DC Theatricks, which creates custom costumes for theatrical productions across the world, stocks their shelves with more than 10,000 adult costumes for ladies and gents in categories such as historical, fantasy, celebrity, and holiday. Prices for costume rentals range from $30 to $75. Wild tiger stripes streak the belted one-shoulder caveman smock ($30), and black-and-white penal bars across the convict's suit ($30) indicate the wearer pilfered all of the Halloween candy. The Marie Antoinette outfit ($65) and the blue gingham Dorothy dress ($35) flounce right past a foreboding haunted tree ($35), and modest, old-fashioned bathing costumes ($35) conceal thigh tattoos of bikinis.
The Snack Shack satisfies sweet and salty cravings with an arsenal of freshly crafted pick-me-ups. Cookies, muffins, and cupcakes headline the shop's sizable snack list, luring lips and taste buds of all types with a cornucopia of flavors that includes oatmeal raisin, banana nut, and chunky chocolate. For on-the-go noshing, chicken wings, hamburgers, and burritos volunteer to cannonball into empty tummies, and a selection of drinks washes back bites and ensures nearby fountains won't be sucked dry by thirsty snackers. Local corporations can also jump in on the munching, as The Snack Shack provides delivery programs to downtown Buffalo corporations.
For more than 25 years, Rick's Sports Apparel has sheathed sporty silhouettes in high-quality apparel and accessories by brands such as Nike, Timberland, and Champion. A Champion Double Dry hoodie ($21.99) and pants ($18.99) wick sweat and the contents of Gatorade coolers off bodies, and New Era 5950 fitted caps ($31.99) shield craniums from relentless sunbeams. The shop lines its walls with a wide array of footwear including Adidas Superstars ($64.99) and Nike Air Force Ones ($84.99). Shod foot phalanges in Timberland Classic lace-up boots ($129.99), well suited for urban pavement, nature trails, and moon walks.
Paints, papers, canvas, specialty pens, brushes, screen-printing supplies, and easels are all readily available within Hyatt's friendly confines with help from over 40 qualified employees. Custom framing and drawing supplies can be found, along with gifts for your favorite art-lover or beloved statue come to life. Pick up a Magnetic Poetry Kit: The Artist to ease the pain of refrigerator confessionals ($8.70), or delight the doodler-of-kittens kid in your life with the Foster Art Kit K15 Drawing Animals lesson ($18.95). Quality art supplies abound within this historic company, which means you have no excuse to keep associating with those one-dimensional stick figure friends.
Since 1969, Uncle Sam's Army Navy Outfitters has been importing fatigues and accessories from the military branches of more than 26 countries. Russian gas masks, Canadian desert boots, and WWII-era British army helmets sit alongside an inventory of brand-new outdoor gear, including GPS units, tents, and sleeping ponchos. All these utilitarian collectibles occupy a cavernous 400,000-square-foot warehouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, who was a prominent celebrity pacifist.:m]]
The Benjaman Gallery helps collectors and artists preserve their purchases and pièces de résistance in sophisticated style with conservation-quality custom framing. Hundreds of moulding styles fly in V formation across the walls of the gallery’s framing area, flocking to prized artworks waiting in the wings for their living-room-wall debuts. From watercolored landscapes to charcoal sketches of hockey fights, today’s deal accommodates pieces up to 18”x24” and includes frame, mat, Plexiglas or glass, and foam-core backing. Oil paintings up to 24”x30” can also find their finishing touch with trims from major brands such as Bendix, Nielsen, and Crescent.