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New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

New Winter Market on Hertel to Open on Nov. 22

 

 

A new indoor farmers’ and food producers’ market will open inside the new 3,000-square-foot home of The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, located at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, on Saturday, Nov. 22. The 20-week market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through April 4.

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Hold Soft Opening on Sept. 9

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Hold Soft Opening on Sept. 9

 

The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, two family owned businesses operating side-by-side, will open the doors at their new location at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, on Tuesday, Sept. 9. A grand opening celebration will be held from Sept. 23-28, with live music on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 2 p.m.

Additionally, the owners also announced that their new 3,000-square-foot location will host the Winter Market on Hertel from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays from Nov. 22 through March 28.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author of ‘The Allentown Murders’

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Author of ‘The Allentown Murders’

 

Michael J. Maccalupo, author of The Allentown Murders, will take part in a reading and book-signing event at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road, South Buffalo.

Set in the City of Buffalo, The Allentown Murders finds four unlikely heroes facing a possible serial killer as they search for clues to the murder of a loved one. The spirits of a little girl and a murdered friend attempt to warn our heroes of impending danger – or are they?

Maccalupo is the author of three other fiction books, including Where the Road Begins, Murder at Ravenswood Hall and The Almost Definitive Collection vol. 1.

East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

 

One of East Aurora’s most popular annual events — the Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale — returns on Saturday, July 26, and will feature more than 100 vendors, special guests and numerous fun-filled family activities. Now in its 45th year, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Main Street.

Doug Allen, national anthem singer for the Buffalo Sabres, will be joined by the American Legion Post #362 Color Guard to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at 9:45 a.m. Chalk Walk Murals, sponsored by the Town of Aurora Recreation Department, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the award-winning Rince Na Tiarna Irish dancers will perform at 10:30 a.m. Unyts will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Press Raw Food & Juice to Begin Smoothie Service at Grant Street Location

Press Raw Food & Juice to Begin Smoothie Service at Grant Street Location

Starting the first full week of May, Press Raw Food & Juice is relaunching its smoothie menu that proved very popular at its original location on Connecticut Street. The healthy food retailer and take-out shop opened at its current location, 197 Grant St. in Buffalo, in December 2013.

“Customers will have the option of creating their own smoothie, selecting from our cold pressed juices and a changing assortment of frozen organic produce, nuts, greens and supplements,” said owner and executive chef Esther Pica. “Or, they can simply select from proven winners such as Chocolate Kale, Chili Mango, The Mild Green (pineapple, pear, spinach and ginger) and the newest smoothie version of our popular ‘Wakey Wakey’ juice! We will also be offering rotary juices made to order.”

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on April 19

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on April 19

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, April 19 — a run that will last just three more Saturdays! The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Stop by this Saturday and pick up everything you need for your Easter table, from farm-fresh meats and eggs to wine, chocolates and delicious desserts!

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

 

April 22 is Earth Day, a day of great importance to the local eye care experts at Tomasik Optical. In fact, they strive to make a difference in the Western New York community every day — 365 days a year!

For example, Tomasik Optical is proud to carry the only brand of frames certified to be made of at least 95 percent recycled materials. ECO — or Earth Conscious Optics — are the choice of actor Leonardo DeCaprio, who wears both prescription and sunglass styles from this environmentally conscious brand. Are you interested in helping the environment? Ask the experts at Tomasik Optical to show you this unique line of high-quality and earth-friendly frames!