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Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization is currently seeking contestants for its pageant at the National Buffalo Wing Festival on Sept. 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Aside from reigning as the official "Queen" of the Wing Fest, Miss Buffalo 2012 goes on to represent the Queen City in the 2012 Miss New York State Scholarship Pageant, the official state preliminary to the Miss America Pageant.  Miss Buffalo is eligible to win an expenses paid trip in June 2012 to take part in the Miss New York State Pageant, including five night’s hotel stay, meals, travel and entry fees.  In addition, Miss Buffalo will receive a $250 scholarship, a crown, banner and trophy.  The first runner-up will receive a $150 scholarship and the second runner-up will receive a $100 scholarship.

Erie County Businesses Being Challenged to Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter is challenging all local businesses to start a Walk to End Alzheimer’s team.  Show your support of the over 55,000 Western New Yorkers who are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.  People affected by Alzheimer’s are surrounding you – they are your co-workers, clients, neighbors and friends. 

Great Prizes at Mom's Day at the Fair TODAY- Monday, August 15th.

Great Prizes at Mom's Day at the Fair TODAY- Monday, August 15th.

HAMBURG, NY- Moms are encouraged to bring the kids to the Fair and stop by the WGRZ- Channel 2 Booth for their Momslikeme.com sticker.  We will have secret spotters roaming the fairgrounds all day; if you are spotted with the momslikeme.com sticker you win a fabulous prize! Each prize is of $50 value!!! We will be giving away to two lucky moms a year’s worth of Milk from Upstate Niagara Cooperative!  We have $100 gift cards to Tops Markets, Bison’s Tickets, Fantastic Sams Gift Cards, Cappelli’s Pizza Certificates, Therapeutic Pillows from the Mattress Firm, Gift Cards from Made in America, Gift Certificates for Buffalo Wild Wings, Made in America and UB Football! Once again the Fair is offering all kids 12 and under FREE Admission everyday!!! One price ride days are Monday through Friday, too!

Best Taste in Buffalo: Bistro Europa Chosen as Winner

Best Taste in Buffalo: Bistro Europa Chosen as Winner

For the past month, 2 Your Town asked viewers who they thought had the best food in Western New York and with 434 total votes cast the winner has been chosen.

Bistro Europa located on 484 Elmwood Avenue took the top spot for your favorite place to eat-out with 57 votes.

Fourth Annual Buffalo’s Best Pierogi Contest

Fourth Annual Buffalo’s Best Pierogi Contest

FOURTH ANNUAL BUFFALO’S BEST PIEROGI CONTEST

Contest Celebrates Buffalo’s Ethnic Heritage

Buffalo, New York – Corpus Christi Church is looking for Buffalo’s best pierogi by hosting its fourth annual Buffalo’s Best Pierogi contest on Saturday August 20 at 4:30p.m.  The contest is open to all amateur cooks and businesses.

Pete Gallivan's Best Tastes in Buffalo

Pete Gallivan's Best Tastes in Buffalo

2 On Your Side’s own Pete Gallivan is struggling to come up with just one Best Taste in Buffalo, but he is offering up some great eats in his latest blog.  Check it out here.

Remember that you can continue to nominate your favorite restaurant, just send us an email at neighborhoods@wgrz.com with a short description of why it’s your favorite and a daytime phone number.

BEST TASTE IN BUFFALO: Who’s Got the Best Food in WNY?

BEST TASTE IN BUFFALO: Who’s Got the Best Food in WNY?

Western New York is known for many things: the people, the architecture, the weather, and most importantly the food.

Whether it’s those famous Buffalo Chicken Wings or our Beef on Weck, our area has some of the best restaurants and dishes out there.

In the spirit of summer and the ever-popular Taste of Buffalo street fair, ‘2 Your Town’ is looking for the best restaurant in your town. Send us an email with a description of your favorite dish from your favorite restaurant and why you love it so much, and be sure to include a photo. We’ll post your nomination to the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites where viewers can vote on your entry.*

The story that gets the most “likes” wins!

First prize: $75 gift certificate to your favorite restaurant

Second prize: $50 gift card to Wegmans