Space to process, to reflect. Space to express the cacophony inside. Space to feel the shattering following the heartbreak of May 14.
It’s peak ice cream season—and vegan flavors are (finally) making its mark on menus. Here’s a taste of what local purveyors are scooping up, sans dairy.
Lizzie and Dan’s story began like many millennials—“we met on Bumble,” the couple laughs. The pair matched five years ago while studying in Cleveland and have been inseparable since.
Like conjuring a list of hopeful future purchases when buying a lottery ticket, summer has a similar effect.
I think it’s fair to say that a decade or so ago, to share you were seeing an astrologer would have been taboo. Yet, now, your sun, moon and rising sign is a common conversation amongst friends and acquaintances.
Katie Loewen of Fluid Katie has lived a life with creativity at its center. Growing up, her father was a musician and her mother a watercolor artist—so it’s fair to say art of every type has always played an outsized role in her life.
The best days always start with a good night’s sleep. The kind of sleep that gifts you a blurry-eyed satisfaction when you look out your window knowing you don’t have to rush to your coffee pot, but you have the luxury of swallowing in the new air from the comfort of your bed for at least a …
Alex Dispence was a fine dining chef. He cooked in some of America’s top resorts, country clubs and golf courses.
To say one is stunned upon walking into James Wisniewski's plant loft is an understatement.
Buffalo Magazine was back at the Martin House on Wednesday, June 8 to celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday at his Buffalo masterpiece. The evening featured elote, tacos and egg rolls from Chef Josey at SZN Buffalo, specialty craft cocktails and mocktail from Hartman’s Distilling, birthday…
Buffalo Magazine was proud to march down Elmwood Ave. alongside scores of fellow Buffalonians in the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5.
This year’s women’s NCAA tournament was one for the record books. The championship game between the UConn Huskies and South Carolina Gamecocks was the most-watched college championship game on ESPN (men or women) in nearly two decades—with 4.85 million viewers. That’s up 18% from 2021 and 30…
When the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown began, Aaron Bartley, cofounder and former leader of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH), decided to venture into something new—a brick-and-mortar bookstore.
Does anyone else feel like brunch is an enigma? It’s like a quiet rebellion—a bite that allows us to break away from our everyday life in a socially acceptable way.
Walk into the Pursel home in Buffalo’s Central Park neighborhood, and several things strike you. One, a child is sitting on the kitchen table. Two, the space is both welcoming and eclectic.
Tea is the second-most widely consumed beverage in the world, nestled snuggly between water (No. 1) and beer (No. 3). And like its neighbors in rank, tea can be a particularly refreshing treat in the warm spring and summer months. Even when enjoyed hot, the subtle astringency of the tannins …
Buffalo’s Unapologetic Coffee Co. is only a few months old, but the approach of twin sisters Alicia and Alisa Officer—to provide small batch, ethically sourced roasted quality coffee direct to consumers—has already proven successful.
Allison and Ben didn’t meet until years after they graduated from the same high school. And even then, it wasn’t quite love at first sight.
Cheese, pepperoni and sauce in a crispy wrapper. That’s the entire description on a box of frozen pizza logs. But Buffalonians know. We were practically raised on the no-frills appetizer that is rumored to have gotten its start in Niagara Falls. Many would consider them, like the Falls, a wo…
The grand, grassy parkways of Buffalo are lined with older, stately homes, many of which carry the torch of tradition through dark woodwork, heavy draperies and ghosts of past aristocratic decorating “shoulds.” But not one house on Chapin Parkway.
Justin Suarez’s mark is all over Rochester. The aerosol and fine artist celebrates wildlife with large-scale spray painted murals. His work immediately draws the viewer in by capturing magnificent movement and majesty over concrete and brick.
If you drive south on Route 62 out of North Collins and make a left turn up Shirley Road, a brown barn emerges on the left side of the road from the undulating farmland about a half mile or so up the hill.
What is it about front porch season that feels so magical?
Anthropologists consider bread the foundation of civilization. In its fermented, leavened form, it’s credited with fueling humankind’s shift from nomadic hunter gatherers to settled communities of agrarians.
To understand the significance of Columbus Green, you have to think back to the mid-’90s.
I was never one to daydream about my wedding day, at least not in that cliche way. Yet never could I have envisioned what my experience would end up being: postponing our 100-plus person wedding, due to a worldwide pandemic, with capacity limits and dance pods pending.
Many of Western New York’s more adventurous foodies are likely acquainted with Smita Chutke. Though she doesn’t own a restaurant, her cooking classes and private dinners have attracted a dedicated following.
Black women were particularly impacted by the social and economic pressures that burdened many Americans in 2020. Of the roughly 12 million women-owned businesses in the US, only 10% are owned by Black women according to the US Census. Six months into the pandemic, only 47% of all women-owne…
When I think of aerial arts I think of Carrie Bradshaw and the flying trapeze episode, Pink performing at the Grammys and—of course—the iconic scenes of Cirque du Soleil. You know, professional performers doing professional things.
There are few better feelings than leaving the nail salon with a fresh set. This sentiment, which has always rung true, took on another meaning during the last year and a half as we live through the Covid-19 pandemic.