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Tracey Duffy


Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

From gorgeous gardens to diverse neighborhoods, Buffalo is truly a vibrant city. Whether taking in a world of ethnic food and fun, embracing the local craft brew culture or meandering through fragrant flower fields, these events offer plenty to see, smell and savor in WNY and beyond. June 30: Taste of Diversity Grant Street, between Lafayette and Auburn, Buffalo Celeb…

Buffalo Magazine: Home

This distinctive French Second Empire brick home is an architectural standout in the historic Fargo Estate district on Buffalo’s West Side. The neighborhood’s heterogeneous mix of long-time residents, young entrepreneur types and refugees is mirrored by homeowner Vanessa Fineberg’s diverse and vibrant tastes. The 33-year-old’s playful design style is evident throughout …

Buffalo Magazine: Photo Galleries

Vanessa Fineberg infused her playful, diverse style into a French Second Empire brick home in the historic Fargo Estate district on Buffalo’s West Side.

Buffalo Magazine: Feature

Among many things, the goddess Athena is associated with wisdom, courage and strength. The 10 finalists for the ATHENA – an award bestowed by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership (and sponsored by Buffalo Magazine) that honors the valuable contributions made by individuals to advance the status of women in the region – exude these qualities in their professional and personal li…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

This month, get out there and enjoy the company of friends and colleagues, and maybe even make some new acquaintances along the way. Whether you’re mingling at waterfront tastings, perusing the works of master artisans or surrounding yourself with remarkable WNY women, the following events offer plenty of opportunity to find inspiration, appreciation and camaraderie. June…

Buffalo Magazine: Discover

Festivals Allentown Gallery Association First Fridays Antique World Great American Garage Sale: First Sundays & third Saturdays, through Oct.; 11145 Main St., Clarence Buffalo Garden Festival: June-August M&T First Fridays: Albright-Knox Art Gallery M&T Second Fridays: Burchfield Penny Art Center M&T Third Fridays: Party on the Portico a…

Buffalo Magazine: Discover

Week of May 28 – June 3 Festivals Buffalo Pride Festival May 29–June 3 Various Locations Springville Dairy Ag Fest May 31–June 2 Springville Griffith Institute High School American Red Cross Buffalo BASH June 1 Red Cross Headquarters, Delaware Ave. 60th Annual Allegany State Park Nature Pilgrimage June 1–3 Red House Area, Allegany State Park 100 Ameri…

Week of July 30–August 5 Festivals Cattaraugus County Fair July 30–August 5 Little Valley Music & Arts Festival of the Tonawandas July 31–August 4 Various locations Niagara County Fair August 1–5 Lockport Comedy Fest August 2–5 National Comedy Center, Jamestown Eden Corn Festival August 2–5 Route 62, Eden Great Rhythm Revival at the Heron Au…

Buffalo Magazine: Discover

Week of July 2–8 Festivals French & Indian War Encampment June 29–July 1 Old Fort Niagara Silo City Alive! July 1 Silo City Row, Buffalo Silver Lake Ring of Fire Fireworks July 3 Silver Lake Independence Day Block Party July 4 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, USA Lakewood Summerfest July 4 Lakewood Jam in the Valley July 5–7 Buffalo Hill Vi…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Moms have the toughest job in the world – just ask us. In fact, it hardly seems right that we only get 24 hours of official recognition a year. And while we wouldn’t trade our children for anything in the world, we do have some pretty specific ideas for how we’d really like to spend that one glorious day that is supposed to be all about us. Hint: It doesn’t include maki…

Buffalo Magazine: Food + Drink

Growing up in a small tourist area — where the only thing open year-round was the post office — the return of the candy store each summer was a pretty big deal. I’d run barefoot through pricker bushes and over hot blacktop just to catch a glimpse at the old-fashioned counter filled with brightly colored rows of pure sugar ­— and pure heaven. Barely old enough to reach, I’d…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Whether celebrating our great city at an annual love fest or bringing the excitement and grandeur of the Kentucky Derby to a first-ever Junior League party, Buffalo is the place to be — and be seen — this month. These events will lift your spirits, boost your day and elevate your shopping game. May 5: Derby Day Party The Barrel Factory, 65 Vandalia St., Buffalo Indulg…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

From a beach glass festival to a feast in celebration of Shakespeare in Delaware Park, these events remind us that summer in WNY is just around the corner. Or simply take advantage of the nicer weather to get out there and try a hot new restaurant from among all the cool independent eateries popping up. April 10: Kokedama Hanging Gardens Buffalo and Erie County Botanical…

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

Immigrants and refugees have arrived on America’s shores seeking opportunity since the early 1600s. And for the last 100 years, they have turned to the International Institute of Buffalo to help them start a new life in our little corner of the world. Initially a program serving foreign-born women, the organization now welcomes thousands of men, women and children each …

Buffalo Magazine: BufFYI

After record subzero temps that froze everything from eyelashes to Niagara Falls, Western New Yorkers are ready to put another winter in the books. This list includes events that remind us spring is just around the corner, like an orchid show that will surround you in exotic blooms and a home show full of ideas for tackling improvements once the weather breaks. March 3: A…