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Times are changing at Expo Market, the bustling food hall and gathering place across from Shea’s Buffalo Theatre. Since the hall changed ownership earlier this year, restaurateurs JJ Alfieri, Paul Tsouflidis and Kevin Lin have signed on a wave of new coffee and late-night options, designed to attract a crowd outside the market’s peak lunch hours. Souvlaki Fast, located …

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Briana Rose Hunter, owner of Breezy Burrito Co. in EXPO Market food hall, has announced she will take over 1000 Elmwood Ave. for her first stand-alone location, to be called Breezy Burrito Bar. Hunter founded the business in January 2017, when her fast-casual Mexican-American concept became part of the second wave of vendors to open inside EXPO. The location in the down…

Food and Drink

Significant changes are afoot at Buffalo's downtown food hall, EXPO Market, which changed ownership officially on Feb. 1. Restaurateurs JJ Alfieri, Paul Tsouflidis and Kevin Lin, who all operate stands in EXPO, have taken over the lease to manage the space inside Sinatra & Co. Real Estate's Market Arcade at 617 Main St. With more control under the new structure, the …

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Thirteen years ago, Buffalo native Addison Henderson came home to shoot his debut film, “The Forgotten City.” The documentary explored social issues and the murder of his best friend. Now, Henderson has returned to make his new film, "G.O.D." (“Givers of Death"), expected to start filming here at the end of February. Before that, a launch party and fundraiser with Hende…

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One sign Buffalo is in festive spirits is the quick ticket sales for Hotel Henry's Jazzy Christmas - featuring the Ladies First Jazz Big Band and the Buffalo Dolls - which has sold out in advance. After a busy weekend, the pace unexpectedly slows down this week, but there's still ample opportunity to go dashing through the snow to a Buffalo event. 1. John Morris Russ…

Festivals

From a food event dedicated to healthy options to a nice lineup slotted for Buffalo's indie station's birthday show, there are ample activity options in Buffalo from Oct. 1 to 4. Although Modest Mouse has sold out the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, tickets remain available for several other worthy events. Taps and Apps 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4 in Buffalo R…

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Buffalo Porchfest 1 to 6 p.m. at locations throughout the Elmwood Village. Shows are free to attend; here's a useful map for exploring. Craving acoustic on Norwood? What about Americana on Ripley Place? Those combinations and many more will take place Saturday afternoon, as the Elmwood Village Association presents its annual grassroots music festival, Porchfest. Bryant…

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The days of museum restaurants being overpriced, gourmet eateries or bland cafeterias are over. Buffalo’s cultural attractions boast affordable and creative food options, ranging from table service to grab-and-go. So, if you find yourself staring down a painting of food while your stomach grumbles, devour some food along with the art. You may even find yourself dining n…

Dance

Baila Salsa Dance taught a variety of salsa branches, including bachata, merengue and Kizomba, on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in EXPO Market in downtown Buffalo. See who learned, then let loose.