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Winter Market at Horsefeathers: Nov. 9 Highlights

Winter Market at Horsefeathers: Nov. 9 Highlights

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers is back! The marketplace will run 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.

The market features farm-fresh produce as well as hand-crafted and locally produced products from approximately 20 vendors. Guests of the market can also become better acquainted with the establishment’s permanent businesses, including The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets, Jolie’s Traditional Chinese, Chow Chocolat and Martin Cooks restaurant.

Crosby's is First WNY Convenience Store to Utilize Solar Energy

Crosby's is First WNY Convenience Store to Utilize Solar Energy

Crosby’s, Reid Petroleum, and Montante Solar have announced the installation of a 200 panel, 52 kilowatt ground mounted solar array system at the Crosby’s Lockport, New York location. This project marks the first instance of solar power usage by a Western New York convenience store.

“Throughout our history Crosby’s and Reid Petroleum have focused on doing things differently and adopting innovative approaches to everyday operations as a way to really distinguish our brand from the competition,” said Reid Group Chief Executive Officer Paul Reid. “This new solar array installation will allow us to save money and reduce energy consumption at our Lake Avenue location, while at the same time producing green, renewable power that reduces stress on the regional electric grid.”  

Winter Market at Horsefeathers to Open This Saturday

Winter Market at Horsefeathers to Open This Saturday

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will return for its second full season on Saturday, Nov. 2, and run through May 3, 2014. The Saturday marketplace will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will occupy portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side.

The market will feature farm-fresh produce as well as hand-crafted and locally produced products from up to 20 vendors. Guests of the market can also become better acquainted with the establishment’s permanent businesses, including The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets, Jolie’s Traditional Chinese, Chow Chocolat and Martin Cooks restaurant.

Celebrate with Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village this Holiday Season

Celebrate with Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village this Holiday Season

Is today’s hectic holiday experience a bit over commercialized for your taste? Beginning on Black Friday, Nov. 29, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village invites visitors to come to the museum, at no charge, for the weekend’s opening celebration of the holiday season. 

Featuring unique local vendors scattered throughout the museum, visitors will not have to worry about trampled toes or fighting Black Friday crowds this year. Guests may shop at their own pace as they enjoy live music of the season and sample food and wine tastings from Long Cliff Winery, while also enjoying BNHV’s newest exhibits.  

Two Shows of SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody

University at Buffalo's Center for the Arts will be hosting two performances of SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody at the Mainstage Theater. On Apr. 29 and Apr. 30, grab your best girlfriends and be prepared to get spanked. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. but arrive at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy a signature drink by Falletta's Restaurant at the cash bar, or shop around at area businesses in the Atrium Area.

Niagara University Flash Mob Surprises, Entertains Walden Galleria Patrons

Niagara University Flash Mob Surprises, Entertains Walden Galleria Patrons

 

Moments before halftime of a Jan. 31 home basketball game versus Iona, a small group of Niagara University students broke out into an unexpected dance routine, or what’s become commonly known as a flash mob.

The resulting video received more than 800 views when the students who conceived it – Lamont Singletary, Cory McCants and Alan Trinca – uploaded it to YouTube.

Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet announce 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive kicks-off today

Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet announce 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive kicks-off today

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon will again partner with Urban Valet Dry Cleaners for the 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive. All donated gowns will be professionally cleaned thanks to Urban Valet and made available to local high school girls in need of a dress for prom.

“I am happy to once again host the Prom Dress Drive to collect gowns and ensure local girls have something beautiful to wear to the dance. This is an incredible cost savings for any family as prom can be quite expensive,” said Legislator Dixon. “The community has always been extremely supportive, even donating amazing designer dresses. There is always a large selection of sizes, styles and colors, including long and short gowns, making shopping through the collection fun for the girls.”