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Friday – It is time for Fish Fry

Friday – It is time for Fish Fry

Almost every restaurant in WNY has a Fish Fry and they all claim that they have the best... I would write more, but it is time to head to dinner at one of my favorite places for Fish Fry in Western New York... Country Cottage Restaurant [Continue]

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site in Buffalo, NY

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site in Buffalo, NY

Americans of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to visit Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site in Buffalo, New York, the site of one of the country’s most important events of the 20th century. Background It was 1901. The Spanish-American War had ended recently. The Western Hemisphere was a burgeoning region intent on making its mark on [Continue]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buffalo Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buffalo Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright’s fate was sealed maybe even before he was born in Wisconsin in 1867 when his mother decided that Frank was going to be a great architect. His nursery and bedroom as a youngster were decorated with pictures of buildings and other examples of architecture to inspire him. Wright studied civil engineering at [Continue]

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

WNY Winter Driving Tips Driving in the snow is a reality here in Western New York.   If you have just moved to Western New York and this is your first winter, the first thing you need to learn how to drive in the snow.   Learning How to Drive in the Snow is very important for [Continue]

How safe is that neighborhood?

How safe is that neighborhood?

The City of Buffalo and Niagara County Sheriff are participating in the website Crime Reports. The only crime that they are not reporting to the site is drug related crimes. So often I have buyers who want to know about the crimes in the area. Unfortunately I cannot tell you directly, but with this site, it will give you a great [Continue]

WNY School & Business Closings

WNY School & Business Closings

Is it a Snow Day? We live in an area of the country that gets snow. It is part of life here in WNY, no surprise there! Sometimes that snow makes the roads dangerous to travel and schools and businesses decide to close for safety. Perhaps today as you find this article you are wondering [Continue]

How to have a Successful Garage Sale in Western New York

How to have a Successful Garage Sale in Western New York

You don't have to be a Yard Sale Queen to have a successful Garage Sale in Western New York. And with National Garage Sale Day coming up on August 10th it is a great time to start thinking about having a Garage Sale. There are a few things that you do in preparing for a Garage Sale that will make your life a lot easier. [Continue]

What benefit is it to me to subscribe to you?

What benefit is it to me to subscribe to you?

At the bottom of every post I invite you to subscribe to my Blog.  This morning I got a phone call from a Western New York reader that made me smile. What is all this subscription stuff all about?  They really did not understand RSS feeds and how it could benefit them.  I explained the [Continue]

Lewiston, New York – History and Facts

Lewiston, New York – History and Facts

  Popular Festivals Held Here Lewiston is a small but historically important village along the western edge of the state of New York.  It derives its name from Morgan Lewis who served as the governor of New York in the early part of the 19th Century.  There are currently about 2,700 residents in Lewiston which [Continue]

Frank Lloyd Wright Shaped Buffalo Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright Shaped Buffalo Architecture

Architecture aficionados have much to celebrate here in Buffalo.  The city was a bustling hub of shipping and manufacturing at the turn of the twentieth century, and as a result drew some of the country’s best architects to design and build its homes and buildings.  Among them was the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright, who not [Continue]

Williamsville, NY – History and Facts

Williamsville, NY – History and Facts

Falls Have Powered Mills Here Williamsville, NY is a village in the western portion of the state that a little over 5,000 people call home.  Located in the northeastern section of Erie County, the town was named for Jonas Williams who built the first mill in the area back in 1811.  He channeled a portion [Continue]

How to make new friends in your WNY neighborhood!

How to make new friends in your WNY neighborhood!

Welcome to Niagara Falls and your new home! Friends can help you feel at home -- but first you need to find them. It isn't always easy to meet new people and become friends. I know it can be intimidating and overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be! [Continue]

Happy Thanksgiving Western New York!

Lewiston NY – Charming Village just what buyers are seeking

Lewiston NY – Charming Village just what buyers are seeking

Popular with tourists primarily in the summertime, Lewiston has a lot to offer with its many festivals, fine restaurants, Artpark, and fascinating history. Lewiston is situated on the Niagara River, just across the river from Canada, and is half way between the world famous Niagara Falls and historic Fort Niagara in Youngstown, New York. [Continue]

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