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Anchor Bar - Home of the Original Buffalo Wing

Grabbing a Bite at the Home of the Original Buffalo Wing

On the way back from visiting Niagara Falls, my homeboy Joon and I took a route through downtown Buffalo, looking for something to eat. And when in Buffalo, where else do you grab a bite other than at Anchor Bar. The home of the original buffalo wing. You can’t miss it when you approach where Main Street and E. North Street meet. They’re not shy in...

Taking a Detour to Feel the Spray at Niagara Falls

On a recent work trip to Fredonia, New York, my co-worker and homeboy Joon and I had this huge block of time to kill before presenting to the students at SUNY-Fredonia. Seeing that we were only a couple of hours away, we took off in the morning for Niagara Falls. My homeboy Joon Park as we approach the bottom where the waters of Niagara come crashing down. Niagara...

One Last Ocean Visit Before Heading Home

Since we were staying at The Belvedere, subject to demolition, we decided to check out its Coffee Shop & Diner for breakfast. It’s a small space so we had to get there early. There’s usually a line outside the door until closing time in the afternoon. We were fortunate in getting what the hostess/waitress called the front row seat. It’s like a...

Countries and State We’ve Visited

It’s always cool to get a visual of where you’ve been. Here’s an up-til-today map of the United States and the world of all the states and countries we’ve visited [as opposed to just drove through]. Not all of them we’ve both been to, but if one of us has been there, it’s on the map. 27 states (54%) 14 countries (6.22%) I’ll...

Visiting Portland’s Sister City Suzhou While Still in Portland

Because of another conference being held after the conference we were at, the hotel was at full capacity. Meaning we had to check out at 12 noon. Meaning we had about five hours to kill before leaving for the airport. So, though it was misty/rainy outside, I just bought a light jacket, Googled things to do in Portland, and headed east to the Lan Su Chinese Garden in...