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  • August First Fridays Artisan Craft Fair – call for work

    By on April 27, 2017

    On August 4th First Fridays in Allentown will be hosting an outdoor art & craft market and we are seeking artists and crafters to set up tables to sell their merchandise. From 6-9 pm Allen Street between Franklin and Virginia Place will be closed to traffic and we will fill the street with handmade vendors of all sorts. We hope

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  • YIMBY Festival

    By on April 27, 2017

    2017 Buffalo YIMBY Festival : Buffalo Block-by-Block YIMBY or “Yes, In My Backyard” is the culmination of a pro-Buffalo movement that we have been witnessing as of late. The Buffalo YIMBY group will be hosting a festival called “Buffalo: Block by Block”, with the intention of rallying more people to get involved with the growth of Buffalo. “YIMBY aims to bring Block

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on March 30, 2017

    In this issue… Federal Historic Tax Credits in danger, Annual Spring Dinner April 25, Allentown sees increase in home prices, update on Allen Street Extension Project, the fate of 15 Allen St. & more!

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  • Annual Spring Dinner – April 25, 2017

    By on March 14, 2017

    It seems as if spring came a bit early in the City of Buffalo which reminds us of the upcoming Allentown Association Annual Spring Dinner. The event will be hosted at the Hamlin House, 432 Franklin Street. Cocktails begin at 6:00pm and the buffet dinner begins at 7:00pm. The Spring Dinner is open seating and guests may serve themselves from

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on November 21, 2016

    In this issue… Allentown Association Holiday Tour of Homes, New Association Board President and Directors, 2 high profile sites undergoing upscale transformations, historic homes and lead dangers, city agrees to unique elements for Allen Street & more!  

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  • $61 for 61 Campaign Launch

    By on August 18, 2016

      After over a year without a home the Allentown Association is moving to a new office location, but we need your help! We’ve purchased 61 College St. and are getting ready to move in and there are renovations that need to be done. After over 50 years of supporting preservation, beautification, business development and more in Allentown we’re asking

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  • Summer Events in Allentown

    By on July 27, 2016

      There are a number of events big and small coming up in and around Allentown. Come out, meet neighbors and participate in some of the events and activities that make Allentown such a charming, unique, fun-filled neighborhood.   Garden Walk Buffalo Tower Garden Party Buffalo Infringement Festival National Night Out Neighborhood Yard Sale

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  • Grillin for Grass

    By on June 14, 2016

      Join your friends and neighbors on June 15 for a summer barbecue sponsored by Days Park Block Club and Elmwood Village Charter School to support restoration of the Days Park lawn. This annual event has become incredibly popular in the last three years, and sells out fast. Just $10 for a complete chicken dinner –and all proceeds benefit the

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter–Summer 2016

    By on May 26, 2016

    In this issue: City of Buffalo Bicycle Master Plan concepts re-envision Main St., Virginia St.; Gay History of Allentown; June First Friday Craft Fair; Allen West Festival; Allentown Tours; Summer Events Calendar & more!    

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  • Green Window City Project: An Allentown Art Walk

    By on April 15, 2016

    In celebration of Earth Day and our May First Friday celebration–Art & The City–local artists and shop owners are building window displays from upcycled material for the Green Window City Project, which takes place in Allentown April 22-May 6. During that time, Western New Yorkers can come out to enjoy art, support local businesses, and #rethinkjunk. The Green Window City Project

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