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The Central Train Terminal: A Buffalo Landmark For All Seasons

The Central Train Terminal: A Buffalo Landmark For All Seasons

Visiting Buffalo's Central Train Terminal year-round is a sight-seeing splendor. From the colorful Spring Daffodils to the Winter white coat of snow, it's always the perfect time to visit the historic Central Train Terminal.

Tours are also given throughout the year. For more information, you can check out their website at: www.buffalocentralterminal.org

Starlight Studio: BlazeVOX [Books]: Genesis

Starlight Studio: BlazeVOX [Books]: Genesis

On June 3, 2011, Starlight Studio and Art Gallery, The Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York, in conjunction with BlazeVOX [Books] present: "Genesis."

Starlight's Genesis, an Anthology of the Starlight Gallery edited by Katherine Loewen is Starlight Studio's first published book of poetry. The anthology will be released on Friday June 3, 2011 as a book launch event at Starlight Studio and Art Gallery, 340 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY from 7-10 pm.

This FREE event will feature Hutchinson Central Technical High School’s gypsy jazz guitar ensemble, The Six String Circus, Buffalo's own original jazz group, The Three Headed Giant, poetry readings, and refreshments.The book will be available to purchase for $20 and the poets will be there to autograph anthologies.

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival 2011

The Buffalo Infringement Festival (BIF) is an 11-day long multi-genre arts festival in Buffalo, NY.

It is free for all artists to participate, everyone is accepted and artists keep 100% of the profits from their projects and performances. The art that is typically Under the Radar is exemplified.

The Buffalo Infringement Festival is a non-profit-driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor bringing together a broad range of eclectic, independent, experimental, and controversial art of all forms. Visual, performing, musical, and media arts are all welcome here. Taking place in multiple venues in and around Buffalo’s Allentown District, the festival is an annual eleven-day event running from the last weekend of July through the first weekend of August.

NCIDA Accepts First Application from Opportunity Zone Program

NCIDA Accepts First Application from Opportunity Zone Program

Project will create more than 20 jobs with an economic impact of approximately $4.5 million annually; Board also accepts application for construction of new facility in Pendleton

 SANBORN, NEW YORK – The Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (NCIDA) Board of Directors today accepted an application of assistance from the Greater Lockport Development Corporation (GLDC) for renovations to 57 Canal Street in the historic locks district in downtown Lockport.  The building is owned by the city of Lockport and leased to the GLDC.  The GLDC application for a five-year PILOT is the first ever application through the Niagara County Opportunity Zone Program, which provides financial incentives in the form of tax abatements to commercial, retail and tourism based businesses to encourage reinvestment to rebuild urban centers in Niagara County.

Once renovations are completed, Trek, a manufacturer of high voltage ampl

Third Public Meeting to be Held on RiverBend Development Plan

Third Public Meeting to be Held on RiverBend Development Plan

The Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC) along with its partners, the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning, City of Buffalo, and a consultant team led by Sasaki Associates, invites you to attend a public information meeting to discuss the preparation of the RiverBend Development Plan.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

in the Emerald Ballroom at

The Buffalo Irish Center

245 Abbott Road

Buffalo, NY 14220

This meeting will include a brief overview of the public meeting that was held on March 9th. A presentation will be given to provide an update on the development of the plan, including details on land use and the design of infrastructure and public amenities. Community input is sought through a discussion and Q & A session that will follow the presentation.

Erdman Anthony Wins Award for Main Street Project

Erdman Anthony Wins Award for Main Street Project

BUFFALO, NY– Work on the reconstruction of Main Street in Buffalo, NY, has earned Erdman Anthony a Silver Award for Engineering Excellence in the transportation category from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York.

ACEC awards, which recognize engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of achievement, value, and innovation have awarded Erdman Anthony for their design and full-depth reconstruction of 3 miles of Main Street (State Route 5) between Humboldt Parkway and Bailey Avenue (U.S.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

?Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and an Electronic Benefit Transfer system will greet visitors to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market during the 2011 season. Already one of Western New York’s favorite annual traditions, the market opens for business on Saturday, May 7. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

The market features more than 30 vendors — including several with new product offerings — selling fruits, vegetables, baked goods, organics, fresh meat, cut flowers, wine, eggs, dairy, honey, cheese and much more in an open-air setting.