Buffalo Place

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A gap is beginning to develop between Buffalo Place, which represents downtown business interests, and City Hall over the parking situation in the Central Business District.

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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.

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Buffalo Place is surveying anyone impacted by downtown transportation and parking issues, in an effort to improve city accessibility.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

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.


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A jazz festival will be held in July that will help celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the Colored Musicians Club.

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

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People looking to celebrate the start of the holiday season had no shortage of tree lighting ceremonies  Saturday. There were at least six of them, probably more, across the community.

Patrick Koster

Curtain Up! events hail the official start of the theater season, and many  business leaders view the celebration as a reminder that the theater industry has contributed to the region's resurgence.

New history signs on Main Street

Jun 11, 2016
Photos by Erica L. Eichelkraut

Saturday was Downtown History Day and the city of Buffalo, the Buffalo History Museum and Buffalo Place announced the completion of its 10-sign outdoor exhibit.

Photos by Erica L. Eichelkraut

Business owners on Main Street wishing to overhaul the look of their old buildings may be in luck. They can now apply for a program that will match a $300,000 grant in renovations.

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There's been a major step forward in efforts to redevelop the former AM&A's department store in Downtown Buffalo.


Downtown Buffalo eateries remain decidedly local

Nov 23, 2015

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.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

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.

Chris Caya WBFO News

In another positive sign that downtown Buffalo is coming back to life, work is finally underway on a long-vacant landmark.

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Four locations have risen to the top of the list for a new Buffalo Bills stadium, according to a study commissioned by New York State.

It's going to be another hot and entertaining summer on Buffalo's Waterfront, with the newly re-named Thursday at Canalside and Buffalo Place Rocks Canalside.