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Call it serendipity or simply great timing. Greta Anderson of Anderson's custard and roast beef fame turns 99 on Feb. 9 and will celebrate her birthday at the newly remodeled Anderson's Williamsville location (6075 Main St.) that re-opened Feb. 7. Greta will "go live" at 11 a.m. on Facebook from the swanky new digs. She will answer any burning questions you might…

Like everything, this begins with my mother. Born in the middle of the century, and raised in a middle-class house, she grew up in a most typical American way. Her parents, my grandparents Morris and Kathryn, were hard working, blue-collar people, my grandfather a manager at Sears and my grandmother a homemaker — the best there was, the both of them. Dinner happened t…

Let’s face it, the best ice cream place is usually the closest one. If you’re going to drive by scoop slingers singing their sweet siren song and head on down the road, your destination has to offer something special. Here are some of our favorites. Anderson's Multiple locations If there’s one line people don’t mind standing in, it’s the Anderson’s line. No …