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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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  • Business Spotlight: Dempsey & Dempsey

    By on January 12, 2016

    “Big enough to help, small enough to care”   Dempsey and Dempsey is a local law firm providing plaintiff’s personal injury civil litigation services. They have been in operation for 40 years, 35 of which have been in Allentown. Currently they are in a beautiful building on Franklin St. near North St.     We asked Catherine Dempsey, Esq.–Trial Attorney

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  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Allentown!

    By on December 28, 2015

      With so many great restaurants and bars in one place, Allentown is a great destination for the perfect New Year’s Eve celebration. Head down for dinner, stay for drinks, and ring in 2016 in the heart of the city! Check out what’s happening on New Year’s Eve in Allentown.   DINNER Café 59 62 Allen St. 883-1880 allenst.cafe59.com Café

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  • Allentown Neighbor Newsletter

    By on December 2, 2015

    In this issue: Goals for the new year, big news for historic properties, Executive Director Andrew Eisenhardt embarks on 10th year with Allentown Association, a slate of new businesses and more…   (Click image to read/download)

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  • Elmwood Village Charter School Fundraiser

    By on October 9, 2015

    Our neighbors at the Elmwood Charter School are holding their annual fundraising benefit, An Evening at Days Park, on Saturday, October 17, 7 – 11 p.m. Join them for a night of music, art, beer and food tastings from the local community, all centered around a silent auction. Your contribution will greatly enhance the quality of education at the Elmwood Charter School. Get

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  • Allentown Literary Ghost Walks

    By on October 2, 2015

    Have you ever wondered about some of the spooky places or creepy events of historic Allentown? Would you dare to spend an October evening walking at twilight through a neighborhood whose streets were once the scene of a bloody War of 1812 battlefield filled with dead bodies? Join Explore Buffalo on one of two different 2-hour tours through Allentown and hear

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  • Allentown Neighbor- Fall 2015

    By on September 18, 2015

    Read the latest edition of the Allentown Neighbor, Allentown’s quarterly newsletter. This month: Board urges 2 a.m. bar closing, Annual Meeting October 13th, Fall Festival October 3rd, Association’s opposition to Uniland’s demolition of Nazareth Nursing home, Two amazing residences for sale, Medina Sandstone revisited, Neighborhood upswing with apartment renovations, and Calendar of Events. Click image to read/download newsletter

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