Category Archives: Buffalo

‘RE-TREE THE DISTRICT’ BEGINS ON APRIL 26

Common Council of the City of BuffaloCommunity organizers will gather on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Heights Tool Library

Buffalo, N.Y. – From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the University Heights Tool Library, lo- cated at 5 West Northrup Place in Buffalo, a group of community stakeholders will come together for “ReTree the District”, a project aiming to plant 1,000 trees across the University District over the next two years. Continue reading

Keep Well With Kailea – 3/10

Keep Well with KaileaKeep Well With Kailea

Kailea is a Health and Wellness intern from University at Buffalo join us on Monday March 10th to receive your own Health Risk Assessment. You will receive your own customized report and tips on staying healthy!

Time: 12 Noon, Monday, March 10th, 2014
Place: Gloria J. Parks Community Center Senior Room

Contact Pete for more information:
(716) 832-1010 ext. 206

East Side theater wins state grant – Buffalo News

Buffalo News On Friday, State Sen. Timothy Kennedy announced the Uptown Theater, 3165 Bailey Ave., is being awarded a $150,000 state grant that could allow it to reopen in early 2015. Theater productions, occasional movies and concerts, and other community and educational events are planned.

“There is no venue like this here in the area – period – no place for families or kids to go without having to go outside the area,” said owner Ibrahim Cisse, an immigrant who came from the Ivory Coast to the United States about 20 years ago and lives in the neighborhood. Continue reading

LISC MetroEdge – To grow a business, first grow a neighborhood

LISCSmall businesses need to attract new customers to grow. Consumers are always looking for new and interesting places to shop. But a single store on its own has a tough time enticing shoppers. That’s why LISC MetroEdge works to develop business districts, banding businesses together to express their local identity through signage, décor and promotional events. Businesses see an uptick in sales and residents develop a sense of community. Continue reading