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Festive buzz, Part V: Soho Burger Bar - PHOTOS

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“We’re a party bar, but not in the sense that we used to be. I don’t ever want 1,000 people in here again, I don’t ever want 15 bouncers,” remarked Soho Burger Bar owner Jay Manno.

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Festive buzz, Part III: Acropolis - PHOTOS

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“If you give anyone in this city an excuse to drink and celebrate a little bit, like a snow day, they’ll take advantage of it. At the end of the day we live in Buffalo, it’s difficult to just barricade yourself in the house,” said new Acropolis OPA executive…

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Get wine-y Saturday at the Buffalo Wine Festival

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Take some swigs of the region’s finest wines Saturday at the Buffalo Wine Festival, held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in downtown Buffalo.

Attendees can choose from two sessions—from 1 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 9 p.m.—both of which include…

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Katz helps you drink

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KatzJust when you thought you figured out wine, the craft beer craze comes along and threatens…

News

Buffalo ranked 5th most hungover city in America

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In other news, sales for Gatorade and aspirin have sky-rocketed in the Queen City following this story.

Buffalo has been ranked the 5th most hungover city in America,…

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Festively frothy: Tom and Jerry tumble

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Your cheeks are brittle, shoulders shivering and ears numb. You’ve finished the vast majority of your Christmas shopping, but stress and exhaustion are slowly wresting the upper-hand. Tune out the haters; it’s time to treat yourself. Why settle for an…

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Binge drinking: know what you’re getting into

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}What does binge drinking do to you?

This isn’t going to be a story that looks for a moral in the sad story of David Gerken, Jr., the young man found dead outside of Thursday night’s…

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It’s true: Buffalo’s a drinking town with a sports problem

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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The old adage “Buffalo is a drinking town with a sports problem” is undeniably true.

Late last year, Buffalo was listed among the top 25 drunkest cities in America, based…

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Cheap beer tracker

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With the recent popularity of couponing, tracking gas prices and daily deal websites, there’s been one product that is always going for full price: beer.

Founders of SaveOnBrew.com believe it doesn’t…

News

Tweens say ‘meh’ to drugs, alcohol

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A new study shows that kids age 10 to 12 have both positive and negative feelings toward alcohol and cigarettes, putting them in a prime position to be peer-pressured into picking up unhealthy habits.

The study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol…

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A thirst for romance

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It’s Feb. 14, and you forgot to pick up that romantic bottle of of bubbly for your lovey-dovey dinner this evening. Pressure mounting, you remember last year when you randomly chose a red wine that tasted more like liquid pepper than a refreshing beverage.…

Arts + Entertainment

Spike the punch!

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So you skipped your high school prom, you went with a total dud of a date, or you found true love after high school—whatever your reason for wanting a prom do-over, it’s your time to shine.

Now in its third year, Second…

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Red Bull + musician = hot mess

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UB researchers rounded up 226 amateur musicians, aged 18 to 45, and asked them about their caffeine use. A whopping 94 percent were caffeine users, and 57 percent reported using energy drinks.

Not so surprising. Every rising rock star needs to pull a few…