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E.M. Hager & Sons Company Building

E.M. Hager & Sons Company Building
 The E.M. Hager & Sons Company Building was a historic planing mill located in downtown Buffalo, Erie County, New York. The main section was built in 1878 and is a three-story brick building. Two-story additions were made to the main block about 1880, and a three-story wing about 1920. It features brick corbelling and segmental arched openings. E.M. Hager & Sons Company remained in operation until the 1980s, after which the building was converted to a restaurant (Spaghetti Warehouse) and night club.  It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.(Wikipedia)

Exit 2 Bar & Grille Plans SPCA Benefit, Paint Night and More

Exit 2 Bar & Grille Plans SPCA Benefit, Paint Night and More

A Chili/Chowder/Soup Cook-off to benefit the SPCA and a fun-filled Paint Night are just two of the exciting things happening at Exit 2 Bar & Grille, located at 3191 Eggert Road in Tonawanda.

The second annual cook-off, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 13, hopes to build on the success of last year’s event which raised more than $3,000 for the SPCA. Joining the fun this year will be WNY Heroes, Inc., a local organization that helps soldiers through innovative programs such as Pawsitive For Heroes, an initiative that matches service or therapy dogs with local veterans.

Cole’s to Host Paul Ranallo Book-signing Event on December 28

Cole’s to Host Paul Ranallo Book-signing Event on December 28

Cole’s Restaurant & Bar at 1104 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, will host author Paul Ranallo for a book-signing event from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28. 

Ranallo’s book, “What’s New, Harry? The Best of Buffalo Courier-Express Columnist Phil Ranallo,” features more than 100 of the late Phil Ranallo’s greatest columns originally published during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Paul, the son of Phil, recently fulfilled his father’s dream of publishing a book of his greatest columns. The columns cover a variety of public figures — from Ralph Wilson, Tim Horton and Jack Kemp to Muhammad Ali, Jesse Owens and Martin Luther King — in addition to historic moments in American history. 

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Buffalo-themed Gift Ideas for the Foodies on Your List

Provided by Buffalo Bites Food Tours

One thing you’ll always hear about Buffalo — from residents and visitors alike — is what an amazing selection of restaurants we have! While that is surely something to be proud of, the entire Western New York region is also becoming well-known for its incredibly fresh produce, locally produced food products, brewing and distilling industries, and a handful of amazing wine trails.

Mix in a growing nationwide trend to shop small and local, and you have a lot of tasty options for the food junkies on your holiday list. Whether conducting our Buffalo Bites Food Tours or just exploring our community, we’re always on the lookout for unique and tasty culinary gifts. Following are just a few of our favorites.

Take a Bite Out of Buffalo — and East Aurora — with Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Take a Bite Out of Buffalo — and East Aurora — with Buffalo Bites Food Tours

 

Buffalo Bites Food Tours, offering combined culinary and historic tours of Buffalo’s Elmwood Village and the Village of East Aurora, has officially opened for the 2015 season. Entering just its fourth year, Buffalo Bites is already ranked among the top 10 things to do in Buffalo by TripAdvisor.

 

Exit 2 Bar & Grille to Host SPCA Benefit, St. Patty’s Day Festivities

Exit 2 Bar & Grille to Host SPCA Benefit, St. Patty’s Day Festivities

 

A Chili, Chowder & Soup Cook-off to benefit the SPCA Serving Erie County will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Exit 2 Bar & Grille, 3191 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. 

A basket auction and a silent auction will be held during the event, with a guitar autographed by the Goo Goo Dolls featured in the silent auction. Other highlights of the event will include an open well bar, draft beer, live music by SoundProof and special guest judges! Tito’s Girls will also be on hand offering vodka samples. Tickets are just $25, or $10 for cook-off participants.

London Wine & Food Show to Celebrate 10 Years of Good Taste

London Wine & Food Show to Celebrate 10 Years of Good Taste

 

The London Wine & Food Show will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, and you and your palate are invited to partake in a variety of tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations, divine sampling opportunities and much more!

What is the London Wine & Food Show? It’s a fun-filled event that combines wineries spanning across Ontario with restaurants from nearby London for a deliciously different culinary weekend. This year’s event will add new features such as craft beers, spirits and liquors for a unique twist!