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Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Two Signing Events

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Two Signing Events

 

The nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, will host two book-signing events with local authors on Jan. 11 and 12.

Kingsmill’s: A Unique Store Rich with History

Kingsmill’s: A Unique Store Rich with History

 

We’ll still see them in movies and old television shows from time to time, those grandiose department stores featuring multiple levels, high-end products and manually operated elevators. And in nearby London, Ontario, one of those rare examples of classic architecture still exists, a haven for shoppers who enjoy life’s finer things and tourists who appreciate a glimpse into the past.

Kingsmill’s, dating back to 1865, is London’s oldest and most respected department store. The four floors of the store, located at 130 Dundas St., offer a wide range of products including home furnishings, fine china and collectibles, fashions, cosmetics, linens, gifts, kitchenware, luggage and much more.

Press Raw Food & Juice to Open on Grant Street

Press Raw Food & Juice to Open on Grant Street

 

Press Raw Food & Juice, a specialty store for individuals interested in raw vegan and healthy food choices, will be the latest business to join the Grant Street revitalization when it opens for business on Thursday, Dec. 19. The food retailer and take-out shop is located at 197 Grant St. on Buffalo’s West Side.

“Press specializes in organic cold-pressed juices and raw organic foods,” said owner and executive chef Esther Pica. “We are, I think, the first in Buffalo to offer an entirely raw, vegan, organic and gluten-free menu. We’re sure that the demand is here.”

JACOBS TO HOST PASSPORT OUTREACH AT NORTHTOWN AUTO BUREAU

JACOBS TO HOST PASSPORT OUTREACH AT NORTHTOWN AUTO BUREAU

Clerk’s Office provides convenience for travelers

Erie County, NY- As a service to Erie County residents, County Clerk Chris Jacobs is reminding travelers that his office is offering additional “Passports on the Move” outreach events the second Tuesday of every month. The next event will be held on Tuesday, December 10th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Erie County Auto Bureau, located in the Northtown Plaza, 3095 Sheridan Drive in Amherst.

“The Clerk’s Office is pleased to make this service available in order to meet the growing demand for passports,” said County Clerk Jacobs. “I want to make County government more customer-centered, including offering convenient alternatives for our customers to obtain passports.”

Winter Market at Horsefeathers to Host Yelp’s Holiday Foodie Bazaar

Winter Market at Horsefeathers to Host Yelp’s Holiday Foodie Bazaar

 

The Winter Market at Horsefeathers will host Yelp Buffalo’s Holiday Foodie Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 7, during regular market hours. Horsefeathers Market & Residences is located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side, and festivities will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers: Nov. 30 Highlights

Winter Market at Horsefeathers: Nov. 30 Highlights

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side.

The market features farm-fresh produce as well as hand-crafted and locally produced products from approximately 20 vendors. Guests of the market can also become better acquainted with the establishment’s permanent businesses, including The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets, Jolie’s Traditional Chinese, Chow Chocolat and Martin Cooks restaurant.

Heritage Village to Celebrate Small Business Saturday All Weekend Long

Heritage Village to Celebrate Small Business Saturday All Weekend Long

 

First there was Black Friday, but who wants to stay up all night and battle unruly crowds? Then came Cyber Monday, but it’s difficult to get into the holiday spirit while sitting at a computer. 

And now there’s Small Business Saturday, when shoppers are encouraged to avoid the mall scene and support local businesses. That sounds like a winner to the wide variety of vendors that will take part in the weekend long Kris Kringle Market, Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.