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Over the years we've seen the steady evolution of the first date. There have been the awkward first encounters with parents on dimly lit doorsteps and the quick scans of a restaurant as you try and pick out the blind date your co-worker swore was "just perfect for you."
It's easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose track of the important things in life. This Mother's Day take some time off from your significant other and put your mom first. Here are five fail-proof date ideas to show your mom how much you care this Mother's Day.
There's a reason that dinner has long been the tried and true go-to date - it works. But, when you want to mix things up it can be tough to come up with fun, fresh ideas. Take a cue from the budding Buffalo brunch scene and set up a morning rendezvous with your significant other or newfound romantic interest.
At the beginning of October, Phase 1 of the Restoration of the Flight of Five was completed. The city celebrated with the inaugural Locktoberfest, an event that featured narrated tours of the Lockport Locks Heritage District and the first phase of the Flight of Five Locks restoration, as well as tours of the Erie Canal Discovery Center, children's activities, and live music.
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In the Town of West Seneca there is a strong and active veteran presence that can be seen throughout the community. Veterans Day serves as an opportunity to give thanks to those who have served and those who are still serving our country.
Writing has always been a big part of West Seneca resident Terry M. Luke's life. While growing up in Syracuse, Luke received high marks in all of her English classes and was an active member of her junior high school, serving as the editor for the school newspaper.
It's been a long and winding road, but the brains behind West Seneca's soon-to-be first brewery can finally say that the end is in sight. Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., which was formed in 2012 by Jason Havens, Scott Fiege, and Dave Johnson, currently has a target date to begin brewing Christmas Day.
Burchfield Nature and Art Center celebrates its fall season in a major way this weekend with a host of events for the entire family to attend. Beginning at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, the pie-baking contest will feature a total of 10 pies.
The hallways bustled with activity this past Saturday as curious shoppers filled West Seneca East Senior High School for the fall edition of their annual craft show. The event, which ran from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct.
For Dave Marrone, owner of Front Row Sports Excellence, the main goal has always been to take care of the customer's needs.
Summer is in full swing and for most kids the last place they would want to be is a classroom, but with a little twist on the classic classroom setting, The Guitar Factory in West Seneca has promised a learning experience unlike any other.
As voting wraps up to determine Western New York's favorite summer event, it's important to note the not so local anymore event that has taken place every July for the past 32 years.
Once considered to be an alternative treatment for a range of conditions, mainly dealing with pain relief, acupuncture has recently found itself being the primary source of treatment for a number of people. For Dr. Craig Horner and his staff at the Seneca Springs Wellness Center, alternative medi
Despite the rain, a packed house was on hand Monday night for the West Seneca Central School District's Meeting of the Board of Education at West Elementary.
The beauty of the first day of school is that it is just that for everyone: the first. So when students and teachers arrived for school this past Tuesday, the excitement of a new school year was hard to contain.
Beginning in 2015, those looking for the perfect wedding venue are going to have to take a long, hard look at Elma.
Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery's mission is to promote area artists and their medium, to explore the creative side of our lives, and to make available the visual arts for everyone.
With over 100 Bike MS events nationwide, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsored event has cemented itself as the premier cycling event for fundraising. Bike MS has been a part of the Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for over twenty years and with the
With over 50 members who reside or live in West Seneca, the West Seneca Rotary Club has remained a driving force in ensuring that the quality of life for West Seneca residents and other people around the world since 1950.
A lot can be accomplished when you put your differences aside and work together. On field rivals, West Seneca East and West Seneca West Schools, recently joined forces to host the first annual West Seneca Community 5K and 1 Mile Walk at Centennial Park.
Blues, food, and a cause. This Saturday, June 28 at the second annual Crossroads Bluesfest, festivalgoers will be able to find all three.
For an organization whose mission is "to support business and to facilitate its development by promoting and encouraging commerce in the community of West Seneca," the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for another busy month as it plays host to two Chamber events that are sure to draw a
Even though students in the West Seneca Central School District have just finished up their second week of school, when the West Seneca Central School District Board of Education met last Monday night there was no shortage of topics to cover. Following the transportation issues that the district
Open your eyes- there's signs of school being back in session all around. From the picked over school supplies at Target to the loads of yellow school busses roaming neighborhood streets, West Seneca Central Schools are officially open for the year. While the beginning of the school year can mean
If you've lived in Buffalo long enough, then you know that ice hockey has a pretty big following. From local rinks and leagues all the way up to the Sabres and the soon to be completed Rinks at HARBORCENTER, the sport thrives during the long months of winter.
Those looking to indulge in a sweet treat in West Seneca have yet another option to consider this summer. The Yummy Yogurt Spot, located in the Southgate Plaza, opened June 20 and has received a warm welcome from the community.
For an organization that was formed in 1919 by an act of Congress following World War I and wasn't supposed to exist as a permanent entity, the American Legion has been in operation for over 95 years.
Sometimes life works in mysterious ways, so when Kelley Kostelny found out that her company was relocating and she would be out of a job, she didn't panic.
Having spent a number of years handling the marketing and promotions efforts for the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, and more recently becoming involved with the Winter Market at Horsefeathers, Joe Kirchmyer has his fair share of experience when it comes to local farmers markets. But when Kirchmy
Pickleball. If you're like me, then you had to stop what you were doing and immediately Google this. I'd never heard of it. I didn't have the slightest clue as to what this was, but with a name like that I was definitely intrigued.
Stuart Rowland was a lot of things. He spent 35 years as a general line foreman for New York State Electric and Gas. He was president of NYSEG's Quarter Century Club.
For a lot of kids and parents, the end of August signals the start of another school year and the end of another summer, but for Kathy Kogut and the kids of the West Seneca Youth Theatre, the end of August means one more chance to perform.
Fairy princesses, elves, and magic wands may seem a little out of the ordinary for residents of West Seneca, but for the Charles E. Burchfield Nature and Art Center and its staff this has become the norm. Anchoring an event-filled July, Burchfield's Enchanted Forest is back for its third year.
West Seneca residents were joined Wednesday night at the Covenant United Methodist Church on Main Street by town and state officials to discuss the flooding that impacted a number of residents last January. The meeting came on the heels of Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement that New York State
Short North Alliance
The Short North Alliance is pleased to debut the new SNA Meeting & Exhibition Space. In addition to serving as a community meeting space, the space will feature quarterly exhibitions of emerging artists who have never shown work before in the Short North Arts District.
With the holiday shopping season upon us, what better time than to feature a handful of the unique, small businesses that bring life to the Short North Arts District? Here you'll find a glimpse of what truly makes this place the Art & Soul of Columbus!
When visiting the Short North it's easy to get caught up in the allure and energy of the numerous restaurants and shops lining High Street. What you may not realize is that just a step away from the hustle and bustle, a different side of the city's "Art and Soul" can be found.
By now we're all going stir-crazy from the cold weather, but what better excuse to brave the elements that to check out new art in the District! Enjoy new exhibitions in the galleries and businesses in the Short North Arts District, and stop in the bars and restaurants for a bite to eat afterward.
Another year of HighBall Halloween and another year of Columbus' most creative minds on display during the Costume Couture Fashion Showdown and the General Public Costume Contest.