Lisciandro’s

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Forest green walls meet light paneled wood in the cozy diner atmosphere. A long counter, reminiscent of a less complex era, gleams in the pale morning light. The grill sizzles and sputters, bringing the hearty smell of home fries through the lobby, enticing the buyers there. The words ‘customer’ and […]

James Prendergast Library

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller   Cozy chairs call longingly to entering patrons, inviting them to sit a spell. A wide, welcoming counter wraps around the lobby, surrounded with people dealing in murmured transactions. Rows upon rows of sky high shelves line the walls, filled with tomes of knowledge, fanciful tales and thrilling histories. A […]

Taco Hut

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller A thick wooden door opens into a narrow entry way lined with Lucy memorabilia on one side and Aztec-era glass etchings on the other. The restaurant stretches into four separate dining areas, inviting patrons to sit, eat and be merry in its midst. Drifting scents draw diners in and keep […]

Sinclairville Superette

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Gleaming wood paneling adorns the walls alongside cheerful banners, welcoming each customer to the establishment. Shelves chocked full of goods await each customer, whether a regular or a first time shopper. Harkening back to a simpler time, comfort and ease permeates every part of the little shop, chocked full of […]

The Bemus Point Inn

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Despite the winter winds and blowing snow, a warm welcome awaits just inside the threshold. Delicious aromas greet each patron as they walk through the door, alongside cheerful greetings and always helpful staff. The chalkboard on the back wall announces each daily dish, from breakfast to dessert, with pride. Bedecked […]

Dorian’s Plus Salon

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller A long mirrored walk leads to an open sitting room, hung with a crystal chandelier. The walls depict a picturesque Roman scene, complete with white columns. A fireplace glows from the corner, casting a warm light over the waiting patrons. Guests wander in, greeted as old friends, and are guided […]

The Dinner Bell

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Light dances off the wood paneling as guests chatter, enjoying the welcoming environment. Many sit around the long counter, experiencing the welcoming warmth of an old time eatery. A group of regulars convene often at this cozy hang out, calling their meetings “The Coffee Crew.” The fireplace is decorative, but […]

R & M Restaurant

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Country music drifts in the background as patrons enjoy delicious platters of homemade foods. Quilts and Amish baskets line the walls, basking in the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree. Placemats adorn the tables, depicting a map of local Amish establishments, alongside overturned coffee cups awaiting the piping hot brew. […]

Jamestown Hydroponics

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Entering the shop, customers are greeted by vibrant, lush greenery, the friendly flora nestled into pots along the walls. Bright lights hang above planters filled with sprouts, awaiting transfer to the larger hydroponics system along the back. The shelves are lined with the products every indoor gardener needs; plant nutrients, […]

Mariner’s Pier Express

Article Contributed by Katrina Fuller Warmth surrounds the comfortable dining area, with beautiful art work clinging to the walls, high café and dining tables gracing the floors. A large menu board declares the fare, bursting with scrumptious titles such as “Pasta Parthenon” and “The Venetian.” The aroma of freshly made soup drifts lazily through the […]