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Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

For many of us, pickles are a comfort food that remind us of our parents and grandparents, and the fermented foods they kept in jars on the shelves in basements. Just one sight, or more likely one whiff, of those jars of vine…

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Another Father’s Day, another gift-wrapped tie? Let Buffalo entrepreneur Shelden Gibbs help give your traditional Father’s Day gift a funky twist. At Classic Knot, Gibbs sells bow ties with an updated flair that only an 11…

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Inspired Buffalo Marinette Kozlow Inspired Buffalo’s Custom Heirloom Tea Towels capture written memories like a handwritten note from someone dear or a treasured family recipe. The 30-by-30-inch linens are printed with wa…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

The sweet, warm smell of donuts fresh from the fryer wafts from the kitchen to greet all visitors — an intoxicatingly cheery promise of what’s to come. And while Paula, her family and staff (one and the same, really), have be…

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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 …

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Letterpress isn’t novel to brothers DJ and Matt Schutt — but rather the old-fashioned technique their father, who had decades of experience in commercial printing, taught them in the garage. That was Donald’s makeshift printi…

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Toys “R” Us may be closing forever, but that doesn’t mean you have to grow up. Just look local to Clayton's and The TreeHouse. These neighborhood shops channel childhood magic…arguably much better than the large big box store…

Buffalo Magazine: Home & Style

Store owners who re-purpose make the case that not only are their goods more affordable, they’re also better quality. “They don’t make furniture like they used to,” said Donna Kennell, owner of ReFab-ulous Furniture. Kenne…

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CipShopBflo Katie Cipollone By day, Tonawanda resident Katie Cipollone runs a Head Start preschool program on the West Side of Buffalo…at night she’s crafter extraordinaire! Her pieces mostly focus on Buffalo-themed gifts…

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In many ways, Melissa Winkler’s wine boutique, Winkler & Samuels, seems like fate. Opened in August at 500 Seneca downtown, the shop is only two blocks from the former site of F. X. Winkler & Sons, the grocery busines…

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From an unassuming storefront on Buffalo’s East Side, one of the city’s most widely renowned craftsmen puts as much energy and artistry into the single hat ordered from a local walk-in as he does from his big orders from Holl…

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We spend all day trying to look and feel our best, so why do we throw on the first pair of ratty pajama pants and sweatshirt we find once we’re home? The good news is that you don’t have to compromise comfort for looking good…

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The Witty Gritty Paper Co. Melinda and Meredith Preve Mother and daughter design duo Melinda and Meredith Preve create clever cards, cute art prints and all manner of paper hoopla from sticky notes to pencils and note…

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Kimberly Behzadi, a product manager for Elmhurst Milked, stands behind a counter at dig Buffalo, a co-working space designed for those in the early stages of a business or idea development. Entrepreneurs stream in for Buffalo…