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Horse Racing

Happy holidays racing fanatics, it's that time of year where we dance around the Festivus Pole and discuss Thoroughbred Racing’s Feats of Strength and the Airing of Grievances. Whether it’s time to gather round the table and enjoy a wonderful Festivus meal and a few Festivus ales we're ready to unveil the 2018 Racing Festivus for the rest of us... “Feats of Strength”  …

Food and Drink

This weekend is the final rush before Christmas - which is Tuesday - so flying through late holiday shopping is high on the lists of many Buffalonians. But for those looking for a little release before the family parties, here are some strong suggestions. Among the events that have sold out: Strictly Hip at Hamburg Brewing, the "Nutcracker" at Shea's and "A Christmas Ca…

Food and Drink

Eight days from Christmas, Buffalo will bustle with holiday parties that embrace the theme of ugly sweaters, which are playful, often funny and occasionally comfortable. A last-minute market at Thin Man and a secular party at Black Iron Bystro in Blasdell are further wise choices for the window of Monday through Thursday. 1. Ugliest Sweater Party, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thu…

Horse Racing

Seasons greetings race fans, it's that time of year where we dance around the Festivus Pole and discuss Thoroughbred Racing’s Feats of Strength and the Airing of Grievances. Whether it’s time to gather round the table and enjoy a wonderful Festivus meal and a few Festivus ales we're ready to unveil the 2017 Racing Festivus for the rest of us... “Feats of Strength”  A…

Gusto

We have another Festivus miracle on our hands. The third annual "holiday for the rest of us" celebration (as Frank Costanza so put it) will make its return at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 23 in Hydraulic Hearth (716 Swan St.). Based on the fake holiday created on the popular show "Seinfeld" (the show's answer to the commercialism of the Christmas/Hanukkah season), the Larkinville …