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Best things to do in Lackawanna

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“The Botanical Gardens is a national historic site, education center and tourist destination full of exotic horticulture treasures from around the world. Today, the Botanical Gardens is thriving! Over 100,000 people visit annually to enjoy the fantastic architecture and the indoor and outdoor garden sanctuaries. It is a gathering place where visitors can find peace and harmony and enjoy the pure power of the natural world. Some visitors also see it as a place for spiritual healing, meditation, and reflection.”
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Place of Worship
“Founded by Fr. Nelson Baker who is currently going through the canonization process for sainthood.”
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Point of Interest
“The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens offers a slice of foliage heaven all year round...a destination for several special events and a warm place to consider during the cold Winter months...”
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Italian Restaurant
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“If you are in the mood for some homemade cheese and pasta, check this place out! It is a little hidden gem in the middle of a neighborhood. On popular nights a reservation is needed. ”
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Restaurant
“Trendy menu with low prices. Unique offerings including a great breakfast menu. Very close to the Basilica and across from an orange police station. Look closely as the sign is small.”
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Restaurant
“ Greek diner with potent flavors. We recommend the open Souvlaki, a huge and tasty plate for $10.”
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Restaurant
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Bus Station
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Restaurant
“Serving Buffalo's famous "Beef on Weck" sandwiches. In Buffalo, a little bit of horseradish goes a long way. A lot of horseradish will clear your sinuses.”
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Convenience Store
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Restaurant
“This is the best pizza place in the area to sit down and enjoy your pizza, wings and subs.”
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Ice Cream Shop
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“Local frozen custard! Flavors change weekly AND they serve soft serve and hard ice cream(s) too. YUM!”
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Pharmacy
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Pizza Place
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Parking
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“5 star rating. Written in newspapers. Every Wednesday they have unlimited Jamaican Jerk night with a Jamaican live band. ”
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