Virtual Author Series: Margaret Sullivan

The Larkin Square Virtual Author Series brought us to New York City to catch up with Western New York native and Media Columnist for The Washington Post, Margaret Sullivan. Margaret shares her experience living and working during the COVID-19 crisis and how the pandemic is impacting both local and national media outlets. She also discusses … Continued

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Yoga Tips from Space on Seneca

Trying to keep moving during quarantine? Larkinville businesses can help! Space on Seneca is offering free virtual yoga classes available weekly. Follow their instagram for updates and text (716) 207-1566 for a zoom link to join.  Colleen Heidinger & Dan Irwin visited Larkin Square to share quick tips on stretching and breathing – perfect for those who are … Continued

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Natalie Hoerner on Gratitude

The Larkin Square Virtual Author Series was pleased to meet up with Natalie Hoerner to talk about gratitude. Natalie has published an illustrated journal for recording gratitude. A healthy practice all the time and especially welcome now in the time of Covid-19. The journal is available for purchase on her website: gifts-of-gratitude.com 20% of journal … Continued

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Molly Stevens Recipe: Chef Mel Makes Risotto

After our Virtual Author Talk with Molly Stevens, Chef Mel made a few of her favorite recipes from Molly’s book, All About Dinner. Chef Mel calls her take on the recipe perfect for spring. Risotto works great as an entree served with a side salad or makes a great side for braised meats or pork … Continued

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Swan Street Diner Recipes: Beans & Greens

Amanda Amico of the Swan Street Diner and Amy’s Truck is sharing her favorite recipes to make at home. Check out her version of Beans & Greens below! Ingredients: 1 spanish or white onion (diced) 6 cloves of peeled garlic(diced) 8 oz sliced mushrooms 2 quarts of chicken stock 1lb ground chicken 1 bunch of … Continued

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Mother’s Day Market At Home

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift or to treat yourself to something special? We are happy to bring a Virtual Spring/ Mother’s Day market to you featuring some vendors who have participated in past markets in Larkin Square and in the Larkin at Exchange Building, and others! The following vendors are able to offer shipping, … Continued

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Virtual Author Series: Molly Stevens

With many restaurant doors remaining closed and lockdowns still in place, we’re all turning to our own kitchens. It’s the perfect time to try new recipes and experiment with different techniques and ingredients you may not have used before. The Larkin Author Series checked in with cookbook author, food writer and cooking teacher, Molly Stevens, … Continued

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Quick exercise tips from the Larkin Training Room

While it can be challenging to keep up your regular exercise routine during this time of Covid-19, Robin Paget, owner of the Larkin Training room took a walk over to Larkin Square to share some exercise tips we can all do in our home, backyard or other open to the public space. These exercises do … Continued

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Filling Station Recipes: Chef Mel’s Bolognese & Gnocchi

One of Chef Mel’s specialities is creating house made pasta and sauces for the Filling Station restaurant in Larkin Square. As the restaurant remains closed, Mel is sharing some of her recipes that you can make at home. Her bolognese recipe isn’t exactly “traditional,” but it’s rich and has layers of great flavor with classic … Continued

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Virtual Author Series: Elaine Sciolino

Elaine Sciolino grew up on the West Side of Buffalo, attending Holy Angels Academy and Canisius College. It was at Canisius where Elaine discovered a love for France. She pursed this interest earning a Masters degree in French History at New York University. She began her career as a journalist with Newsweek magazine. Her award … Continued

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