Style was in full bloom as guests celebrated the return of the landscape and the culmination of the more than 25-year Martin House transformation effort. Decked out in their favorite chic garden attire, they were treated to contemporary cocktails, seasonally inspired cuisine and live music on the grounds of the Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece.
Medaille College was the kept-under-wraps location for the second-annual Komen Night in White posh pop-up picnic. Learning of the locale just an hour before the event, guests brought their own elegant picnics to share and enjoyed dancing under the stars following dinner. All proceeds will go to fund breast cancer research and awareness for Susan G. Komen Upstate New York.
September can be one of the most beautiful months of the year in Western New York: still plenty warm enough to enjoy outdoor activities, but without the blazing temps and hair-curling humidity. From an annual gala at our horticultural hub to a first-time beer and barbecue festival on the grounds of an 1800s Victorian mansion, these events give you one last chance to get ou…
One fed up mom describes how necessity was the mother of invention behind her chemical-free baby wipes.
The impetus for your product?
As a first-time mom, dealing with the horrible diaper rash my son Archie was experiencing was heartbreaking. We went to the doctor, only to be told my son was reacting to all the chemical preservatives in the baby wipes I was using. We sta…
Aug. 2: Summer Splash
Buffalo Harbor State Park, 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo
The “sky’s the limit” for this colorful cocktail party to benefit Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Wear your snappy sky-blue duds and bring your dancing shoes for a night of open bar, gourmet foods, decadent desserts and chance to win fantastic prizes—including a Mercedes Benz. This …
This annual fundraiser at the zoo is an all-you-can-taste event featuring craft beer, wine and food.
This annual fundraiser at the iconic Frank Llyod Wright landmark featured beers and ciders from 20 local producers.
The small business resident of The Foundry talks about garbage picking, trusting your gut and more.
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Creating new objects tends to be cost-driven when produced and end up being of lesser quality. Bespoke objects resonate on such a deeper level in my work and for consumers. In the case of upholstery, a lot of times I’m redoing a family heirloom. It …
Western New York summers may be short, but there is no shortage of fun to be had. From an intimate dinner amidst the Botanical Gardens to a giant party benefiting Hospice Buffalo, there’s an event for everybody and every mood.
July 4-7: Port of Call
Land ho! Twelve historic tall ships from the US, Canada, Spain and South Pacific will make their way …
Guests gathered at Silo City for an evening of music, dancing, wine and beer, tours of the grain elevators, a silent auction and more for Let There Be Light International’s Solar Celebration on June 18. The event honored grassroots partners in Malawi, Kenya and Uganda who work with the organization to fight climate change and global poverty.
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center held its inaugural Wild Brews fundraiser on June 14, giving attendees the opportunity to get up close and personal with the center’s raptors and other animals, as well as enjoy local brews, live music, food trucks and more. Proceeds will go directly to helping the animals and will further promote wildlife conservation.
Over 2,000 participants took to the streets and raised over $250,000 in support of breast cancer research, advocacy and patient care at this inaugural event. A survivor breakfast, top fundraiser reception and opening ceremony were held at Buffalo RiverWorks pre-race, with an after-party, DJ and food following.
The Terrace at Delaware Park served as the perfect backdrop for the popular Bottles & Bites Under the Sun event to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. In addition to the spectacular view, guests enjoyed some of the best wine, craft beer, locally distilled spirits and gourmet food the area has to offer, along with live music from the Brothers of Invention.
Summer is knocking on the door and we’ve got some great events to help get you out your door and enjoy the season. Make a day of it at one of the popular outdoor festivals, dance the night away at the anniversary party of a cherished Western New York landmark or celebrate accomplished women in our community at these events that will entertain and inspire.
June 1: Larkinvi…
Supporters gathered at Lakeward Spirits at the Barrel Factory to help Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper celebrate 30 years of protecting our water and surrounding ecosystems. Guests sipped locally crafted cocktails while being treated to delicious food, live music and tours of the distillery.