Now that things are pretty much back in full swing, all of the local bars and clubs in Buffalo are back open to some degree. Some of the clubs are only open a few days a week and others are only open on weekends. Some bar and club owners are still finding it hard to keep a full staff, because of the number of people that are still out on unemployment. If you are headed to your favorite local nighttime hang-out nowadays, what are some of the things you are looking for? I have noticed a big difference between partying now, versus partying back in the 90s.

The First Thing Is, The Number Of Party Spots Back Then

Back in the late 80s and early 90s, there were more choices than they are right now. Back then there were actually nightclubs like, " The Pleasure Dome" in Niagra Falls, "Club 2001" in Buffalo, "The Squeez" in Buffalo, and so many more. In my opinion, the people that went out in those days had a different agenda, or should I say, they had a different way of going about that agenda, which included, dancing, partying, and really going out to have fun.

What Is The NIghtlife Like In The City Of Buffalo Now?

I guess it depends on the type of music, crowd, and atmosphere you're looking for. Nowadays, there are not many hip-hop and r&b dance clubs in Buffalo like it was back in the 90s. When most adults hit the town now, it's mainly a chill atmosphere with people sitting around drinking and enjoying each other's company. There are times when our Buffalo bars are really popping, and that's when a local promoter host an event, that event usually brings out people that are ready to dance and party, all while having a great time.

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