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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

By Christopher Schobert » Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Two very telling events occurred within minutes of my arrival to the new Anchor Bar on Transit Road in Williamsville. One of them tells a lot about me, the other about the establishment, which is the ... Read More

By Lisa A. McPartland » Wednesday, December 10, 2014

There’s something to be said about a bar that makes you feel as though you’re in the middle of a quiet country village even though you are seconds away from the intersection of Transit Road and Br... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Wednesday, December 3, 2014

There is something to be said for proximity. Whether you are looking to enjoy a pregame cocktail or to celebrate/drown your sorrows after a Bills game, its always a short walk to O’Neill’s Stadium... Read More

By Matt Chandler » Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Bills had just taken a dagger to the heart, losing what was deemed a very winnable game to the Kansas City Chiefs. So I expected a somber mood as, roughly an hour after the final gun had sounded a... Read More
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