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Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart in Cheektowaga, NY: Remembering a Western New York Cultural Icon

Remember the giant red caboose? If you’re not a Western New Yorker, you’re probably wondering what we’re talking about… But if you lived in or around the Buffalo, NY area (or even came for a visit!) in the last several decades, you likely remember an area icon: Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart. A favorite destination […]

The Real Reason Model Trains Are So Popular

Model Railroading: A Hobby Filled With Fond Memories Fond memories are why many of us enjoy the hobbies we have. And collecting model trains – perhaps one of the world’s most popular hobbies – has an appeal that has crossed generations. Call it being sentimental. Or just reminiscing about the good old days. Oh, I […]