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Food Truck Tuesdays, the al fresco buffet that made it hip to do Larkin Square, launches its third season May 5, bigger than ever. For 26 Tuesdays, up to 32 mobile edibles purveyors will offer a uniquely diverse menu to the crowds at 745 Seneca St. Poutine, barbecue, Thai, pierogi, wood-fired pizzas and buttermilk fried chicken sandwiches are just the beginning. There wi…

Here are a few ways that allow you not only to observe the cityscape, but become part of it.• Buffalo Pedal Tours operates the Pedal-Powered Party Bus for public and private pub crawls, bachelorette parties, even architectural tours. The bus can be chartered for private tours, or join a public tour. Call 984-3834 or visit buffalopedaltours.com.• Open Air Autobus is painted…

The WWE returns to Buffalo when it broadcasts “Smackdown” on June 16 live from the First Niagara Center.World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, Intercontinental Champion Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Big Show, Bad News Barrett and the WWE Divas are among those set to appear.Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 25 and start at $17.50 through the FNC…

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The WWE returns to Buffalo when it broadcasts “Smackdown” on June 16 live from the First Niagara Center.World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, Intercontinental Champion Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Big Show, Bad News Barrett and the WWE Divas are among those set to appear.Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. April 25 and start at $17.50 through the FNC…

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It was a procession of sorrow and shock.Now, the public journey of the funeral train of Abraham Lincoln through Western New York 150 years ago this month will be marked with a series of displays, performances and programs in locations around the city.“Lincoln in Buffalo: 150 Years,” a remembrance of Lincoln and his travels through and connections to the city, will begin th…

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So maybe you didn’t make plans to go to Florida or South Carolina for spring break. Now, you’re stuck at home wondering what to do with the kids for a whole week while they’re out of school. Well, you came to the right place. We’re going to talk you through it, offer a few tips and pass along some things to keep in mind. Call it your Spring Break Survival Guide. • Mon…

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It’s been a long, cold winter and we’ve all been cooped up way too long. It’s time to go out and do something fun – especially with spring break in the air. However, if you are still paying off those holiday bills, your entertainment budget might be limited. But you don’t have to be stuck in the house due to lack of funds. There are sever…

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Back in the day, Buffalo knew Eric Endres as a playwright and performer. His musical “A Week in the Life” comically probed that underexplored constant of American life. Now, he’s based on the West Coast, and tours the country as head of a family show under the name Eric Herman.The show has been on the road, off and on, for 10 years. His daughters, Becc…

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This story originally appeared in The News in 2015. From now until Easter, which falls this year on April 5, the Broadway Market is the place to be. But ... what if you’ve never been there? What if you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re unfamiliar with the neighborhood. You’re not Polish. Or you’re not Catholic. Perhaps you’re intimidated by the crowds that pour in…

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While many eyes will be glued to the TV this weekend as March Madness unfolds, it's not like the rest of Buffalo is coming to a standstill. From a solid touring theater production to a local brewery's quirky celebration, there's no shortage of events to witness and new places to check out during the first weekend of spring. Here's a half version of The 10: 1) Buffalo So…

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St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated by parades in the city of Buffalo as long ago as 1848, but the tradition lapsed several times. The parade pictured here, in 1915, was the first after a lapse of around three decades. On March 4, 1915, The Catholic Union and Times ran an article headlined, “Parade feature to be revived this year.” The story said, “After a hiatus of more th…

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“The Illusionists – Witness the Impossible” debuted in November in the Marquis Theatre in New York City’s Times Square. Since then, the show has been proving very popular. The old-fashioned carnival barker language is part of the fun. “This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusio…

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The Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament will finally be assured of solid ice. Obviously integral to pond hockey, the presence of ice has -- due to Mother Nature's quirks -- been wildly inconsistent in previous Buffalo winters. (According to Buffalo Business First, the annual hockey event has suffered from poor conditions in three of the last seven Buffalo tournaments). If…

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It’s Friday and it’s fish fry season. Time to make some decisions.Baked, broiled or beer-battered? Coleslaw or macaroni salad? German or American potato salad? Dine-in or takeout?And finally – where to get our fish fry? We can help you with that last question through Gusto’s annual fish fry guide. Following are some of the area churches, schools…

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It's the dawn of a new era for the Queen City Roller Girls, a chance for the hard-hitting, nimble-skating athletes to welcome a bigger audience in the heart of the city. While the official grand-opening of Buffalo RiverWorks is still three weeks away, Friday provides a sneak peek at the venue's progress as well as a chance to see the three-time QCRG defending champion Nic…