Author: discovermain

  • Louie’s Deli: a culinary hat trick.

    Louie’s Deli: a culinary hat trick.

    In Western New York, we are blessed with an abundance of wonderful restaurants and culinary shops. From simple to sophisticated food, there are awesome food spots virtually on every street corner. One of those gems resides at Louie’s Deli & Imports, 8226 Main Street. This place is a culinary hat trick: sandwich shop, deli and […]

  • Our newest video…discover The Cornerstone Bar & Grill

    Our newest video…discover The Cornerstone Bar & Grill
  • Holiday shopping: 10 days left…10 reasons why you should shop Main Street in Clarence.

    Holiday shopping: 10 days left…10 reasons why you should shop Main Street in Clarence.

    Hey, do you know that there’s only 10 holiday shopping days left? It’s “go” time, my friends and you better start knocking those items off your holiday list.  You’re in luck, because the businesses on Main Street in Clarence can help you be a hero this season. Here are 10 reasons why the businesses and […]

  • Spotted on Main Street: Yes, you can eat this!

    Spotted on Main Street: Yes, you can eat this!

    During a recent visit to Babycakes Cupcakery, 10070 Main Street, owner Dawn Cuppari showed us this neat little fondant creation. Fondant is an icing that is used in decorative cake and cupcakes. If it comes from Babycakes, it’s as yummy as it looks.

  • Spotted on Main Street: Customer Service

    Spotted on Main Street: Customer Service

    About 10 years ago – HSBC Bank (which has since left the area) had charged us a $35 annual fee on our credit card for the last time. I called. I couldn’t get a local or live person on the phone and they refused to reverse the charge even though we had our checking, savings […]

  • Visiting the Clarence Historical Society

    Visiting the Clarence Historical Society

    If you want an entire new appreciation (or re-appreciation) of Clarence, NY, do yourself a favor and visit the Clarence Historical Society, located at 10465 Main Street. Inside the museum is a wonderful collection of historical items that give a glimpse of what life was like in Clarence many years ago. The museum is housed […]

  • What a wall!

    What a wall!

    You can’t drive down Main Street in Clarence without  noticing the stone walls – whether the ramshackle falling down bits in front of the big yellow barn, or the more serene creations in front of the Town Park and the Asa Ransom House. No walls are as glorious, however, as those on the north side […]

  • Celebrations this weekend at Clarence Hollow Antique Mall and Bonadio Country Store

    Celebrations this weekend at Clarence Hollow Antique Mall and Bonadio Country Store

    It’s no secret that Clarence is an antique destination in New York State. One drive up Main Street and you’ll come across numerous shops and facilities filled with vintage items. One of the newcomers on the scene is Clarence Hollow Antique Mall and Bonadio Country Store located at 11111 Main Street. In fact, this weekend […]

  • Spotted on Main Street: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

    Spotted on Main Street: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

    Coming up on December 9th on CBS-TV at 8:00 p.m., the network will air the 50th anniversary of “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer.” We recently spotted these very cool “Rudolph” figurines at The Hiding Place, 9400 Main Street. What are your favorite holiday tv shows?

  • Sweet songs at McDuffie’s

    Sweet songs at McDuffie’s

    By Joe Genco We’d been out Christmas shopping and running other errands. It felt like a good day for soup and it was Small Business Saturday so we headed to McDuffie’s. My niece, Sara Elizabeth, was providing the live entertainment, so that was automatically the highlight. A close second, however, was the chili. It was […]