Anyone who remembers the outrage that greeted Frank’s RedHot’s pronouncement that wings go best with ranch dressing will be surprised by one result from last weekend’s National Buffalo Wing Festival.
Which wing was judged best in show this year?
Anchor Bar’s habanero ranch dry rub.
You read that right. The Anchor Bar, the birthplace of the chicken wing, the holy c…
1) Niagara County Peach Festival, 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6, 5 to 11 p.m. Sept. 7, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9 in Academy Park in Lewiston. Free to attend.
Commentary: With apologies to pineapples, bananas, currants and figs - four fruits slighted in their quests for a Buffalo-area festival - peaches take center stage for four days in Lewiston.
From a performance by …
Organizers expect a crowd of 35,000 at the 61st annual Niagara County Peach Festival, which begins at 6 p.m. Thursday at Academy Park in Lewiston and runs through 11 p.m. Sunday.
Buffalo’s three professional sports teams’ mascots, new-look Billy Buffalo, Sabretooth and Buster Bison will be at Academy Park when the festival opens.
Fresh peaches from Bittner-Singer Far…
On one stage, you have Jimyn the Singing Mime, with a stark-white painted face and a small string instrument in hand. Since mimes are not generally known for their verbal skills, that should be interesting.
On another is Peelander-Z, a Japanese “action comic punk band” dressed up in elaborate, neon-colored, animal-inspired costumes and that may do something called “huma…
The National Buffalo Wing Festival concluded on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at Coca-Cola Field with competitive eating contests, blue-cheese bobbing and lots of wing sampling. See who hung out.
Union Road in front of West Seneca Town Park was shut down for the annual Taste of West Seneca, which combined with a PBA Car Show to draw people from all around the area. See who sampled food from local businesses and perused vendors who took part.
Strictly Hip, Deadwolf, XOXO Pop Band, Dave Matthews tribute band Big-Eyed Phish and more were on the bill for the inaugural Rock Autism Music Festival, presented by Max Muscato, who also performed at the show on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Ellicottville.
German heritage starred for the second straight day on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in Cheektowaga Town Park for the annual Buffalo German Fest. From authentic beer and food to live music, check out the activities.
What people wore to the South Buffalo Irish Festival at Cazenovia Park on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.
Loads of live music from bands such as Crikwater, McCarthyizm and The LeftOvers, food from Blackthorn and Potters Field, and an elaborate business expo were among the highlights of the South Buffalo Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Cazenovia Park.
The annual National Buffalo Wing Festival was held at Coca-Cola Field once again this year. See photos from the festival on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018- the festival continues Sunday.
We adored Roald Dahl’s, “James and the Giant Peach.” Some of our fondest memories are passages of James and his bug buddies eating the fleshy, juicy peach.
We're fortunate to have access to luscious homegrown peaches in our area, and this season's crop is fantastic from what we've already gorged on.
The second best thing to eating a dripping peach over the sink is ea…
1) National Buffalo Wing Fest, noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 1, noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at Coca-Cola Field (275 Washington St.). Admission is $5 at the gate, and food tickets run for $1 apiece.
Commentary: For once in the world of wings, size doesn't matter. Every wing vendor participating in the National Buffalo Wing Festival Saturday and Sunday is supplied the same drumsticks a…
There is no other place in the world (we checked) where people bob their heads in a vat of blue cheese, bobbing for chicken wings.
Welcome to the National Buffalo Wing Festival.
The festival, which has been happening for 17 years, was inspired by the 2001 comedy “Osmosis Jones” starring Bill Murray. Murray’s character, a chronic junk-food-eater, strived to attend a w…
Bollywood dancing, yoga sessions, henna tattoos and kids activities were among the draws at the annual Festival of India, presented by the India Association of Buffalo, on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at Canalside.