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Art Gallery
“One of the top museums of modern art in the United States. The 150 year old collection features works by Francis Bacon, Frida Kahlo, Roy Lichtenstien, Georgia O'Keefe, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol, and numerous other famous artists. Need to take a break to eat and to soak in the atmosphere, take in lunch in at the AK Cafe'. ”
87 locals recommend
Museum
“Internationally renowned architecture. Bring camera, smartphone, ANKER battery pack for smartphone and laptop. ”
54 locals recommend
Event Space
“Most popular place to hang out and having outdoor activities. Night scene even better!”
47 locals recommend
Zoo
“Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a backpack with a hydration reservoir, a good camera or smartphone, ANKER battery pack to keep laptop/camera/smartphone charged up. ”
33 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Love art, check out the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Charles Burchfield was a famous local artist. Initially a designer for a wall paper company, Burchfield went on to become one of Buffalo's most famous artists. Known for his unique nature water colors, he also created some striking and muscular paintings of Buffalo during its manufacturing glory days. Housed in one of Buffalo's newest architectural gems (noted in the New York Times as one of the top 40 buildings in the US to visit), the Burchfield Penney collection also features other artists with a Western New York connection. Just across the street from the Albright Knox Art Gallery.”
27 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Science museum with many exhibits featuring animals, science, and technology.”
17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Opening in October 2004, Betty's quickly won the hearts and loyalty of Buffalonians with its cheerful, sunny dining room, its friendly and funky staff, and its moderately priced eclectic cuisine. Betty's food is simple, fresh, and creative, drawing on American and international influences, resulting in food that is wholesome, interesting, and unpretentious. Betty's aspires to use food as a vehicle for bringing people together in ways that result in good feelings, goodwill, and a heightened sense of community in Buffalo, NY.”
27 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is an excellent museum and has happy hour parties on the steps overlooking a lake and beautiful Japanese Garden. These are held on Friday's in the summer. ”
16 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Amazing Sushi. Very small restaurant so not great for big groups and can get crowded at times. ”
20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Gabriel's Gate has arguably the best chicken wings in the entire city of Buffalo. An 11 minute walk through Buffalo's historic Allentown neighborhood.”
24 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
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“Buffalo RiverWorks the city’s newest premier waterfront, boating, sports, music and entertainment destination located along the banks of the Buffalo River. The interior space at RiverWorks will hold: a 5,000 person art, entertainment and concert venue; the first permanent, purpose built, flat track roller derby track in the world; a martial arts dojo; four bars; a restaurant and a concession food area; locker rooms for sports leagues; restrooms and a kitchen. This 60,000 sq. ft. space in the main building can also be converted to use for any event, including but not limited to: concerts, banquets, weddings, corporate events of all kinds, sports tournaments, festivals, trade shows, convention”
18 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the new and burgeoning micro breweries located in the heart of downtown Buffalo...great food and drink at the establishment named after the ERIE CANAL...”
14 locals recommend
Bar
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“World famous Buffalo is from Anchor Bar, and their newest location is 5 mins from us. It a mouth watering food you have to try.”
20 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Great place for craft beers and some tasty food. There is also a whole wall of whiskeys and bourbons for you to try.”
18 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
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“Amazing farm to table style menu with eclectic small plates and craft cocktails. ”
20 locals recommend
Bar
“Smaller, cool-noir upscale bar that does cocktails right. They have a magician on Wednesdays that is actually impressive”
15 locals recommend