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Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

Visitors heading to downtown Buffalo's growing waterfront will soon have an easier time not only locating Canalside. They will also see more useful information about the historic destination.
 

43NORTH

To help boost entrepreneurship among women and minorities 43NORTH has announced plans for the 2nd Annual THE PITCH Business Plan Competition. This year's prize pool has nearly doubled to $50,000.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Some original art glass designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is being returned to the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo's Parkside neighborhood. The transfer was made possible by a Canadian-American Museum Partnership.


U-Haul

Renovation plans for a large vacant building just off the I-190, in South Buffalo, are moving forward.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Uber is ramping up operations ahead of the June 29 launch of ride-hailing across Upstate New York.

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An Elmwood Village gateway appears to be on the verge of a major overhaul. The City of Buffalo's Planning Board has accepted the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the southeast corner of Elmwood and Forest Avenues. But one critic says the proposed project does not follow the city's building code. 

Chris Caya WBFO News

Canalside kicks off its "2017 Summer Season" Friday. And a long list of events and programs for families, fitness enthusiasts, music lovers and more were announced on Thursday.

Canalside General Manager Matt LaSota says there's a focus on new kids programming everyday this summer.   

Chris Caya WBFO News

The City of Buffalo is preparing to continue with the build out of Canalside. The process is expected to start moving forward in May. 


Chris Caya WBFO News

Demolition crews have started site preparation work on the Northland Corridor Project, on Buffalo's East Side.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The reconstruction of the long-vacant Buffalo Public School 77 is underway.

Chris Caya WBFO News

A new mixed-use building is now open on what was a vacant lot on Buffalo's West Side.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The Downtown Country Market celebrated the start of its 35th season on Main Street in Buffalo on Thursday.

Chris Caya WBFO News

New life has been breathed into a historic building in Buffalo's Theatre District.

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A vote is scheduled Thursday by the members of the Buffalo Train Station Selection Committee. But one of the members is faulting the process.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Residents who took part in Buffalo's first ever Participatory Budgeting Process say the effort was worth it.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Ride-hailing services are expected to be up and running across the region in about 90 days, according to State Senator Tim Kennedy.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The future is looking brighter for local refugee resettlement agencies.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The Erie Canal Harbor Development board has cleared the way for more construction at Canalside.

NFTA

The NFTA is trying to entice local companies to take part in a new discount pass program for their employees. Increasing Metro ridership, the authority says, could have several benefits for community members.  

Chris Caya WBFO News

The first phase of redeveloping one Buffalo's most iconic structures is complete. State and local officials helped cut the ribbon Thursday on the Richardson Olmsted Campus.

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Uber and the NAACP issued a joint report Monday that calls on state lawmakers to approve ride-hailing service - or ride-sharing - across Upstate.

Buffalo-Niagara Youth Hostel

A unique asset in Buffalo's Theater District may become the victim of downtown's growing success. City Hall is looking sell a building that serves thousands of international  travelers annually. 


Chris Caya WBFO News

March Madness will draw thousands of college basketball fans to Buffalo this week. It's the sixth time since 2000 that the city is hosting the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Chris Caya WBFO News

A new campaign to help steer more tourists to see Buffalo by bicycle is getting underway.

NYPA

A sure sign that spring is just around the corner can be seen on the waters off of Buffalo. Crews from the New York Power Authority started the process of removing the nearly 1.66 mile long Lake Erie - Niagara River Ice Boom on Monday.

Chris Caya

People continue breathing new life into the many "irreplaceable assets" found in one older, smaller neighborhood on Buffalo's West Side.


Wikipedia

The Buffalo area can claim the new leader of Somalia as one of its own. 

Buffalo Niagara Partnership

The leader of the region's private sector economic development organization is concerned about President Trump's executive order on immigration. And the impact it will have on Buffalo's refugee community.


Chris Caya WBFO News

Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation's controversial Elmwood Village project is undergoing a "major shift." The Williamsville based company is pulling its demolition permits for the Arbor site, on the west side of Elmwood Avenue, between Potomac and Bidwell.

Adam Sokol Architecture Practice

The public's first chance to weigh in on a site for Buffalo's proposed new train station is Thursday in Common Council chambers. Plans will be presented for an alternative to the much talked about Central Terminal and Canalside locations. 

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