Buffalo Place says the obsolence of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center may become a bigger issue if Erie County doesn’t invest in a new and larger facility. The question everyone is asking is how much would a new center cost.
The announcement of a new movie theater coming to downtown Buffalo next year has the leader of a local not-for-profit celebrating another step in a neighborhood that has made a dramatic turnaround over the past three decades.
While Western New York has seen a rise in national restaurant chains among the suburbs, downtown Buffalo's restaurant scene remains rich in locally-owned establishments, some of which are rediscovering the city after a few years away.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 28, is being marked nationwide as 'Small Business Saturday,' and Buffalo Place is offering encouragement - and incentives - to consumers who buy from small, independent retailers downtown.