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Kellie Pickler ready to rock Lockport - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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One of America’s biggest country sweethearts will be performing right here in Western New York as part of the free canal concert series in Lockport.

“Kellie Pickler’s life has played out like a classic country song,” according to Canal…

Arts + Entertainment

Transit Drive-In announces retro movie lineup - VIDEOS

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Kick it old-school on Tuesday nights this summer with the return of the Transit Drive-In’s Retro Movie Tuesdays, starting June 4 and running through August.

Just the act of catching a flick at the drive-in is retro enough, but throw in a totally-‘80s…

Sports

Gronk goes the distance for Lockport fan

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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When Lockport teen Tawfiq Baity needed to replace his Patriots jersey, his favorite player took it upon himself to deliver a fresh one to him.

Patriots tight end and Western New York native Rob Gronkowski surprised Baity, a Gronkowski fan through and through,…

News

Z80 Labs to host Yahoo! CFO Ken Goldman for talk - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Announced on Thursday, Z80 Labs will host Yahoo! CFO Ken Goldman in their next speaker series event.

Joining the likes of Fred Wilson, Chris Sacca and Woody Benson, Goldman’s talk will focus on startups…

Grub + Pub

Lake Effect Ice Cream’s new location overlooks locks

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Lake Effect Ice Cream's Facebook Page.

Lockport’s artisan ice cream company is moving to a new location on Canal Street in the spring.

Lake Effect Ice Cream co-owners Jason Wulf and Erik Bernardi announced the new location on social media Wednesday.

“That is the building we…

Arts + Entertainment

WNY’s Stacy Clark gets some MTV airtime - VIDEO

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Grand Island gal Stacy Clark is racking up awards and accolades left and right lately, and she just announced that her new music video…

Arts + Entertainment

Google Doodle stirs up drive-in memories

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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The first drive-in theater opened on this day in 1933 in Camden, N.J., spurring a cinematic viewing revolution. Today, Google commemorates the momentous movie occasion in an animated Google…

Arts + Entertainment

Transit Drive-In introduces ‘Retro Movie Tuesdays’

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Facebook.

The Transit Drive-In just got that much cooler.

This summer, Tuesday nights will have an old-school flair with some of your favorite retro movies. Besides playing current blockbusters and new…

Arts + Entertainment

Schedule set for Labatt’s Canal Concert Series in Lockport

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Lockport? More like ROCKPORT. Yeah.

For those about to rock, you have been saluted: the schedule is officially out for the Labatt’s Canal Concert Series in Lockport, and it’s going…

Grub + Pub

Lake Effect Ice Cream open for the season - VIDEO

video by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Lake Effect Ice Cream, 20 Lock St. in Lockport, opened today for the summer season.

I stopped by the ice cream factory to meet owners Jason Wulf and Erik Bernardi, test out some flavors and learn about the short -- but sweet! -- history of this little…