Buffalo History Museum - The Buffalo News

Share this article

print logo
Gusto

Thanksgiving is a time for feasting, for enjoying the comforts of home. From family to football, from pumpkin pie to the mighty green bean casserole, there's plenty to keep us content. But let's talk turkey. At some point, you will need to get out. Wouldn't it be fun, with all the expats and relatives back on the scene, to celebrate things that are going well in our …

Gusto

It's the most Buffalo time of the year. Spirits soar as we warm up for the Turkey Trot, one of the 100 Things every Western New Yorker should do at least once. And for the World's Largest Disco, another adventure on our bucket list. Friends and relatives flock in from out of town, craving wings and beef on weck. Thanksgiving is in the air. It's fun to celebrate this …

Local News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to cartoonist Jim Davis, creator of “Garfield” and born on this date in 1945, “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” . . . BIG BARGAINS – A garage sale to support the Western New York Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2017 will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 296 School St. off Militar…

Food and Drink

The popular Food Truck Rodeo at The Buffalo History Museum returns from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and we've received the lineup of trucks for the season opener. Remember, the trucks serve until 8:30 p.m., and the event runs on the first Wednesday of every summer month (July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2). Roughly 60 parking spots are available in the museum's lot, and street parking ca…

Art

More than a dozen Buffalo-area museums and cultural institutions will offer free admission Saturday, Mayor Byron W. Brown announced. Participating institutions include (Note: click on the links for further information): Albright-Knox Art Gallery Buffalo History Museum Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village in Amherst Buffalo Religious Arts Center Burchfield Penney Art Cen…

Music

One of Buffalo’s most unique warm-weather gathering venues, the covered porch (portico) and back steps of Buffalo History Museum overlooking Mirror Lake and a slice of Delaware Park, will be the setting for Party on the Portico from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 18. This series of happy hour events features admission to Buffalo History Museum, cash bar, complimentary appetizers …