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As NHL Lockout Drags on, Senator Kennedy Calls for Small Business Relief

As NHL Lockout Drags on, Senator Kennedy Calls for Small Business Relief


Kennedy calls for an end to the NHL lockout before more economic damage is done. Without relief for local businesses, lockout threatens continued private investment at Canalside. 

As more games get canceled, Kennedy wants state’s top economic development agency to be ready to support local businesses.

Kennedy: NHL Lockout is Putting Small Businesses in the Penalty Box; Relief is Needed to Prevent ‘Lockout’ on Local Economic Progress.

Amy's Truck Offers Healthy Meals on Wheels

Amy's Truck Offers Healthy Meals on Wheels

We’ve been hearing about a food truck coming from the owners of Amy’s Place for a couple months now, but it wasn’t until last Thursday that Amy’s Truck made it’s long awaited debut in Allentown. Before even serving a single item, Amy’s Truck has gained a following of over 1,500 on their facebook page. In the parking lot of El Buen Amigo, Alli and I waited in an impressive line for about 20 minutes to place our order. Luckily we live within a 1 minute walk from where the truck was parked, so we were able to bring the food back and take some pictures before it got cold.

Horsefeathers Building to House New Winter Market

Horsefeathers Building to House New Winter Market

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market has become a highlight of summer, not just for those living in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village, but for a growing number of loyal customers spread throughout Western New York. But when the market ends its 2012 season in mid-December, several vendors will take part in a brand new indoor winter market that will serve customers every Saturday until the summer market opens again in May for the 2013 season.

The Taste of Mercy Offers a Taste of WNY

The Taste of Mercy Offers a Taste of WNY

Mount Mercy Academy’s annual fall fundraiser, the Taste of Mercy, is October 24, 2012 and for the second year in a row, we are sold out at over 400 tickets!

At the Taste, a $30 ticket gives each attendee an opportunity to indulge in sample-size menu items from restaurants located all over Western New York, plus beer and wine. We have four new restaurants participating this year: Brick Oven Bistro & Deli, Buffalo's Best Grill & Catering, Lucarelli's Banquet Center and Pasquale's.

Our returning restaurants include: Blue Monk, Chick-N-Pizza Works, Conlon's Bar & Grill, Curly's Grill & Banquet Center, Frontier Catering, Hop Inn, Ilio DiPaolo's, Jude Laine's Jubilee Catering, KupKates, Park Edge Sweet Shoppe and Potter's Field. This fundraiser helps support the tuition assistance program at Mount Mercy Academy.

Legislature Declares Oct. 15-21, 2012 'Local Restaurant Week'

Legislature Declares Oct. 15-21, 2012 'Local Restaurant Week'

A Statement Released by the Erie County Legislature

(Erie County, NY) – The Erie County Legislature has declared October 15-21, 2012 as Local Restaurant Week in Erie County and encourages residents to participate by dining at one of 200 restaurants expected to participate. A proclamation, sponsored by Legislator Edward A. Rath, was presented to Local Restaurant Week organizers at the Legislature’s Oct. 11, 2012 session to kick-off this great event.

“I am thrilled to collaborate with organizers to promote Local Restaurant Week – 2012 and to announce that the Legislature has declared Oct. 15-21 as Local Restaurant Week in Erie County, helping to kick off this year’s event that celebrates the great local food, restaurants and people that the Buffalo region is known for,” said Legislator Edward A. Rath.

Western New York Local Restaurant Week

Western New York Local Restaurant Week

Local Restaurant Week is October 15 – 21, 2012

Local Restaurant Week is a bi-annual event that celebrates the vital role our local, independent restaurants play in contributing to our cultural identity and regional economy.  It is a way to celebrate and promote our regional food culture. 

To mark the 8th Local Restaurant Week, the Erie County Legislature will officially declare October 15-21, 2012 as Local Restaurant Week in Erie County during session, on Thursday, October 11.. 

Local Restaurant Week gives consumers the opportunity to be adventurous and try new restaurants for a fixed price of $20.12 and encourages diners to skip national chain restaurants in favor of supporting local independents. 

Edible Arrangements Opens in Lafayette Sqaure

 Edible Arrangements Opens in Lafayette Sqaure

Let's welcome, Edible Arrangements to downtown Buffalo!

Located in the Brisbane Building facing, Lafayette Square.

Open daily and offers; smoothies, parfaits, greeting cards, fruit salads, sundaes and of course chocolate covered fruits and gift baskets of all styles.

Edible Arrangements403 Main St. - Brisbane BuildingLafayette SquareBuffalo, NY 14202716-855-2100Monday- Friday 8am - 7pm, Saturday 8am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 3pm