How great was Frederick Law Olmsted’s landscape genius? Over a period covering less than two days, he conceptualized the parks system that bears his name in Buffalo, New York. In August of 1868, the city’s leaders asked him to decide on a site so they could acquire it for a […]
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 resource!
Sorry, at this time only the City of Buffalo is participating in Crime Reports. Perhaps the rest of the Western New York community police departments will take part in the future.
One of the true pleasures of summer is biting into a ripe, juicy tomato fresh from the garden. But what if you don’t have space for a garden? Not to worry! Even if you have the smallest patio, deck or balcony you can grow fresh tomatoes all summer long. By […]
Living in Florida you have different seasons, and you end up missing some really wonderful changes in the seasons. This week has been been amazing splash of color everywhere you turn. Especially sweet is all the lilacs that are in bloom here 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.
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 […]
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 […]
Located near picturesque Glen Falls, Glen Park is jointly owned by the Village of Williamsville and the Town of Amherst. It was built in 1976 with funds obtained from a federal grant and includes many interconnecting ponds which are now home for many ducks. Popular activities in this walking park […]
Let’s talk about showings for your home for sale. I am frustrated with the lack of professionalism by some Realtors. Not all, just a few. And I am not the only one who is frustrated. I am sure that it is the behavior of these agents that give those of […]
Western New York is home to some great homes and communities to live in. But it is also home to some of the best Wineries in New York State.
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 […]
Today’s families are gathering in Cheektowaga, Lewiston, Amherst and the surround Buffalo communities to celebrate their mothers. Here is a small video of Women in Art over the past 500 years which seems to be a fitting tribute to Western New York Mothers….
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
Allegany State Park is located in Cattaraugus County at 2373 ASP, Route 1, Suite 3 in Salamanca, NY 14779. In 2007 this was named one of the amazing places in the United States. Just a short day trip for Buffalonians to enjoy the best of outdoors living year round.