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Count Buffalo Mayor Brown as impressed with the work Mark Croce has completed thus far at the Statler. So much so, the Mayor is recommending the use of State funding to assist with the building's exterior repairs. The $5.3 million would be taken from a $15 million discretionary allocation given to the City several years ago that was earmarked for economic development projects. Mayor Brown announced his support after a building tour this afternoon.
Croce says he has put $1.5 million
Buffalo has numerous races that highlight this area's long-standing love affair with running. They include, to name a few, the Shamrock Run, the Subaru Chase, and the YMCA Turkey Trot, the country's oldest continuously run footrace. A first-time race that will likely become another great annual local tradition will be held on Friday, September 2. That's when the inaugural running of the Western New York Running Hall of Fame 5k will take place in the Elmwood Village.
As organizers put it, this is "a race put
It wasn't long ago when Reverend Drew posed a question that
The following comes from the Buffalo Green Code News. As the Green Code continues to take shape, the overall vision for the new plan comes into focus. For a full size view of the Vacant and Distressed Land Map (entry image) click here.
Planning for Neighborhood Vitality
It is no secret that one of the greatest challenges facing Buffalo is what to do with the vacant land in our
With hopes of reviving an old school concept of a traveling neighborhood huckster, sisters Suzanne Glascoe and Michelle Cullen started up "Sisters Produce". Their original idea was to acquire a wagon and roll through the streets of "The Valley" neighborhood where they reside, selling fresh fruits and vegetables to the elderly or homebound residents who might not otherwise have access. Some problems with feasibility and city ordinances made them rethink their initial plan.
Their current business model
What many thought would surely see the landfill has had nothing short of a rebirth. St. Vincent's Orphanage stands as an incredible example of historic preservation near the brink of loss. In just two weeks students will begin filling the classrooms as Buffalo Health Sciences Charter High School (BHSCHS) officially moves from Tonawanda to the revived E.B. Green-designed masterpiece.
Thankfully there was not much work that needed to be done on the shell of the building. With the exception of the cornice line, there were only minor
Boston Valley Terra Cotta (BVTC) is one of only two remaining terra cotta manufacturers in the country largely because of the quality and craftsmanship of their work. As terra cotta fell out of favor around the Great Depression, many companies permanently closed their doors. Boston Valley Terra Cotta has endured, its expertise and strong reputation has allowed the firm to build an incredible portfolio of work on both restoration and new construction projects.
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