A “Proper” Food Destination–Buffalo Proper

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It was the roaring 20’s, a time when the American automobile industry was booming, the grain industry flourished, and the steel and lumber factories employed more people and put out more finished products than ever before. Electrical power makes its way to Niagara Falls, thanks to developer Jacob Schoellkopf, a German immigrant who made his first fortune in the tanning […]

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Sandwich Love at the Globe Market (GF)

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  In the 1800’s, dirt and brick roads lined Buffalo’s city streets. Women with parasols and Brocade gowns, and men in sack coats and Bowler’s casually walked about unaware of the economic boom about to happen. At this time, the city of Buffalo’s northern boundaries stopped at North Street. What lay beyond was a system of parkways and parks. After […]

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Two Brothers, Two Wives, One Brewery

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Nestled on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, sits the small town of Wilson, NY. Settled in 1818, Wilson holds some unique architecture, including the Morse Cobblestone Farmhouse. A beautiful L-Shaped home built in 1845, it mimicks Neoclassical architecture which had been popular throughout the United States during the Civil War, and is now part of the National Registry of […]

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Gasoline, Convenient Store, BBQ and More! Gio’s Award Winning BBQ (GF)

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Pennsylvania, a state so large that its borders extend to four other states, making it one of the most traveled through states in the U.S. Because it borders Ohio, New Jersey, New York and Maryland, it is hard to escape driving through its sometimes mountainous terrain. For those of you, like myself, who must drive through this state often, I […]

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