Dyngus Day & Family @ Polish Villa 2

Dyngus Day & Family @ Polish Villa 2

  On the Monday after Easter the tradition of Dyngus Day is celebrated around the world, highlighted by foods that define the Polish culture. At the Polish Villa 2, Dyngus Day is celebrated everyday as this family-owned restaurant is dedicated to preparing and...
The Buffalo Touch

The Buffalo Touch

If you’re going to feature a video on Polish food, polka music has to be in the mix.  So when we discovered a WNY Polish band with three Grammy nominations to their credit and band members included in both the International Polka Association and Buffalo Music Hall of...
Dayboat Scallops by Mike A

Dayboat Scallops by Mike A

Premier Buffalo Chef Mike Andrzejewski   He was hired as a bus boy at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens and failed miserably at the job. It was only his willingness to transfer to kitchen duties that kept young Mike Andrzejewski from being fired.  It’s also what led...
Featured: Eric Starr

Featured: Eric Starr

Featured Musician Buffalo native, Eric Starr, comes by his musical talent naturally.  His grandfather was a trumpeter and his father followed suit, touring with the famed Tommy Dorsey Band.  So it was almost predetermined that music would play in Starr’s life. He...
Taste the Traditions of Ireland

Taste the Traditions of Ireland

  Céad Míle Fáilte – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes Picture yourself dining in a stunning timber lodge, set in the midst of a garden and water landscape, complete with island gazebo for special outdoor celebrations.  Add to that vision a menu offering exotic...
Story Behind North Park Theater Chandeliers

Story Behind North Park Theater Chandeliers

Photo and article by Christina M. Abt ` Eight of these chandeliers grace the interior of the North Park Theater. However they are not the original lights.  Theater co-owner,Thomas Eoannou, found them on Ebay in 2008, from a movie theater deconstruction project in...
Magnificent North Park Theater Reopens

Magnificent North Park Theater Reopens

Photos, video and article by Christina M. Abt   1   On November 21, 1921, Buffalo entrepreneur and businessman, Michael Shea, opened the doors to his most opulent movie house to date. It was set on Hertel Avenue on the outer rim of the Queen City, just north...
The Garage Deli: Deliciously Eclectic

The Garage Deli: Deliciously Eclectic

Richert Family Garage     Fun and food are the two abiding principles that seamlessly connect the Richert Family.  If their name is unfamiliar, you may recognize their business aliases, Torches, Smoke on the Water and The Garage Deli.  Richert Brothers, JJ,...
Local Freestyler: Mad Dukez

Local Freestyler: Mad Dukez

He weaves musical phrasing in a style that he labels, “Lego structures and play doh choruses”.  His creative inspiration comes from reading…everything from newspapers to works of classic literature.  And as Buffalo’s own, Mad Dukez (Mamudu Kargbo) rises to the top of...
House of Anhalt, Laura: Homemade

House of Anhalt, Laura: Homemade

She speaks softly and carries ancestral wisdom that has taken her far— as a chef, an educator, an author and an accomplished businesswoman.  And while Laura Anhalt calls Buffalo, “home”, her Mexican heritage is evident in her language and in the flavorful foods...

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