I’m Mark Richards, mid-days and weekends on Mix96. I was born in Buffalo and I grew up in the Cheektowaga/West Seneca area. I was that nerd who read the Pledge to the Flag in high school. We had a radio station, so I’ve been hooked since the age of 14. I’ve been in radio since the 80s and I was on staff in Utica NY when Townsquare took over some years ago. The #1 most played song on my iPod? It’s most likely a mix of music you don’t hear on any radio station. Favorite movie, favorite quote from that movie? The Notebook, “It was NEVER over.”
5 Buffalo Restaurants Where Your Dog Can Dine With You on Patio
There are five restaurants in the Buffalo area that I know of that allow dogs to join you on their outdoor patios. If you've been wondering where to eat outside WITH your dog, check out these places.
Did You Know You Can Kayak to the Grain Elevators and Silos of Buffalo?
Did you know that you can kayak or canoe right up to our towering grain elevators? Kayak tours, rentals and retail sales can be found in Buffalo’s Old First Ward at Elevator Alley Kayak, 65 Vandalia Street. Call 997-7925 and find out how you can be just a few feet from history on the Buffalo River.
7 Ways You’ll Enjoy Buffalo’s Improved Waterfront
I picked a good time to move back to Buffalo. I see new restaurants everywhere around town. I'm attending major concerts coming to First Niagara Center. There is a huge surge in hotel openings. However, what seems to be my favorite thing about our growth is what's happening on our waterfront.
Here Is the Boardwalk Carnival Schedule for Memorial Day Weekend at Canalside
Admission is free to enjoy the festivities at Canalside this Memorial Day weekend. There will be rides and games for the entire family to enjoy along with great food, a beer tent, live music and and more! Somethings will have you reaching into your wallets. For example...
Left-Hand Turning Lanes Coming to Route 20 in Hamburg
As you can see in the video, you not only have to worry about oncoming traffic when making a left on Southwestern Boulevard here, but have you to check your rear view mirror as well. That's about to change.
Buffalo Is a World Leader in Drivers Crashing into WHAT?
Home of the best chicken wings, a major draw for concerts, a leader in economic development and now Buffalo is known as a world leader in drivers crashing into buildings! It started with WIVB TV compiling a list of 26 crash sites in Western New York, and then with Cynthia Van Ness continuing to track drivers crashing into buildings. Our region has amassed over 150 documented news stories with such
Chick-fil-A Says They Are NOT Coming to Buffalo
Apparently the rumors that have been swirling around for quite a while now are false. It seems that Western New York will NOT be getting a Chick-fIl-A restaurant. We may have been victim of an internet hoax.
Donald Trump Coming to Buffalo! Are You Going? [POLL]
If Donald Trump wants to be President of the United States, he is going to have to turn New York State RED. As of early April 2016, sources told us that negotiations were in the works for a Trump rally at the First Niagara Center on April 17, 2016.
Take a Look Back at Buffalo’s Dyngus Day 1985 [VIDEO]
Dyngus Day is Monday, March 28th, 2016 and Buffalo will get it's fill of pussy willows and polish music. Traditionally the Monday after Easter is a giant Polish Celebration in Buffalo, New York and this Dyngus Day should be as festive as Dyngus Days past.
What Are the Most Crime-Ridden Neighborhoods in Buffalo, NY?
Before we chose to buy a house in Derby NY, just south of Hamburg and Buffalo, we first went to neighborhoodscout and searched for the best and worst neighborhoods to live in near Buffalo, New York. Based on crime rates, these are the five most dangerous neighborhoods.
Watch This Bills Tailgater Spin His Way Into a Face Plant [VIDEO]
At least he's wearing a Mario Williams jersey. But drinking and playing the dizzy bat game now has him wearing the bumper of a nearby SUV.
We Salute Buffalo’s Timothy Adam Payne This Veterans Day [VIDEO]
He's met President Obama twice. He's chatted with Prince Harry, Gary Sinise, Bradly Cooper and other celebrities. But what Timothy Payne is really all about is for fighting for our freedoms, and that's why we salute this wounded warrior, an American hero in our community.