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Volunteer for Kids Day to benefit Women and Children’s Hospital

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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After 31 years, The Buffalo News’ Kids Day has cemented itself as a tradition, a key spring fundraiser for Variety…

Grub + Pub

Buffalo Zoo’s Polar Bites 2014 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}There was plenty of wine for the tasting as this trio attending Polar Bites 2014 can attest.

A solid February rain was melting the long winter’s snow outside as hundreds filed into the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center to experience the Buffalo Zoo’s 2014 version of the popular fundraiser, Polar Bites.

Everything promised was there including…

Grub + Pub

CONTEST: Win tickets to the Buffalo Zoo’s Polar Bites - WINNER

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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(Update at 12:08 p.m. on Wednesday: Congratulations to Diane Helinski, the randomly-selected winner of two tickets and free parking to the Buffalo Zoo’s Polar Bites. Thanks to all who participated as well! A fine variety of cuddly zoo animals.)

Arts + Entertainment

North Park Theatre Sneak Peek Fundraising Gala - PHOTOS

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Continuing a trend of spectacular restorations in the city of Buffalo (see Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Hotel Lafayette); a fundraiser for the restoration of the North Park Theatre was held on Friday night in North Buffalo.

The North Park Theatre…

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Cirque du Sabres to highlight Catwalk for Charity VII

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After a year off due to the NHL lockout, Catwalk for Charity returns with a new twist for 2013.

Benefiting Ryan Miller’s charity, the Steadfast Foundation, the event centers around a different…

Sports

Bare to bear: Freeze for a cause at the Polar Plunge

blog by Morgan Culhane  • 

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Want to help fund an athlete to participate in the New York Special Olympics?

Arts + Entertainment

Stache Bash at Brawler’s Back-Alley Deli - PHOTOS

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Many gentlemen and gentlewomen sporting their finest nose neighbors gathered at Brawler’s Back-Alley Deli for the third annual Stache Bash. 

The event was held to raise money to benefit prostate and testicular awareness, education and research…

Grub + Pub

Preserve our meat: Save slaughterhouse in need - PHOTOS

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Buffalo eaters are spoiled.

Not in the “oh man, I forgot about the curry I left in the crisper from three weeks ago” kind of spoiled, but in the quality of ingredients served at a growing number of local restaurants. 

Arts + Entertainment

Cocktails in Character at Hotel at the Lafayette - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Beautiful characters enjoying Cocktails in Character at The Lafayette.

The evening of Cocktails in Character festivities began at the VIP reception as Tim Bohen, author of “Against the Grain,” followed by senator Tim Kennedy, addressed the gathering at the Hotel at the Lafayette to benefit Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara.…

Style

Shoptober Elmwood Village Bra Crawl - PHOTOS

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The first Shoptober Elmwood Village Bra Crawl helped to raise cancer awareness and raise money for cancer research on Thursday night. 

Over 40 businesses located on the Elmwood strip in the…

Arts + Entertainment

Primate Picassos paint for Art Gone Wild

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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I like to sketch and draw when I can, but this takes it to a whole other level.

“Have you ever wondered what an elephant’s take on Impressionism would look like,” asks Art Gone Wild organizers.

Grub + Pub

Celebrity bartenders prepare for The Big Tip Off

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Get your tips ready and support your favorite bartender at the 3rd annual Big Tip Off.

Hosted by the Advertising Club of Buffalo, local executives will compete in this exciting work event to support academic programs including scholarships. “The celebrity…

Sports

Bills’ Bryan Scott to receive ‘Person of the Year’ award at Heartlight

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Enjoy a night on the town for a great cause to benefit Child & Family Services.

The 15th annual event, Heartlight will take place this September and is the organization’s premiere event to raise funds…

Sports

Support West Side International Soccer tonight at Mes Que

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When it comes to integrating our influx of refugees to life in Buffalo, a wise method is using something familiar to introduce them to the unfamiliar.

Arts + Entertainment

The Bash 2013 - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Salute! Another fun party at this year's American Red Cross Bash 2013.

The Buffalo chapter of the American Red Cross' annual Bash -- a military-themed party that draws thousands of people from all corners of Western New York -- has become one of those signposts that summer is here in the City of Good Neighbors (even if the weather does…

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