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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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  • Annual Spring Dinner – April 19, 2016

    By on April 12, 2016

    Join your neighbors and friends next Tuesday for this annual social event to catch up on what is happening in Allentown, an evening that offers the opportunity to speak casually with local business owners and elected officials. The event is at the Hamlin House, 432 Franklin Street. Cocktails begin at 6:00 PM at and the buffet dinner begins at 7:00.

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  • Local Restaurant Week

    By on April 6, 2016

      Local Restaurant Week returns to Western New York April 11-17! It’s a great opportunity to try a restaurant you haven’t been to before, or to return to an old favorite. Several restaurants in Allentown are participating in the spring edition of Local Restaurant Week… check out their specials below. To see the complete list of participating restaurants, visit LocalRestaurantWeek.com.  

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on March 16, 2016

    In this issue: Allen St. redesign, Neighborhoods to share in surplus generated by new BNMC ramp, association ends year with slight surplus, What color is your Allentown? Resident artist has created a coloring book of Allentown’s historic architecture., Session set on researching home’s history, First Presbyterian seeks tower donations, Leads sought on tire slashings, Help needed to plant trees April 16, One fight we

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  • Update: Allentown Tire Vandalism

    By on March 3, 2016

    Allentown Tire Vandalism Outside the Norm, Police Say, As Investigation Continues     Help Available for Those Who Cannot Pay     This past Saturday night/Sunday morning, Allentown residents–primarily on College, Mariner, Virginia, and North Streets–were victims of an extraordinary act of irrational vandalism. Police took over 100 statements from residents and guests of these streets who reported that their tires

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  • Call for Artisans: June First Friday Craft Fair

    By on February 26, 2016

      On June 3rd Allentown First Fridays will be hosting the 3rd Annual outdoor Artisan Craft Fair 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 vendors of all sorts of

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  • Business Spotlight: Allen Street Consulting

    By on February 24, 2016

    ​ “Questions Answered. Problems Solved.”   Allen Street Consulting has been in operation for about 4 1/2 years (since 2011). They began in a location on Allen St. and are now on Franklin St. Their mission is to provide​ effective financial and operations solutions to small businesses and nonprofit organizations—Things like payroll, bookkeeping, tax preparation and consulting services.​   Heidi

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  • Celebrate National Breakfast Week in Allentown

    By on January 26, 2016

      Did you know it’s National Breakfast Week? Check out where in Allentown you can grab the most important meal of the day…   Betty’s 370 Virginia St. (716) 362-0633 http://bettysbuffalo.com Breakfast: Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday Brunch: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.   Towne Restaurant 186 Allen St. (716) 884-5128 Serves breakfast all day, every day  

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