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The Weekender 2018

Posted Julie Ann Davis Lifestyle Local

This past weekend was so much fun and it's no wonder, I spent it with the Salt City Belles and beautiful retro and vintage styled ladies. I took a road trip to Syracuse, NY with some friends for The Weekender. What is The Weekender you might ask? Well it's an extended version of The Retro Ladies Day which I blogged about last year.  Friday night - I'm told - was a wild time spent at “The Speakeasy” with 1920s inspired fashion and drinks. I was still at work Friday night and drove out on the rainy Saturday morning with my...

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Orange Drink: The Retro Un-Cola

Event date Food Lifestyle

While waiting for the Balboa dance lessons to end and the attendees of the Rhythm shuffle event to peruse our wares, I was chit chatting with my mom. She had come to help run our Cats Like Us table and she was telling me about a recent visit to a local dairy. Hoover's Dairy, located in Sandborne NY, about 20 miles from Buffalo, has a small store attached. While there, she was thirtsy and ordered an orange drink. She found it to be strangely familiar and after inquiring what it was, her suspicions were confirmed – it was Green Spot....

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New Kids on the Retro Block: Welcome Pulp 716 Coffee and Comics!

Posted Andrea P Lifestyle Local

“Buffalo is experiencing a resurgence.” It’s been a hot topic in Western New York for the past few years. New restaurants, bars, and businesses are opening in the city and breathing new life into the area. What those in the know want you to know is that Buffalo isn’t the only area in WNY that’s experiencing a resurgence! The cities of Tonawanda in Erie County and North Tonawanda in Niagara County are also experiencing new growth. Tonawanda just unveiled its intermodal hub which will draw cyclists and other pedestrians to area. These new faces can look to the Retro Block...

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Every Day Is Halloween - Part 1

Posted Andrea P Fashion Halloween Lifestyle Style

Halloween is my favorite holiday! It’s a day that you can be anyone you want to be. Why limit yourself to one day a year to express the essence of you? You can let your true self shine all year long and celebrate Halloween everyday! Do you love a good scare? Do you enjoy things that go bump in the night? Let Cats Like Us help you share your love of the creepy and kooky with the Everyday is Halloween Collection of our website! We carry spooky merchandise year round! Witchy Woman Brew up a brand new outfit with these...

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Pinup Modeling Advice by Cherry Dollface

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Lifestyle Style

She's the beautiful and talented model, Cherokee aka Cherry Dollface! Cherry has been seen modeling everything  from rockabilly fashions from Steady Clothing to being featured in tattoo and fashion magazine's. She has some great and helpful advice for those who want to start modeling, want to grow in their model career or a gal who simply wants to pose for a few pinup photos. These Youtube videos are great resources and great advice.  Highlights: -How Cherry Dollface got into modeling -What TFP/TFCD means -Using social media for networking -Be smart: always have an escort on photoshoots -Contract advice Highlights: -Practice...

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