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By Thomas Prohaska » Wednesday, February 3, 2016

LOCKPORT – The owners of Spring Lake Winery in the Town of Lockport are seeking permission to host a daylong musical festival on June 18, with a “big name” as the feature attraction. Promoter Tom Tarry of Results Group of Syracuse said he received a proposed contract from the proposed headliner Tuesday, and he... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 29, 2016

1) Buffalo Soup-Fest, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 31 in Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). Entrance costs $5 and "Soup Bucks" cost $1 each. Commentary: If you're someone who likes to browse menus as much as I do, then the SoupFest offerings below will occupy a few minutes of your time. What's Mooney's... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 22, 2016

If you're a "Seinfeld" fan, you've likely already acted fast and purchased tickets to his Shea's appearances, as both have been sold out for some time. But, even if you missed out on the TV superstar, there's still an awful lot to do. Here's The 10: 1) Ellicottville Winter Blues and Brews Fest, 4 p.m. Jan. 22 through... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, January 15, 2016

1) Chillabration, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 15; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 16; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 17; 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). Free to attend, but some of the activities, like Paint the Town, certain windows of ice skating and the Frozen Buffalo Bar Crawl, for example, require... Read More

By Mary Kunz Goldman » Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Our visit to five wineries left us believing that every winery is an adventure that transcends the wine itself. Go with a friend or by yourself. Taste the wine, or not. Talk to the winemakers, proprietors and tasting room associates. Talk to other visitors. Buy gifts for yourself of others (wineries typically sell other... Read More

By Toni Ruberto » Thursday, December 24, 2015

Christmas is here and finally we can relax and truly enjoy the holiday spirit with family and friends. For some, that will mean hosting an open house or perhaps a fun ugly sweater party. Others will want to chill with a holiday movie, cutout cookies and hot cocoa. For those seeking fresh air and a festive spirit, we have... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, October 16, 2015

1) Buffalo On Tap, 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in Buffalo Niagara Convention Center (153 Franklin St.). Tickets are $40 when purchased in advance or $50 at the door. Here's the list of breweries expected to attend. Commentary: There's nothing tricky about Buffalo On Tap. Three reasons to be pumped: 21st Amendment -- the brewery... Read More

By Michael Rizzo » Wednesday, October 14, 2015

This weekend’s fourth annual Trans Wellness Conference at Evergreen Commons (262 Georgia St.) offers a packed program of education, training and discussion on transgender-related health and wellness issues while also delivering a stunning showcase of art and talent from trans advocacy powerhouses Angelica Ross, Scott... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, October 9, 2015

We're just going to cut to the chase this week, mostly because you probably don't want to hear me fawn over fall, which is unquestionably my favorite season. 1) Ellicottville Fall Festival, 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 10; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Village of Ellicottville. It's free to attend,... Read More

By Theresa Donnelly » Thursday, October 8, 2015

Fluff up your flannels and make your weekend count. Fulfill every beer fantasy with your friends, catch up on the rhythms of fall that you miss out on at your desk, and whisk yourself away with a weekend in Ellicottville. On Friday and Saturday, you can be one of the thousands who travel to Ellicottville for the 40th... Read More

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