The Gorgeous Buffalo Heritage Carousel is up and running at Canalside!

The Gorgeous Buffalo Heritage Carousel is up and running at Canalside!

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It's been a long time coming - but it's finally here and up and running! The fully restored Buffalo Heritage Carousel, a vintage, park-style, menagerie carousel, custom designed and manufactured in 1924 by Spillman Engineering in North Tonawanda for Domenick De Angelis, has returned to Buffalo. The ride is enclosed in a landmark building, giving it a stunning home for this historic and rare carousel that is powered by the sun. The solar-powered Buffalo Heritage Carousel celebrates the history of carousel manufacturing in Western New York and our legacy of leadership in the use of renewable energy that began in 1901 with the transmission of hydro-electric power from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. The vintage carousel, with its 34 menagerie animals rising up and down as carnival music plays,  sat in…
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Resurgence searching for Buffalo’s Top Dog & Coolest Cat!

Resurgence searching for Buffalo’s Top Dog & Coolest Cat!

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Resurgence searching for Buffalo’s Top Dog & Coolest Cat! The dog days of summer are almost here and one local brewery is ready to let the cat out of the bag! Resurgence Brewing Company is searching for Buffalo's Top Dog & Coolest Cat to be the faces of their new summer brew! One dog and one cat will win the opportunity to be featured on Resurgence’s new summer brew can and be named Buffalo’s Top Dog & Coolest Cat by entering the “Resurgence to the Rescue” photo contest! All proceeds from the contest will benefit the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter pets and Ten Lives Club rescue cats! The winners of the photo contest will then be invited to the “Resurgence to the Rescue” pet-friendly party on Aug. 1 to…
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Louie’s Hot Dogs to close after 70 years in business

Louie’s Hot Dogs to close after 70 years in business

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  After 70 years - Louie's Hot Dogs will be closing its doors! The owners posted this heartfelt message on Facebook:   "It is with a heavy heart yet an immense sense of joy and accomplishment that I am announcing my ( and my sister Debbie’s ) retirement from our family business . Both of us working in our family business for over 50 years apiece ... we felt it was a good time to say goodbye and retire . I reopened for our 70th year earlier this spring and had fully intended on making it through another wonderful season . The difficulty in staffing the store this spring is proving to be too much for Debbie and I . And after working an incredibly busy lunch hour with just…
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The Blueberry Tree House Farm is SO MUCH MORE than a Blueberry Farm!

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If you love blueberries. And treehouses. And live music. And artwork. And wild life. And dancing. And giving back. The Blueberry Treehouse Farm is for YOU!     The Blueberry Treehouse Farm is a u-pick and pre pick organic blueberry farm and more.   If you've been to the farm in the past - you will be amazed at what's happening this year! They are putting up a treehouse deck this year which they call their cafe/lounge! They have a beer, wine & cider permit and  hope to be a hosting house for local restaurants! They're also developing a 10,000 square foot banquet are - yes 10,000 - for weddings and other parties, they've extended their parking lot and have more features in their play area! Here's a look at…
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The Totally Buffalo Festival IS happening at Buffalo Riverworks this Memorial Weekend!!!

The Totally Buffalo Festival IS happening at Buffalo Riverworks this Memorial Weekend!!!

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WE’RE BACKKKKK!! The Totally Buffalo Festival was canceled last year, but we are back this year! We will be utilizing the covered rink pads at Buffalo Riverworks to bring you a totally outdoor vendor fair! The Totally Buffalo Festival is two days of shopping local in a fun and beautiful environment right on the water! Tickets are $5 (under 5 FREE). Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Each ticket is good for ONE specific time slot ONLY, so be careful when booking. Each time slot allows you 2 1/2 hours to peruse dozens of vendors! Everyone will receive a 10% coupon with each ticket purchased when you enter – PLUS you will be entered to win one of our AWESOME door prizes!!! Re-entry will not be allowed due to Covid restrictions. We are…
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Totally Buffalo Store hosting Mother’s Day Food Drive for FeedMore WNY

Totally Buffalo Store hosting Mother’s Day Food Drive for FeedMore WNY

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Times are tough for many Western New Yorkers and organizations like FeedMore WNY have seen that first hand. In 2020, FeedMore WNY distributed enough food through all of its feeding programs to provide nearly 16 million meals to our neighbors in need. This is an increase of nearly 4 million meals compared to 2019. These folks are in every community, every neighborhood. They are those who lost their job and the working poor. FeedMore assisted 173,100 individuals in 2020 including 70,971 babies and children, 78,161 adults and 23,968 seniors. A total of 54,152 households were served through their food bank distribution network. Of course, they can't do it alone - it takes a community to make a difference.     The Totally Buffalo Store wants to help, that's why they're…
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Book Fair to showcase local authors!

Book Fair to showcase local authors!

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The Totally Buffalo Store will be launching its inaugural Book Fair on Saturday, May 1st on Sheridan Drive in Amherst. Having just opened its doors this past November, The Totally Buffalo Store is a one-stop shop for all things Buffalo and all things local. The store showcases stunning Buffalo-themed signs, shirts, books, foods, towels, jewelry, photographs, paintings and more - from over 70 independent WNY-based craft vendors, including local publishing house City of Light Publishing. The Totally Buffalo Store Book Fair will be an indoor and outdoor event and will feature all local authors, many of whom will be on hand for book signings. Local authors scheduled for signings include the following: Jennifer Beam - 'Goodnight Buffalo' (10:00am to Noon) Sara A Simon - 'The Chickadees and the Moon Above'…
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