Styles and trends are simply recycled with a modern touch or sometimes, not touched at all. We’re here to believe that there are some retro products making a comeback for 2020.
Give the gift of nostalgia to your loved ones this holiday season! You’ll not only overwhelm them with their best childhood memories but you’ll also create loads of laughs!
Whether you're a local or visiting from out of town, all are welcome and we just know you’ll have an absolute blast at each and every one of these special events!
The historical East Aurora was founded in 1804. Being home to one of our former presidents, Millard Fillmore, and the famous American writer, Elbert Hubbard, East Aurora has served as a staple in American history.
Nothing quite beats the change in the leaves, the climate shift, fresh food, and good, laid-back music. The bands are coming to town and practically every vegetable/fruit is available to grab at the farmer’s market: here are the deets!
Don’t you love it when your childhood memories come to life? Who else was super excited when Legos announced their movie series? Nostalgia takes us to simpler times (more often than not), and it allows us to escape reality and return to a place that made us feel an assortment of different emotions.
Right outside Buffalo in Western New York lies a village full of character, charm, and cheer. Learn about the village of East Aurora here!
There’s meaning behind shopping local for both the owners and the customers. Local businesses care about their customers and their establishments. Learn how to support local businesses here.
You feel a rush of emotions: some will be happy, and others will be sad, but ultimately, it takes you back to a time in your past that made an impact on you. Learn all about nostalgia here.
When you go shopping, do you expect to have all of your digital data collected via facial recognition, retina scan or have your geo-location constantly pinging from your cell phone? Neither do we!
How long does a 100 or 2,000 piece puzzle take to complete? It could take upwards of 15-20 hours to complete a larger scale puzzle. Find out how long each size puzzle takes here.
5 and 10 variety stores have mostly gone the way of Route 66, drive-ins, and IBM typewriters. But there are remaining stores and we have a list of them here!
Millennials raised on big box department stores and e-commerce may not get what all of the fuss of a 5 and 10 store is about. For baby-boomers... well, that’s a whole other story.
Did you know many movies have been filmed in East Aurora, NY in just the last few years? Check out all the movies and their trailers here!
Nothing brings family and friends together like an amazing night of board games. Take a look at our favorite board games of 2018 here!
Looking for upcoming events in East Aurora for the 2018 holiday season?
The fun, fanciful, and of course, functional options at local five-and-dime stores were endless! Fortunately, these classic wonders are not just a thing of the past - check out some of the classics here.
If you’re visiting Western NY for the first time, or are looking for something else to do besides brave unforgiving waters in a tour boat, check out these fun family activities!
There’s a distinct difference between going on a date–and going on a date in East Aurora. Find out all of the great things to do in East Aurora while on a date here.
While some have become seasoned professionals in the dating realm, a great many struggle with finding an appropriate outfit or the perfect restaurant. Find Quirky Date Gifts and Ideas here.
We hope you’ll join us next Saturday, June 16, as we hold our 88th anniversary party.
Before you lead a life of recitals, consider having kids try out some of these quirky musical instruments to see just where their rhythmic paths may take them. Find the entire list here.
We all know that one kid who is pick–um “particular” about what they receive as a gift. We've got the list of perfect gifts for your kids here.
We know there is a plethora of must-have kitchen tools which we know will bring forth meaningful, tasty experiences. Find out our must have kitchen gadgets here.
Whether you’re an avid traveler looking for a special souvenir, or looking for the perfect symbol of Buffalove, find the best buffalo themed gifts here.
This isn’t the easiest thing to say, but we felt you should know a house is not a home without these 10 items. Find the entire list here!
Vidler’s is as close to Santa’s workshop as it gets. This holiday is full of fun gift ideas for everyone on your list, so check out all of our recommendations here.
The ten cent price tag on your favorite old-fashioned candy might be gone, but the flavors are still there. Remember these five retro candies?
If there’s one thing everyone remembers about their youth it’s having the utmost courage to experiment with food just for fun. Check out Vidlers unique sodas here.
The history of five and dime stores is rich and interesting. Take a look through these nostalgic stores of the past through this short article.
Do you miss the 80s and 90s? You'd be surprised that these 5 retro products are making a comeback. Click here to find out what they are.
We all have can openers and spatulas. But that's the normal stuff. Check out these 4 weird kitchen gadgets you probably need in your kitchen.
This one's for the history buffs out there. In our latest post, we're letting you in on the fascinating history of board games. Let's take a look!
Are you stumped on gifts for your favorite beer enthusiast and just don’t know how to choose the right brew tool? Check out one of these five tools suited to impress serious beer lovers.
Our penny candy variety may seem intimidating, so we’ve broken down some of our favorite candies so you know what to expect from these treats. Find out about them here.
The Magic Monkey is a staple of eeriness in American culture. With it’s deep, beady eyes, full-toothed grin and clanging cymbals, this monkey is generally pretty terrifying.
We received this poem from Intuits as the runner up prize to the 'small business big game' super bowl contest last year, thought we would post it up!
As the winter months bear down on us and the cold weather keeps us inside, many people struggle to keep themselves occupied being all cooped up. Check out these suggestions from Vidlers!
Whether you call it candy, lollies, or sweets, everyone loves an occasional sugary concoction. The development of candy from various parts of the world is an interesting tale to discover how humans went from simple recipes of honey-coated nuts and berries to the complexities of flavors like the sour then sweet flavors of Warheads.