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The day before Easter at the Broadway Market - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Everyone enjoys the day before Easter at The Broadway Market.

The bright spring sun and brilliant blue sky were the backdrop for the massive crowds of shoppers perusing the Broadway Market at 999 Broadway on this beautiful day before Easter 2014.

You could not help but sense the nostalgia and feel the comfort…

Style

Ask Avery: V-Day outfit options

blog by Avery Hartmans  • 

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Do you like Valentine’s Day?

It’s a loaded question, I know, and one of those things that’s pretty black and white: Either, you love V-Day and all the conversation hearts, poorly composed love poems and unrealistic expectations that accompany it.

Style

Ask Avery: Valentine’s Day gift guide

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Dear Avery,
I’ve been dating my girlfriend for about a year and Valentine’s Day is coming up. What do I get her? I refuse to buy her lingerie.

Quite frankly, buying lingerie for a woman is tacky. Purchasing a present for someone…

Grub + Pub

Choco-Logo hosts delectable tastings for good cause

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / Jing a Ling

Rounding out their final wine and chocolate tastings of the season, Choco-Logo invites you to a couple delicious events.

According to Choco-Logo, “Experience…

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If you love sponge candy, make your own honeycomb - VIDEOS

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Buffalo’s chocolatiers have sponge candy on lock, but plenty of other cities—in a number of different countries—have been cranking out similar treats for generations. Now, with a little help from YouTube, you can experiment with sponge candy alternatives,…

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The Chocolate Affair at the Hotel at the Lafayette - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}The Chocolate Affair visits the The Hotel at the Lafayette

Nearly 2,000 aficionados and lovers of everything chocolate jammed the halls and ballrooms of the Hotel at the Lafayette to experience chocolate desserts, chocolate drinks, taste luscious local wines, sample Paula's Donuts and much much more all while enjoying live…

Grub + Pub

Sponge candy catfight

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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It’s a touchy topic, but members of the Buffalo.com and The Buffalo News digital team bravely debated it: Who makes the Buffalo area’s best sponge candy?

Sponge candy, though thought to be unique to this region, is created in slightly different…

Holiday Gift Guide

A few of Sophie’s favorite things

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Buffalo.com part-timer Sophie Herrman is asking for bacon and blue suede shoes under her Christmas tree.

1. Blue suede shoes, ShoeFly

Grub + Pub

Help a local business: Sweet Jenny’s robbed before Black Friday

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Sweet Jenny’s, a local ice cream shop at 5732 Main St., Williamsville, was broken into and robbed after midnight Friday morning, owner Howard Cadmus reported on the business’…

Arts + Entertainment

5 Mother’s Day gift ideas from local merchants

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / Nico Paix

Mother’s Day is Sunday—I know, snuck right up on us—and it’s the mad dash to pick out a meaningful gift for mom.

Flowers and greeting cards are always a nice touch, but why not pick up something lasting and local? Scanning though ShopBuffalo.com,…

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Scenes from the Broadway Market - PHOTOS

gallery by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Wax-painted Easter eggs. Photo by S.J. Velasquez.

I stopped by the Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, this morning to pick up a few pies and pierogies. Based on the number of bustling shoppers handing over cash to vendors, it seems as though I wasn't the only local with Easter feasting on the brain.

Grub + Pub

We want candy

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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There's no shortage of candy stores in Western New York. I asked members of the Buffalo.com team and friends of Buffalo.com to share their favorite places to score the best bites of chocolate.

While the results varied, there were clear favorites among…

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An open letter to the Tim Hortons employee who screws up my order

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / Like_the_Grand_Canyon

Let’s be real here:

I’m a bigger Tim Hortons fan than most people in America—dare I say North America?—and I expect more from you, Team Timmy. It’s time I lay…

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Eat chocolate, drink wine, support Catholic schools

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Choco Logo

Western New York’s Catholic Schools are some of the best in the area, but they lack some of the resources available to public school kids. Catholic school teachers often get paid less…