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Buffalo is located in Erie County on the Canadian border in northwest New York state and is in the Western Region of the state. It lies along Interstate 90 on the banks of Lake Erie. The city is across the Peace Bridge from the Canadian province of Ontario and a 20-minute drive from the Niagara Falls.

The site was settled in 1780 when members of the Seneca tribe established a village. It became known as Buffalo Creek, named after a nearby stream. The Holland Land Company bought the site in 1790 and had the community platted in 1803.

Today Buffalo is the commercial, political and entertainment hub of an eight-county region consisting of nearly 1.6 million people. Buffalo averages approximately 25 days of snowfall each winter. Summers are mild with breezes from nearby Lake Erie, keeping temperatures moderate and humidity low.

The Buffalo area has sought-after theater, a well known symphony and noted architecture. There also is a wide variety of nearby attractions.

Buffalo Greek Fest | Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival | Delaware Park Casino | Sisters Of Charity Hospital School Of Nursing |
Art Artcrafters Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Flying Tigers Restaurant | Wardynski's Meat Shop | Brylin Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Radisson Suite Hotel |
Shopping King of Diamonds | Treasure Hunt Antique Gallery |
Transportation Miss Buffalo and Niagara Clipper |
Vacation Rentals Kevin Guest House |

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11/27 Coming to The area
Rochester Greek Festival Rochester NY May30-June2 Serving your favorite Greek pita sandwiches like Gyro, Souvlaki and Loukaniko. Try homemade Spanakopita, Greek Chicken, Pastichio, Moussaka, Stuffed Green Pepper and Tomato and Lamb Shank dinners.
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.