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Emeri Krawczyk


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Only two sites remain at Natale Builders’ The Chateaus at Avalon Meadows in Amherst. Natale sales specialist Jessica Wallace notes that both lots have water views and have condo tax status. In fact, the home shown here has already sold, providing maintenance-free living for its new owner. Based on The Bari model, this three bedroom, three full bath stunning home has …

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One of the best decisions we ever made,” and “beautiful, up-to-date units” are just some of the comments on ApartmentRatings.com, an organization that recognizes properties with outstanding resident satisfaction. Renaissance is also regarded in ORA’s Elite 1 percent for online reputation nationwide by J Turner Research. Located at 10 Arielle Court in Williamsville, j…

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Driving into Stroh’s, the first thing to spot is the tail of an airplane crashed into the roof. We were told it’s from a real plane, as is the protruding, real fake leg, donated by a former customer. It’s just one of the fantastic quirky elements of the iconic beach bar that sits on Lake Erie. Originally called Eddie Stroh’s, it shortened to Stroh’s. The bar changed …

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Heather Woods, Marrano’s new community in Lockport, is what a neighborhood should be. Quality homes, friendly living and convenience make this community a special place to call home. In addition, a blend of exclusive Marrano designs, including two-story plans, ranch options, and designs with first floor master suites, make Heather Woods a great choice for any stage of l…

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Located in Lancaster, Brownstone Homes, a boutique custom home builder, is showing its move-in ready Glen Eagle ranch model at 4 Blackstone Court off Harris Hill Road between Genesee Street (Rt. 33) and Pleasant View Drive. Blackstone Court borders Clarence and is ideal for homeowners who frequent Amherst and Clarence, with a short drive to the NYS Thruway arteries and …

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We admit, we are big chickens. Especially when it comes to sharks. We rarely dip our toes in anything other than a swimming pool, including Lake Erie. (We understand a lake doesn't have sharks, but you really never know.) It’s ironic that we look forward to the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week (July 28 to Aug. 4). Like a striking Great White, Shark Week joyfully rip…

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For three years in a row, Windsong Place Apartments in Williamsville has been named “Top Rated” by ApartmentRatings.com, an organization that recognizes properties with outstanding resident satisfaction. The ideal location is within the quiet Windsong development off Spindrift Drive, between Wehrle Drive and Main Street. The community is peaceful despite its near proxim…

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The Buffalo Niagara Builders’ Association Horizons Tours of Homes has started, with 20 beautiful new homes to see. The tour kicked off last weekend and continues July 25-28: Thursday and Friday, 3 to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $9 and gains you access to all 20 homes built by seven local builders. Tickets can be purchased at BNBA.org, v…

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Rosal Homes continues the development of its popular Riverwalk community in Lewiston. Located off Pletcher Road, which connects to Lower River Road in the Village of Lewiston, the development has 13 single family lots remaining in this highly desirable location. The custom home builder of Wheatfield is showing its newest ranch this weekend at 524 Riverwalk. The 1,763…

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How much barbecued chicken can one eat in a summer? We are not sure, but we aim to find out. Especially since we want to avoid the hot kitchen as much as possible. Of course, there are a gazillion community and festival chicken barbecues to hit up, but we’d like to suggest a ride to Krolick’s roadside barbecue stand. Part chicken cookery, part picnic grove, you canno…

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Festival season kicks into high gear this weekend. We are already mapping our food route as we iron our stretchy pants. Yes, we know about the Taste of Buffalo (July 13-14) and Erie County Fair (Aug. 7 to 18), but there’s a lot more to dig into, so get to it. Variety is the spice of life. International plates We are partial to the festivals that bring a world of food tra…

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If Rob Ray were a hot dog he would look like the caricature used for Rayzor’s Dawg House in Eden. Picture a black eye, missing tooth, shirtless Ray with the body of a hot dog, wrapped in a bun with gloves up. Stripes of ketchup and mustard run down his hot dog chest. While the restaurant bears his name, Ray isn’t involved anymore except to stop in and say hello to fr…

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Located at 30 Knoche Way, Essex Homes has unveiled its fully-furnished “Weston” home in Knoche Farm Estates, a private community located off Milestrip Road near Transit in Orchard Park. The move-in-ready home is well-priced at $479,900 and will be open today and Sunday (June 22-23) from 1 to 5 p.m., said Greg Nanula, Regional Sales Manager. This spacious two-story “W…

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Upscale living meets affordability at Villas at Windstone, a new Marrano community in Williamsville, featuring exclusive condominiums. Boasting the ultimate trifecta of location, design and value, these luxury homes are a great fit for those in search of comfortable, carefree living. “We understand that homebuyers have unique needs depending on their lifestyle,” said…

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The Horizons Tour of Homes, presented by the Buffalo Niagara Builders’ Association, is set for the weekends of July 18-21 and July 25-28. ‘The Savoy,’ by Natale Builders is getting some finishing touches before the public tour. Located at 100 Avalon Meadows in East Amherst, Jessica Wallace of Natale Builders notes that there are only three home sites remaining in the…