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  • American bison
    Herd of American Bison aims to restore wild herds to the plains
    A herd of bison is scheduled to be released into northern Colorado this year, with the aim of restoring wild bison herds to some of the plains areas. The release will take place north of Wellington at the Soapstone Prairie Natural area, a small...
  • wine
    March 2015 wine trail events
    Looking for a weekend getaway? Check out these events on the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine Trails. If a quick trip downtown is more your style, check out Buffalo Uncorked.Bacon on the Lakein – Saturday and Sunday, March 21st and 22nd at the...
  • LongHorn opens third Buffalo-Niagara area steakhouse
    LongHorn opens third Buffalo-Niagara area steakhouse
    When a Darden Restaurants Inc. operation has been in the news in recent months, it usually has to do with its financially troubled Red Lobster and Olive Garden brands. On Monday, the company announced that interim CEO Gene Lee has been named...
  • 'Restaurant Startup' fate to be decided for Buffalo taco team
    'Restaurant Startup' fate to be decided for Buffalo taco team
    On Tuesday night, Buffalo chef-entrepreneurs Peter Cimino and Chris Dorsaneo will be announcing their latest business move on national television. That's because their Lloyd Taco Truck enterprise will be featured on the CNBC cable reality show...
  • The Afterbirth Tycoon – “Purgatory on Parade”
    CD Review: The Afterbirth Tycoon – “Purgatory on Parade”
    CD Review: The Afterbirth Tycoon – “Purgatory on Parade”: Rock music should be gritty, right? Guitars should be loud and dirty; the drums, unforgiving. You know that, other people know that and Buffalo’s The Afterbirth...
  • Sam Roberts Band at Canalside in June 2014.
    Concert calendar: February 2015
    Over the next month Buffalo and its surrounding areas will be visited by a variety of musical acts including Ani DiFranco, Machine Head, Sam Roberts Band, and Frank Sinatra Jr. Other highlights include Eli Young Band, Honeymoon Suite, and...
  • 'Raclette' is coming to Buffalo, in bistro form
    'Raclette' is coming to Buffalo, in bistro form
    "Raclette" isn't merely one thing. It is a pasteurized cow's milk semi-soft cheese. It also is a Swiss dish based on heating the cheese then scraping off -- racler -- the melted part for consumpotion. And, it is the name for a...
  • 'Rex Ryan Wings' flight of fancy for Black Sheep chef
    'Rex Ryan Wings' flight of fancy for Black Sheep chef
    Buffalo Bills football fans will have to wait a while to see if new head coach Rex Ryan is the real thing or not. One thing they do know for sure, a restaurant item named in his honor is not. On Friday, The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar added ...
  • Buffalo's 1st food truck decides to add no-wheels dining
    Buffalo's 1st food truck decides to add no-wheels dining
    The food truck trend that took hold of numerous parts of the country several years ago has shown no signs of diminishing. What it has shown is a spinoff of its own -- food truck enterprises moving into bricks-and-mortar venues. The latest in the...
  • Restaurant ad actually reveals new Buffalo hotel identity
    Restaurant ad actually reveals new Buffalo hotel identity
    In this era of seemingly endless ways to communicate, it's difficult to keep a secret. Take the matter of Delaware North, for example.The huge international hospitality and food service management company is preparing to relocate its world...
  • LeAnn Rimes at Seneca Niagara
    Concert calendar: January 2015
    Over the next month Buffalo and its surrounding areas will be visited by a variety of musical acts and including LeAnn Rimes, Steven Page formerly of Barenaked Ladies, Don McLean, and America. Other highlights include Moe., Reverend Horton Heat,...
  • New Buffalo venue zeroes in on South Indian cuisine
    New Buffalo venue zeroes in on South Indian cuisine
    Shea’s Performing Arts Center has a new neighbor, and a tasty one at that. It is Chennai Express, a 40-seat South Indian venue located opposite the rear entrance of the Buffalo theater.The recently-opened restaurant is seeking to find its...
  • Marco Sciortino opens sixth Buffalo-area location
    Marco Sciortino opens sixth Buffalo-area location
    Marco's Italian Deli, locally famous for its extensive "sangwich" menu, on Monday opened a new location -- inside the Genesee Gateway Building in Buffalo. The new venue occupies a leased 4,000-square-foot on the first floor of the...
  • New public restaurant to open in Buffalo News building
    New public restaurant to open in Buffalo News building
    As one Buffalo News writer put it, "Hold the sandwich presses." Roux, a soup-and-sandwich restaurant, will open on the fifth floor of the News's building in the former cafeteria space that was open to the public.The restaurant, at 1...
  • Just Fries offering just a new concept in Buffalo
    Just Fries offering just a new concept in Buffalo
    The restaurant may be called Just Fries, but it won't be just any fries. It will be offering various versions, including beef-and-weck fries, a takeoff on the locally iconic sandwich; poutine fries, a version of the Quebec favorite cheese...