Our mission is to celebrate all that is great about Buffalo and Western New York, promote local commerce
and inspire people to explore the incredible region we call home.


Step Out Buffalo is a hyper-local media company that highlights the best of Buffalo and WNY. We’re the leading destination for finding the best things to do, places to eat and drink, shops, and more in the area. We help connect residents and visitors to local businesses, organizations, and awesome ways to experience our region.

The Step Out Buffalo brand is all about embracing everything our hometown has to offer, and we make it a point to always be pro-Buffalo in all that we do. Think of us as your favorite fun friend that you text when you need a top-notch recommendation because they know where all the best spots in town are.

Whether you’re on our website looking at the best things to do this weekend, getting the inside scoop on our Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, & Twitter, or staying up-to-date on what’s new via our daily email newsletter – Step Out Buffalo is always there to help you love where you live.

Follow Step Out Buffalo on FacebookInstagramTikTok, and Twitter for the best things to do in WNY
Know of a place we should check out or want to send a press release? Email us at editorial@stepoutbuffalo.com.

Want to know more about our advertising options for local businesses, marketing hacks, and general business tips? Check out StepOutBuffaloBusinsess.com and Step Out Buffalo for Business on Facebook and Instagram.


Explore interesting places, events, and businesses in categories like Food, & Drink, Music & Nightlife, Things to Do, Culture & Arts, and Shop Local. From unique events to our burgeoning dining and shopping scenes, there’s a lot to see here.


Reading about cool stuff is fun, but you know what’s even more fun? Stepping out and actually doing it! Experience! Make use of the research we’ve done for you. We know you’re busy, so we do our best to prep you with everything you need to know including dates, times, prices, locations, the whole shebang.


Attend unique events that go above and beyond what you’re used to. We love planning festivals, dinners, and bar crawls to engage the community, support local businesses and most of all have good times all around. And our readers are always the first to know.



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Emily Morrow
Founder & Director of Storytelling

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Chuck Kluckhohn
Founder & Publisher / Director of Operations

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Rick Fickhesen
Director of Sales
Lauren Spoth
Creative Marketing Director
Michael Morgante
Advertising Account Manager


We don’t sell ads. We tell stories.


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