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Jessica Kelly


Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Why sip on an average, everyday cup of joe when you can get your caffeine in creative new ways? Stay energized with a pick-me-up from one of these three local establishments. Coffee cocktails Double your buzz with a signature coffee cocktail from Caffe Aroma, like the Cafe Italiano (Amaretto, coffee and whipped cream), Irish Coffee (spiked with Baileys), or Gaelic Coffee…

Buffalo Magazine: Food + Drink

Not too long ago, fast food only meant fried goodies and chicken patties made from questionable animal parts. If you wanted something healthier, there weren’t many fast options to accommodate…or you made do with the meager “healthy” options on menus like dried-out salads or a plain grilled chicken breast — minus the bun. But a recent surge of fast take-out restaurants i…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

As you’re setting goals and making plans to achieve your New Year resolutions once and for all, there’s one that seems to be on everyone’s list: getting healthy. Help your motivation level with some sporty new shoes. From stylish and trendy to practical and durable, we have the right pair for adventurers and fashionistas alike. Photos by Dave Jarosz

Buffalo Magazine: Shopping

You’ve heard it your whole life: "It’s the thought that counts." That’s why a gift card or another boring tie just doesn’t cut it in the gift department. Of course, finding the perfect gift is easier said than done, so we’re here to help. From booze and food to jewelry and cool stuff for kids, we’ve got you covered. Even better, almost everything on our list is available l…

Buffalo Magazine: Home

There’s never been a better time to play tour guide to friends and family coming home for the holidays. Sure, they might think they know where they want to go — old favorites like Chef’s, Duff’s and Mighty Taco offer tastes not found outside of Buffalo. But there’s also plenty of "new Buffalo" to show them: cocktail bars, breweries, restaurants and neighborhoods. Here a…

Buffalo Magazine: Shopping

You’ve heard it your whole life: "It’s the thought that counts." That’s why a gift card or another boring tie just doesn’t cut it in the gift department. Of course, finding the perfect gift is easier said than done, so we’re here to help. From booze and food to jewelry and cool stuff for kids, we’ve got you covered. Even better, almost everything on our list is available l…

Buffalo Magazine: Shopping

You’ve heard it your whole life: "It’s the thought that counts." That’s why a gift card or another boring tie just doesn’t cut it in the gift department. Of course, finding the perfect gift is easier said than done, so we’re here to help. From booze and food to jewelry and cool stuff for kids, we’ve got you covered. Even better, almost everything on our list is available l…

Buffalo Magazine: Shopping

You’ve heard it your whole life: "It’s the thought that counts." That’s why a gift card or another boring tie just doesn’t cut it in the gift department. Of course, finding the perfect gift is easier said than done, so we’re here to help. From booze and food to jewelry and cool stuff for kids, we’ve got you covered. Even better, almost everything on our list is available l…

Gusto

Tucked away in Clarence, Penny Lane Cafe is an artsy establishment displaying quirky decor and serving tasty grub on a budget. An outdoor seating area has unusual embellishments like tiki umbrellas, statues, bottle cap tables and chairs, hula hoops, and other not-so-basic furniture. The inside seating area is just as zany with strings of orange and purple lights brighte…

Buffalo Magazine: Food + Drink

Ready for a food adventure? With new restaurants popping up all over WNY, chefs are bringing their A-game to keep locals on their toes….and that includes dishes with some unusual ingredients. If you’re an adventurous eater, here are some creative dishes to check out around town. 1. Fried Lemons The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar 367 Connecticut St., Buffalo; 884-1…

Buffalo Magazine: Food + Drink

It’s been a challenge in the last year or two to keep track of the many wonderful restaurants popping up around Western New York. Along with new approaches to food, many of them are also re-thinking dessert. Here’s where to find some of Buffalo’s best new sweet treats. Sponge Candy Cheesecake ($7) Panorama on Seven 95 Main St, Buffalo; 852-0049 The main competition t…

Buffalo Magazine: Travel

The locale: A 2-hour drive east on I-90. The scoop: One of Syracuse’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Armory Square is home to cozy cafes, notable restaurants and charming shops. Boasting plenty of character via its historic buildings, the neighborhood always held high importance due to its vicinity to railroads and the Erie Canal. There’s a lot to do, buy and taste in…

Buffalo Magazine: Wellness

With the post-holiday dent in the couch – and potential travel to warmer climates looming – it may be time to take stock in your exercise routine. But it can be challenging to find a workout or gym that excites you. Equally stressful is deciding where to invest your money - especially when some workout programs can run up to $100 per month (or more), depending on what you’…

Buffalo Magazine: Style

When it comes time to get your gift list together and strategize a game plan, you may encounter some tough scenarios. Often it’s the people we’re closest to who are the most difficult to buy for. To help, we’ve compiled a list of the most challenging people in your life, with a handy guide for the perfect holiday gift. Even better, it’s all local. Grandpa who doesn't need…

Some of Buffalo’s hottest Halloween parties are right around the corner, so ditch those boring old witch hats for something more creative. After all, there are costume contests to win. Here’s a rundown of some of Buffalo’s most popular Halloween parties: Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.—4 p.m.: Spooktacular New York Power Authority’s Niagara Power Project Power Vista, 5777 L…