Author: Dan Coughlin

Dan Coughlin

Dan is from Buffalo, graduating from St. Francis High School and SUNY Geneseo. He believes that in order to be a great producer of content, you must be a great consumer of it. He uses this maxim to justify his shameful Netflix viewing habits.

The Toronto Blue Jays confirmed earlier today that the majority of their home games for the shortened 2020 MLB season will be played at Sahlen Field in Buffalo. The team was forced to come up with a contingency plan after the Canadian government declined to let the team play at the Rogers Centre due to cross-border travel concerns surrounding Covid-19. (As many Buffalo residents already know, travel restrictions have been in place for a few months with our international neighbors because of the virus.) Although the Buffalo Bisons were not utilizing the ballpark after all minor league seasons were cancelled,…

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Andrew Svisco noticed something about the boots and shoes his coworkers were wearing- they were terrible! He knew that a little ingenuity and diligent American manufacturing could offer a better solution. A collaboration with lifestyle and editorial photographer, Seek Axiom. BR60: Buffalo, 60 Seconds at a time. Script + Voice: Dan Coughlin, Editor: Devin Chavanne, DP: Seek Axiom, Post: George Johnson

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Looking for a new spot around town to check out on a night out? We recommend the 5 Points area, and two new businesses are a huge part of the reason why. Petrichor Flora, run by Denis Guerin, and Blue Table Chocolates, owned by Ben Johnson, are open adjacent to each other at the corner of Brayton St. and West Utica. We stopped in recently to sample some delicious truffles and follow it up with some eye candy with the colorful floral displays next door. Chocolates and flowers- the building blocks for any romantic evening! Stop in on a night…

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Owner and found of Flat #12 Mushrooms, Rob Gianadda, took some time out of his busy day to give us a tour of the business’s current production facility on Mason St., as well as the new facility current being constructed on Chandler St. Flat #12 is excited about the opportunity to expand and be able to supply even more high quality mushrooms to area chefs. The new space will accommodate increased production, as well as offer versatility in the products they are able to supply. While Flat #12 mushrooms are only available on restaurant plates currently, keep your eyes peeled…

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UPDATE: “As of now we are catering events but we will be starting online sales soon. You’ll be able to order it from Protein Responsibly very soon.” –Anish Kirtane, Co-Founder We had the opportunity to sit down with Protein Responsibly (formerly Numu Burger) and discuss what they have been up to recently, and where the business is headed. The idea for the business itself blossomed from the conversations and educational interests of co-founders Abdulrahman Hassaballah and Anish Kirtane, both postgraduate engineering students at the University at Buffalo. The discussions they had around the topics they were exposed to in class…

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Complementing their established north and southtowns presence, Buffalo Cigars’ newest location is now open downtown (learn more). We stopped in recently to explore the shop and enjoy a smoke. Whether you are looking to rendezvous with friends on a night out, or just restock your humidor, Buffalo Cigars’ friendly staff has got you covered. We look forward to visiting again soon! Buffalo Cigars 500 Main Street Buffalo, NY 716-674-7833 (PUFF)

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We visited Barrel + Brine’s new location in Buffalo’s Black Rock neighborhood and could not have been happier with our experience. The café and taproom features the company’s fermented products, homemade from locally sourced ingredients. Stop in for a relaxing afternoon with a pickle plates, or get a little rowdy and fire up some kombucha cocktails on a night out. The staff is friendly and accommodative and happy to entertain you, whatever mood you may be in. Barrel + Brine 155 Chandler Street Buffalo, New York (716) 248-2761

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