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Mastantuono takes over Allstate office in Lewiston
Mon, Jul 30th 2012 07:00 am
Public insurance company Allstate has been a presence in the Lewiston area for years, but recently has moved - if only across the street, to 424 Center St. The Lewiston agency's new exclusive agent is Phil Mastantuono.
Savory Sips offers 'Inspiration' to fund Roswell research
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 08:30 pm
Savory Sips and Village Wine Tours, a new business on Center Street, and owner Rebecca Christie is eager to begin doing her part to serve the Buffalo region. After Christie came up with the idea to hold a tribute concert to help fund Roswell Park Cancer Institute research, she began contacting musicians to play at the event and businesses to support the endeavor.

The sponsors and musicians Christie contacted for the event, "Inspiration," were equally enthusiastic. Christie says, "When I came up with this idea, I found that Roswell was thrilled to be a part of this event, and the band (playing the concert, Beatle Magic), donated a lot of money to sponsor this project. I was also able to make up the rest of the difference with enthusiastic sponsors."

Frontier House not forgotten
Mon, Jul 16th 2012 07:00 am
What if the Village of Lewiston had its own version of the famous Pearl Street Grill & Brewery smack dab in the middle of Center Street? That's one proposal under consideration for the long-vacant Frontier House.
Ashker's is open in Lewiston
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 07:00 am
Ashker's Juice Bar, Bistro and Gallery opened this past week in the Village of Lewiston. The popular Center Street eatery was a little later opening this season due, in part, to the opening of a third Ashker's location (1002 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo).
Hops-N-Vines celebrates
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 07:00 am
Hops-N-Vines celebrated in fine style last weekend as the basement bistro marked its one-year anniversary at 490 Center St.
Hops-n-Vines celebrates first anniversary in Lewiston
Sat, Jun 2nd 2012 07:00 am
Hops-n-Vines, the super-cool lounge located at 490 Center St. (below Casa Antica), is celebrating its first anniversary next week. Proprietors Chris Salada, Kurt Minervino and John DiMino will host series of special events to mark the occasion.
Alan Hastings has 'big plans' to reinvigorate Youngstown's Heritage Auto
Mon, May 28th 2012 07:00 am
Alan Hastings, the restaurateur who put "The Haystack" sandwich on the global map, is trying his hand at something completely different this summer: restoring a beat-up auto body shop.
Lewiston: Town Hall restaurant 'almost ready'
Tue, May 22nd 2012 04:20 pm
After several months of remodeling, 453 Center St. - formerly known as The Steelhead - is set to reopen as Town Hall.
Lewiston Paints the Town Purple
Tue, May 22nd 2012 03:15 pm
Lewiston's Relay For Life hosted a "Paint the Town Purple" event. There was a great turnout, with many stores decorating their windows in support of Relay For Life.
Grandpaws Pet Emporium opens on Center Street
Sat, May 19th 2012 07:00 am
Grandpaws Pet Emporium recently opened at 784 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston.
Angel to Apple Clothing Boutique celebrates sixth anniversary in Lewiston
Sat, May 12th 2012 08:20 pm
Angel to Apple Clothing Boutique celebrated its sixth anniversary May 12 in the Village of Lewiston.
Brickyard, Grandpaws look forward to summer season
Fri, May 11th 2012 06:30 pm
If you drive down Center Street in the Village of Lewiston and notice the construction on The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q's patio, don't worry: They are not getting rid of it, they are building on to the current one.
World-class golf
Fri, May 11th 2012 01:00 am
VIDEO: The Niagara Frontier Country Club in Porter will hold an "Open House Golf Tournament" on Saturday, May 19.
Soully Created celebrates 10th anniversary
Thu, Apr 26th 2012 03:45 pm
Soully Created is celebrating its 10th anniversary in the Village of Lewiston. To mark the occasion, the boutique will offer a store-wide sale and refreshments for customers from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.
Welcome to Lewiston, Tuscana Salon & Spa; video
Tue, Apr 24th 2012 05:00 pm
Tuscana Salon and Day Spa recently opened at 705 Center St. (former D'Amore Salon location), in the Village of Lewiston.
The Silo Restaurant to open on Monday in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Silo Restaurant will open for the season on Monday. Proprietor Alan Hastings has completely renovated the kitchen with all new, well, everything, he said. The goal is to accelerate the ordering process.
Timber! 'Bucket of Blood' rehab; videos and photos
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
Simon Construction Co. has begun rehabbing the former "Bucket of Blood" at 65 Center St.
Hibbard's open for season
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 03:10 pm
Despite a temporary lull in our pre-summer summer, Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard has opened in the Village of Lewiston. The ever-popular, 73-year-old ice cream stand is open daily from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.
MA-MA Sales is returning to Lewiston this weekend
Wed, Mar 7th 2012 12:45 pm
The children, women, and maternity seasonal consignment sale that began in Lewiston four years ago and has since relocated to Lockport, returns this weekend. MA-MA Sales will take place March 9 to 11 at First Presbyterian Church, 505 Cayuga St.
Tour de France de Lewiston
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:05 am
It's official: Lewiston has out-Franced France.
Lewiston Hollow Mercantile featured in national magazine
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 07:00 am
Keith and Marianne Gittermann's Lewiston Hollow Mercantile is featured in the March issue of Country Living magazine.
Mara Palermo is making a change
Mon, Feb 13th 2012 07:00 am
For six years, Mara Palermo has owned and operated her own salon, D'Amore, from the second floor of 705 Center St.
Left of Center: Now there's more room to Mangia
Sat, Feb 11th 2012 04:30 am
Center Street restaurant expands, adds menu items.
Left of Center: Say yes to the dresses
Sat, Feb 4th 2012 05:30 am
Angel to Apple hosts a one-day bridal gown sample sale.
Shop till you drop
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 05:35 pm
•Lewiston Hollow Mercantile is hosting its annual storewide sale. Starred items are priced 20 to 80 percent below the tag price. Wreaths, swags, garland and artificial flowers are 30 percent off, and everything else (except sock monkeys) is discounted 10 percent.

