Larkinville

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A section of one of Buffalo's many old industrial buildings now houses a defense contractor that came here to take advantage of the labor pool and the engineers trained at the University at Buffalo.

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A fully restored diner is now open for business in Buffalo's Larkinville neighborhood. The Swan Street Diner, near the corner of Seneca Street, began serving breakfast Tuesday morning.

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A "golden brick" ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon at the site of the former Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company warehouse in Buffalo's Larkinville neighborhood. The building, built in 1910, is being converted into a mixed-income apartment complex.


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The unofficial vote went to Amtrak returning to Broadway-Fillmore's Central Terminal during a packed and occasionally raucous public meeting Tuesday night at the Buffalo Science Museum.

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Are you a biking enthusiast who is looking for a safer, more expansive network of trails?

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Our forbears expected Buffalo to be a great and giant city - and built for it. That base is serving to provide sewer service to accommodate current development projects.

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There is much talk about the development taking place around Larkinville, but now the other end of Seneca Street is taking shape. Schneider Development plans to invest $9 million into the now vacant 48,000-square-foot historic building at 2178 Seneca Street in what is hoped to spark more revitalization.

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Consider it an exercise in positive thinking. Look out your window. If you see blowing snow and other wintry scenes, repeat these words: “Buffalo winter weekends.”

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One local state lawmaker says during a time when downtown Buffalo has enjoyed an economic renaissance, the announced forthcoming acquisition of First Niagara by KeyCorp could deal a devastating blow to the local economy.

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Larkinville in Buffalo continues to experience rapid growth. More and more, companies are selecting the downtown site to locate businesses.

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Williamsville and Larkinville got together last night to talk about building on the past for the future. The public meeting at Williamsville South High School focused on how a community's history can be a spark for a better economic future.

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Flying Bison Brewing Company is the latest addition to the growing Buffalo neighborhood known as Larkinville.

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Work kicked off today on Buffalo's newest brewery. Flying Bison Brewing Company broke ground on its new home at 840 Seneca Street in the city's Larkinville neighborhood.

County democrats find new home

Jan 29, 2013
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The Erie County Democratic Party is moving its' headquarters from the Ellicott Square building to the Larkin district effective in March of this year. 

The public will get its first full glimpse of Larkin Square this week.

The open air public square has moved from concept to reality over the past ten years, and it is the latest development in what has become known as the Larkin District. The News reports that the Square boasts an artsy look and general appeal with its amenities, which include a restaurant housed in a former gas station and a sandwich shop operated out of a classic Airstream trailer.

Live music will also be presented at Larkin Square throughout the summer.