‘Paint and sip’ parties teach art in a social setting
Arts

‘Paint and sip’ parties teach art in a social setting

Paint Nite is an international business in the “paint and sip” industry, which partners with local artists who host classes that combine painting and cocktails. In order to become a Paint Nite “creative entrepreneur,” the artist has to apply and once approved has the ability to run their own classes. The company has licensed entrepreneurs across the U.S. and Canada. Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday a boon for Elmwood Village shops
Business / News

Small Business Saturday a boon for Elmwood Village shops

Black Friday has come and gone, but holiday shopping is still raging on, as many businesses rely on this time of year to improve the bottom line. For major retailers like Target or Best Buy, the Friday after Thanksgiving is one of the most lucrative days of the year, but for shops in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village, it’s a day later on Small Business Saturday. Continue reading

Deer hunting opens across much of New York
Environment / Sports

Deer hunting opens across much of New York

It’s that time of year when snow is starting to fall and hunters from all over the southern tier of New York are cleaning their rifles and shotguns and dusting off their camouflage pants. The state Department of Environmental Conservation officially opened the three-week window for deer hunting with a rifle or shotgun for the Southern Zone Nov. 18. Continue reading