the Wall...
Yasmin Young Salutes Teonie Jackson as WNY’s Hardest Working Woman
Every Wednesday Yasmin Young of the 2 To 6 Takeover and The People's Station will select WNY's Hardest Working Woman to feature here on WBLK.com and receive a prize! Meet our current winner, Teonie Jackson!
Community: Events the Week of July 31st through August 4th at the Central Library
The Central Library in downtown Buffalo has a TON of events this week! Check them out and get involved!