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Americans love their popcorn. According to industry group The Popcorn Board, we annually devour more popcorn than any country in the world, consuming more than 13 billion quarts — or about 42 quarts per person. If you’re eating it that much, it only makes sense to add a little spice to your snack-time routine. Popcorn seasonings have been around for a while, but three l…

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NYC-based writer Arthur Bovino spent months eating (and drinking) his way around Buffalo as research for his upcoming books. The first — Buffalo Everything: A Guide to Eating in Nickel City — is out this June. What surprised you the most about the food scene here? How much I became obsessed with it! I was expecting great wings, weck and pizza, sure, but I didn’t expect t…

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There’s simply nothing better than a comforting meal loaded with gooey cheese. It’s Buffalo, so you’ll find plenty of options — but here are some favorites. Giant Mozzarella Sticks Orazio’s 9415 Main Street, Clarence Orazio’s takes this classic bar snack a step further by making these massive in size, perfect for the ultimate string pull. They’re coated with homemade…

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On April 21, the school held its annual auction to support financial aid and academic scholarships at the Buffalo Convention Center — and also paid tribute to President Robert T. Scott, who's retiring after 48 years of service.

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The 2018 fundraiser, held on April 20 at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, featured a silent auction, sit-down dinner and performance by Tony Award winner, Leslie Odom, Jr.

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This month’s most hottest release has been preceded by months of breathless fan anticipation. The cast is as star-heavy as any film in recent memory, and the storyline boldly original. I’m of course talking about Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs.” Wait, did you think I meant “Avengers: Infinity War”? That’s a biggie, too, but “Isle” is the real must-see. Must-see of the month…

Buffalo Magazine: Photo Galleries

The Barrel Factory hosted a tasting of local breweries and distilleries (and fare) to benefit Habitat for Humanity Buffalo on April 12.

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No matter the weather, the sights and scents of the season fill the Buffalo Botanical Gardens - along with Tibetan inspired gratitude flags during their Spring Flowers Exhibit, which runs until April 8.

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The latest from Steven Spielberg and the home release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” make for a fascinating week for movie lovers. But the must-see is— believe it or not — “Paddington 2,” which just arrived on digital. Pick of the week: “Ready Player One” Two years ago, my then-six-year-old son decided he’d like to be Indiana Jones for Halloween, and I was thrilled. As a …

Buffalo Magazine: Shopping

Toys “R” Us may be closing forever, but that doesn’t mean you have to grow up. Just look local. Whether you live in the city, Northtowns, or Southtowns, there’s a neighborhood toy store that channels childhood magic…arguably much better than the large big box store experience ever could. The TreeHouse 793 Elmwood Ave. In the middle of Elmwood Village, the TreeHous…

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Seated in the 17th floor conference room of the law offices of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman overlooking downtown Buffalo, attorney Amy Habib Rittling is preparing to do something she’s very uncomfortable with — talk about herself. Habib Rittling, a Buffalo native and graduate of SUNY Buffalo Law School, is far more comfortable extolling the virtues of others. Whether …