Thanks for stopping by. We are the Ark Angels - a group of guys who grew up on the West Side of Buffalo, NY. The Arkansas Lounge (Pronounced Ar -KANSAS) was a bar on the corner of Grant and Arkansas Streets and served as a watering hole for generations of West Siders especially post World War II to our generation - the 60's through the 80's. The ARK as it was affectionately called served as a backdrop for our "formative years." This site is dedicated in part to all of those people we met at the Ark and in some ways were responsible for part of our coming of age.
In addition, we will post information and memories about other West Side institutions - Nativity School, CYO, and Playground, The Butler Mitchell Boys Club, School 18, Holy Cross, Holy Angels, Lafayette, Grover, Dougherty, Fallon, Canisius, etc. We invite West Siders to share some of their memories and photos with us so that we can post them on this site.
So take a look around our website and get to know us. If you have a picture or two you would like to share, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to drop us a line, you can always write in the guestbook.