Buffalove: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Buffalonians

Sometimes it’s the thought that counts. And if you can’t think, then here is a little gift guide for you to make Valentine’s Day memorable for the one you love!

Get in to Valentine’s Day by hiring a barbershop quartet:

Hire a local barbershop quartet to pop in to your lovebirds’ workplace to serenade them with some love songs! The Friends of Harmony sing through out Niagara & Erie County for you- complete with a flower, two songs, a card, and a photo! Call (716) 684-7313 to set up this memorable moment!

SHOP LOCAL!

For the love who is far away: a Buffalo pillow from room & room2! (located on Hertel and inside the Hotel Lafayette) Send them some Buffalove!

(photo on room’s facebook)

Want to send more than just a pillow to your long-distance love? Ship out Buffalo-In-A-Box where you can pick out their favorite items to give a little piece of the Queen City!

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Peg’s Hardware | Buffalo cufflinks…A unique gift for your guy at Modern/Nostalgia on Hertel:

(photo on Mod/Nos facebook page)

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Wednesday 2/12 is the #heartofelmwood event. During business hours, participating shops offer specials and give thank to you, the consumers, for supporting them. Click here for a list of shops participating. This would be a great time to get your Valentine’s Day gift!

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Men’s Fashion Blogger, Buffalo Dandy, offers you bow-ties for your beau! Visit his Etsy shop here.

Ginghambone Bow Tie

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Lisa of Gridlock Laquer creates nail potions of Buffalove: below is her Valentine’s Day trio- perfect for your girly girl.

I tested out Gridlock Laquer & found myself feeling even more 'Buffalo-y'! It is scented, too!
I tested out Gridlock Lacquer & found myself feeling even more ‘Buffalo-y’! It is scented, too!

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Blue Collar Men’s Shop on Hertel Ave. is the perfect local stop for the guy that sweeps you off your feet. Keep him looking cool with a Herschel wallet:

(photo on Blue Collar’s facebook)

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NEARBY IDEAS!

Pick up a funny (yet probably true) card at Urban Outfitters in the Walden Galleria Mall. This one is there now:

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Pick out a beautiful Anthropologie necklace for your lovebird, who shines & sparkles in your eyes:

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Pop in to Williams-Sonoma and grab some pancake mix to make breakfast-in-bed for your lovebird!

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

Maybe you want to brave the mass-mob that will descend on Dinosaur BBQ tomorrow on 2/12 in downtown Buffalo. Opening their doors at 4pm, BBQ, brisket, poutine, and burgers will take on the Queen City. Plan on attending the opening weekend for Valentine’s Day dinner. Book a reservation online for peace of mind!

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Date on Purpose is hosting a social at Buffalo Iron Works in the Cobblestone District on 2/14. $20 a ticket which includes apps & two hours of open bar. Learn more about the event happening in April and how to become a bachelor/bachelorette. So grab all the single ladies (or dudes) and mingle!

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