"It benefits the locals as much as visitors," storeowner Marianne Gittermann said.

Lewiston Hollow Mercantile is located at 335 Center St. (at the corner of South Fourth Street). The storewide sale will continue for the next couple of weeks.

•"Absolutely everything is on sale" at Zeeter's Outdoor Stuff, said owner Pamela Pedley-Deming.

She invites patrons to shop for winter. All performance gear is discounted.

"Snow is actually going to arrive," Pedley-Deming said.

Bee Hive supports Niagara Cerebral Palsy
Wed, Jan 11th 2012 11:35 am
Niagara Cerebral Palsy recently received $200 from the Bee Hive Ceramic and Craft Studio in Lewiston to support its services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.
Lewiston trainer announces group fitness sessions
Thu, Dec 22nd 2011 08:45 pm
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Welcome to Lewiston
Thu, Dec 22nd 2011 08:40 pm
Michael and Lindsay Fiore, the new owners of The Village Bake Shoppe on Center Street, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month.
UPDATED: New owners hope to put old charm back into Village Bake Shoppe
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 09:25 pm
Why bake for the holidays when the Fiores will do it for you?
Five years later, Lewiston Music sounds like success
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 09:25 pm
Tony Petrocelli will do just about anything for his students.
Grandpaws Place changes ownership
Fri, Nov 11th 2011 09:20 pm
Grandpaws Place in Youngstown this week announced a change in ownership.

Following 10 years in business providing a vacation destination for pets, owners Andrew and Elaine Bell decided to scale back to concentrate further on their existing business in the Village of Lewiston - Grandpaws Pet Emporium, located at 245 Portage Road. They announced that Will and Trista Gabrielli, who have been running the kennel, would be taking over full ownership.

"Of course we have mixed feelings about leaving," says Elaine. "We will miss seeing our dog and cat buddies every day, although they are always welcome to visit us at the store."

Vineyard has new owner
Fri, Oct 28th 2011 08:00 pm
Gourmet chef and knowledgeable wine enthusiast Rebecca Christie is the new owner of the Village Vineyard and Village Wine Tours, both located at 467 Center St., in Lewiston.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club donates $4,000 to It Happened to Alexa Foundation
Fri, Oct 28th 2011 08:00 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club presented a $4,000 check to It Happened to Alexa Foundation co-founder Stacey Branchini on Wednesday.
Brennan's Irish Pub officially welcomed back to Youngstown
Fri, Oct 28th 2011 08:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 21 for Brennan's Irish Pub.
Frontier Lanes reopens after storm damage
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 11:35 pm
Following April's violent storms, Frontier Lanes started to topple in much the same way pins fall on its bowling lanes. A third of the roof separated; the building's membrane lifted; steel fell off; signs blew down.
Family Video takes over former Blockbuster location
Fri, Sep 23rd 2011 11:35 pm
Move over, Redbox, you've got some competition.
The Silo wraps a super-sized summer
Fri, Sep 16th 2011 11:00 pm
With weeks of warm weather and the residual buzz from a "Man v. Food" taping, The Silo Restaurant had a great summer. In fact, "We've had a landmark season," Manager Alan Hastings said. "We weren't really expecting this much business."
New changes at Lewiston Welcome Center
Tue, Aug 9th 2011 12:25 pm
An 1812 American flag, rocking chairs and a calendar of events are among the new changes on display at the Village of Lewiston Welcome Center at Academy Park. Deputy Mayor Bruce Sutherland said a team of volunteers is now in place and enjoying interacting with tourists -- including a couple that recently visited from Denmark.
Retro-chic salon remodeled and under new management
Sat, Jul 9th 2011 07:00 am
Tired of dull hair? Do you want to experiment with a new hair color or get those fun, chic summer highlights you see celebrities sporting?
Olde Time Barbershop/Mayor's Office
Sat, Jul 9th 2011 07:00 am
Before he was mayor in the Village of Lewiston. Terry Collesano was a barber.

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