Buffalonians have a way of spotting one another even across great distances, like the time I ran into a couple from Alden while in line for an empanada in Key West.

But what about if you're new here? Is there a learning curve to being part of the City of Good Neighbors?

Well, one thing about Buffalonians, they will always make you feel welcome -- even if you order Buffalo wings while we're at the bar with you.

Buffalo pies feature that great cup and char pepperoni. The puddles of grease in the middle of the pepperoni are what makes it special.

Cheerios are made right here in Buffalo. A true Buffalonian can tell you what variety is being made that morning.

When you head out to the bars for Dyngus Day, bring pussy willows and arm yourself with squirt guns. No one will ever know it's your first time.

Nothing quite says "it's my first time," like heading to Bar Bill with no cash in your wallet, though.

Don't let the calendar fool you. It's May. Yes, if you're from here there's probably a snow brush in your car right now.

Buffalo's robust public art projects make for the best backgrounds to send selfies to your friends from your new home in the 716.

Oh, you have an apartment so you think you won't be shoveling? LOL. Cute! Let's introduce you to alternate parking in the city, and your new favorite upper body workout.

Here are 15 things you might want to commit to memory to convince anyone you've lived here your whole life.

15 Things That Will Convince Anyone You're a Western New York Native

Buffalonians have a way of spotting one another even across great distances, like the time I ran into a couple from Alden while in line for an empanada in Key West. But what about if you're new here? Is there a learning curve to being part of the City of Good Neighbors?

How Buffalo New York Got Its Name

Hidden Features of Famous Buffalo Places

Architecture is both an art and science; combining function, form and design into a structure meant to last generations.

Take a tour of some of Buffalo's most famous places, and see the secrets these locations have been hiding in plain sight all along.

12 Secrets You Know If You're From Buffalo

23 Playgrounds You Have To Visit in Buffalo and Beyond

23 Buffalo Bars We Really, Really Miss

LOOK: Here are the 50 best beach towns in America

Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

How Many in America: From Guns to Ghost Towns

Can you take a guess as to how many public schools are in the U.S.? Do you have any clue as to how many billionaires might be residing there? Read on to find out—and learn a thing or two about each of these selection’s cultural significance and legacy along the way.

LOOK: The most popular biblical baby names

To determine the most popular biblical baby names, Stacker consulted the name origin site Behind the Name and the Social Security Administration's baby names database then ranked the top 50 names from Behind the Name's Biblical Names origins list of 564 names, based on how many babies had been given these names in 2019. Click through to find out which biblical names have stood the test of time.