It has a "sweet spot" in the heart of many Buffalonians and now there's a day to celebrate the city's favorite candy.
Mayor Byron Brown proclaimed September 21st "Sponge Candy Day" in celebration of the honeycomb toffee coated in chocolate.
There are several candy stores across Western New York offering samples and discounts. You can visit Fowler's locations for a free sample. Retail locations are:
- 100 River Rock Drive "Sweet" 102 Buffalo, NY 14207
- 746 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14222
- 75 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203
- 671 Main Street East Aurora, NY 14052
- 2563 Union Road Cheektowaga, NY 14227
- 2468 Niagara Falls Blvd. Tonawanda, NY 14150
- 314 Lake Street Hamburg, NY 14075
Park Edge Sweet Shoppe at 325 Abbott Road, South Buffalo, is offering free samples and a 10% discount all day.