Title: Secret Buffalo: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
Author: Elizabeth Licata
Size: 6 x 9
What’s the true story behind the “buffalo” wing and why do Buffalonians refuse to call it that? Where is the nature preserve that was once an outlaw colony? And why are the citizens of Buffalo still arguing about its name? Find the answers to these questions and many more in Secret Buffalo, a guide to the mysteries, surprises, and incredible stories of this Gilded Age hub.
Now known for its architecture, food, and natural beauty, Buffalo’s history hides more than few gems to astound visitors and locals alike. Learn about Buffalo’s “firsts:” motion picture theater, railway suspension bridge, Olmsted-designed park system, and more. Try the best pizza in the United States, at least according to some residents.
Discover Buffalo’s underground public art, get the location of the only real speakeasy, travel the Underground Railroad, and make a bucket list of hidden parks to enjoy. It’s all here, and with local author Elizabeth Licata’s lifetime of exploration to guide you, you’ll be well on your way through the weird and wonderful sides of the Queen City. Uncover the secrets of a city you thought you knew.