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By Emeri Krawczyk » Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Sometimes a satisfactory happy hour turns up at an unexpected place – like the Cyclone Bar at Hamburg Gaming. To begin with, the bar doesn’t charge an arm and leg for drinks if one isn’t parked at a slot machine. Add happy hour pricing and drinks are a relative bargain. A short walk through the gaming floor leads... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Thursday, January 7, 2016

To find out just how interesting the Williamsville’s Eagle House is, grab a copy of “A Taste of History” on a table near the back parking lot entrance. The place has been serving folks since 1827. Among other things, the Eagle House was a stop on the Conestoga Wagon Line. Back then, travelers could get a meal for... Read More

By Michael Farrell » Thursday, December 31, 2015

The bar: Parkside MeadowThe breakdown: The bar address of 2 Russell St. holds a special place for those who liked inhaling beers near the Buffalo Zoo in the 1970s and ’80s. That’s when the unruly Park Meadow reigned for roaming locals, Canisius undergrads or anyone looking to be overserved mere steps away... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Thursday, December 24, 2015

For anyone on lookout for a good downtown happy hour joint, we offer Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The excellent combination of beer, booze and barbecue make it a sure hit. Happy hour runs all day on Sunday, too.The concept is simple for those who like easy math: $4 draft beers, $5 cocktails, $6 apps and $7 wines. Notably, DBBQ... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Sometimes a fun happy hour location happens in a place where you least expect it – like Pasquale’s. It is amazing that what was once a basic, take-out pizzeria that opened in 1975 has become three full-scale restaurants that serve good food in very nice surroundings. The bar at the West Seneca location is compact,... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Like many fine-dining establishments, the iconic Salvatore’s Italian Gardens Restaurant has recognized the value of catering to folks who want to stay at the bar. Unlike the past, bars are no longer a place to wait for a table, but a destination. Salvatore’s newly renovated Chandelier Bar is such a place.... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Wednesday, November 25, 2015

With much anticipation, the newest beacon for beer drinkers – World of Beer – opened in late August in the former Ruby Tuesday location in the Walden Galleria. We predict this Florida-based bar franchise will be a hot hangout this holiday season, especially by those dragged to the mall against their will to shop or... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Often a great Western New York summer experience is tied to the water. While we agree, we also recommend visiting a hard-to-get-into-place during the offseason. Bargains can be had. Far from the madding crowds of summer, we offer the totally revamped Dockside Bar & Grill, which will remain open throughout winter for... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Thursday, November 12, 2015

Who knew that when the Roaming Buffalo Food Truck and Mikey Dee’s Catering and Food Truck came together to open a brick-and-mortar joint the result would be a great hangout? At Roaming Dee’s, opened in June by Christopher and Valerie Taylor (Roaming Buffalo) and Michael DiJoseph (Mikey Dee’s), you... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Tuesday, November 3, 2015

While some folks prefer a laid-back happy hour, others want nonstop action. For them we offer Dave & Busters.The recently opened 33,000-square-foot cavern at the Walden Galleria replaces the Eastern Hills Mall location. “Game” is the operative word at D&B’s. The multitude of TVs – what... Read More

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