Jamestown, NY Lifestyle

New Restaurant Opens In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, NY (WNY News Now) – A new restaurant has opened for business in Lakewood. Buddy Brewster’s Ale House welcomed customers on Wednesday as part of a soft opening. Over the summer the locally owned establishment announced they planned to open a second location in Chautauqua County, renovating and moving into the former Ruby Tuesday’s building at the Chautauqua Mall.

Family Weekend boasts numerous fun activities

The Office of Campus Life has collaborated with various departments to arrange fun and engaging events for families and friends to enjoy during Family Weekend 2022, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 21 to 23. Programming options range from performances on campus to ghost hunts at the historic Dunkirk Lighthouse. Honors Program...

What’s the scoop? Students indulge in ice cream with University Police

While donuts are often stereotypically associated with cops, SUNY Fredonia students recently spotted University Police with a different sweet treat: ice cream. A “Cones with a Cop” event was held outside University Commons on Wednesday, Sept. 21. “I mean, I always love free ice cream,” said resident assistant...

Million Dollar Restore NY Grant Sought For Historic Fredonia Inn

FREDONIA, NY (WNY News Now) – Redevelopment of a historic Fredonia inn continues. Back in July, local businessman Steve St. George and restaurant partner Devin Jones announced they plan to purchase the White Inn and restore the iconic structure as a hotel, restaurant, bar, and events space. In an...

Lacy Playground Temporarily Closed for Phase 2 of Renovations

WARREN, Pa. – Lacy Park Playground will be closed, effective Sept. 29, in order to complete Phase 2 installation of the rubberized safety surface. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the playground said it would be closed “through mid-late October” while the surface was installed. “We apologize...

Oktoberfest at the Athenaeum Hotel

October is a time of Fall celebration. Harvest festivals, Halloween parties and sweet apple treats galore. But for some, October means a totally different type of delicious. Chautauqua Institution will host their Oktoberfest Feast at the Athenaeum Hotel on October 14th at 5pm; there is still time to reserve your spot. The Villager spoke with Executive Chef Travis Bensink and Senior Director of Marketing Vanessa Weinart about the event and what it had to offer those who attend.

What Do Your Plants Have To Say?

JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – It’s a common belief that speaking to your plants is good for them, but what happens when they speak back? A local florist is exploring what plants have to say. Normally when a plant goes through photosynthesis there is some electricity produced....

Historic Hotel Recognized

BEMUS POINT, NY (WNY News Now) – A historic hotel is receiving recognition for their over 100 years of operation in the Bemus Point community. Operating for 142 years, Hotel Lenhart is known for its rustic aesthetic, allowing guests to live in a past era. Enriching the history of Chautauqua County, according to Assemblyman Andy Goodell.