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By Christopher Schobert » Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Northtowns needed Moor Pat, and needed it badly. As craft beer meccas have sprouted up throughout Western New York, things up north have been relatively quiet. There are a few go-tos with to-die-f... Read More

By Lisa A. McPartland » Thursday, February 26, 2015

It’s karaoke night, and karaoke is king. The televisions above the bar flicker with muted hockey games. The pool table is covered with a board to add table space. Darts remain unflung. About two ... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The griffon – a mythic half eagle/half lion creature – represents among other things, wisdom. With this in mind, Significant Other and I figured why fight for bar space on a Saturday night when an... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Tuesday, February 10, 2015

My first trip to San-Dee’s Pub on Grand Island was a bit of an adventure. If you aren’t an Islander (is that even a real phrase?), then you might need a GPS to get there, which is part of the char... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

You need more than lamppost banners and 50 nights of business a year to start a bar district. The establishment of such requires investment, vision and blind ambition, all focused on generating int... Read More

By Lisa A. McPartland » Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It’s the kind of place where the pool table remains unlocked for a couple of rounds after two quarters are invested. The kind of place where a regular can gain possession of the remote to the Int... Read More

By Christopher Schobert » Wednesday, January 14, 2015

As Big Daddy Kane so memorably put it, pimpin’ ain’t easy. Neither is wearing the “legend” mantle. But in the Buffalo bar universe, Coles does it remarkably well. Of course it does, you say... Read More

By Christie Jok » Tuesday, January 6, 2015

On a blustery Saturday evening, there is nothing better than snuggling up with the one you love, or the one you’re just getting to know, in a cozy booth inside a hip bar/restaurant on Elmwood Avenue... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Tuesday, December 30, 2014

It’s easy enough to say that Mooney’s Sports Bar and Grill isn’t your typical suburban neighborhood watering hole. But what is it that sets it apart? After all, there are plenty of places to get... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Tuesday, December 23, 2014

As Buffalo continues on its current roll of incremental transformation, the city’s “young people” have enjoyed a starring role in the majority of images, campaigns and conversations about its co... Read More
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