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From Fossils to Handmade Jewelry, Many Discoveries Await at Past & Present Store and Museum

From Fossils to Handmade Jewelry, Many Discoveries Await at Past & Present Store and Museum

 

Every town and village throughout Western New York seems to have a business or attraction that many consider to be a “hidden gem.” In the Village of Blasdell, that unique place just waiting to be discovered by a new generation of visitors is Past & Present Store and Museum.

Dalia’s Bridal in Snyder Plans Ribbon-cutting and Grand Opening Events

Dalia’s Bridal in Snyder Plans Ribbon-cutting and Grand Opening Events

 

Dalia’s Bridal, a new business offering couture wedding gowns available off the showroom floor at 40 to 70 percent off retail prices, is the latest business to open its doors along the Main Street shopping district in Snyder. Located at 4558 Main St., Dalia’s had a soft opening on Dec. 4 and will host a ribbon-cutting event at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and a grand opening on Saturday, Dec. 13. Both events are open to the public.

Winter Market to Take Part in Hertel Holidays on Dec. 6

Winter Market to Take Part in Hertel Holidays on Dec. 6

 

The new Winter Market on Hertel, housed in The Pasta Peddler/Blackbird Sweets location at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, will take part in the 19th annual Hertel Holidays event on Saturday, Dec. 6. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through early April.

Sponsored by the Hertel-North Buffalo Business Association, Hertel Holidays is a family tradition that delights all the senses with twinkling displays, Santa Claus and unique shopping and dining experiences. Hertel’s boutiques, stores and galleries will take the stress out of your holiday shopping, and visitors will also discover great places to stop for a meal or a drink. 

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Plans Holiday Themed Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Plans Holiday Themed Events

 

The holiday season is in full swing at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca!

From Dec. 5-7, Enjoy The Journey will be the only suburban gallery taking part in Artists in Buffalo’s 14th annual Holiday Open Studios & Galleries event. The gallery’s “Jingle Mingle” weekend — a unique three-day holiday celebration — will feature live music by Mari McNeil Jazz and a special “Soulful Bowlful” soup sale to benefit the West Seneca Community Food Pantry.  

Celebrate ‘Santa Night’ at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café

Celebrate ‘Santa Night’ at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café

 

A popular holiday event, “Santa Night” returns to Dog Ears Bookstore & Café from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. The nonprofit community bookstore is located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo.

The annual event will feature crafts, a baked good sale hosted by employees of The Gap, some local authors signing books, a visit from Santa Claus and maybe even a surprise or two! There will also be special discounts offered on books, café items and more.

New Winter Market on Hertel Off to a Great Start

New Winter Market on Hertel Off to a Great Start

 

The new Winter Market on Hertel, housed in The Pasta Peddler/Blackbird Sweets location at 1547 Hertel Ave. in Buffalo, had a great opening day on Saturday, Nov. 22, and returns from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through early April.

Customers are encouraged to celebrate Small Business Saturday at the indoor market this Saturday, Nov. 29. In addition to The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, vendors taking part in the market on a full 20-week schedule include Alpine Made, Biscotti for Everybotti, Prudom Farms, Public Espresso & Coffee and BreadHive Worker Cooperative Bakery. Participating on a 10-week rotating schedule are JJ’s Jams, Plato Dale Farm and Sandy’s Dandies, as well as Chateau Buffalo, Fetch! Dog Treats and T-Meadow Farm.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Jim Ostrowski

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Book-signing Event with Jim Ostrowski

 

Dog Ears Bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road in Buffalo, will host author Jim Ostrowski for a book-signing event at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15.

Ostrowski is a trial and appellate lawyer from Buffalo. His book, “Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America,” was released in September.