Buffalo Talks – Explore & More’s Opening at Canalside – Jan 9, 2019

Founded in 1994, Explore & More Children’s Museum makes every day a play date in our Educational Play Zones—exhibits that introduce children to the magic of hands-on discovery.  Michelle Urbanczyk (CEO) will discuss Explore & More’s move to Canalside from their previous location in East Aurora, the success of their capital campaign, and what their new location means to their mission and to the programs and services they will be able to provide.      

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Buffalo Talks – 43 North: Past-Present-Future – Nov 7, 2018

43 North was launched in Buffalo in 2014 as a competition to identify start-up businesses. Besides cash awards, the winners receive mentorship, 12 months of free incubator space, marketing exposure, and freedom from New York State Taxes for 10 years. In the first four years 37 projects have been awarded funds. Come hear Bill Maggio tell us about the history of the program and where it is going after five years.

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Buffalo Meets – Community Beer Works – November 7, 2018

Join us on November 7!

Join us Wednesday, November 7th at Community Beer Works for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. Formerly known as Thursday’s in the City, we’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.

The event will run from 5 – 8 PM and is hosted by Working for Downtown.

We want to thank EnergyMark, LLC for sponsoring this event.

Community Beer Works
520 7th Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

Can’t wait to see you there!

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Buffalo Meets – Casa Azul – October 3, 2018

Join us on October 3!

Join us Wednesday, October 3 at Casa Azul for Working For Downtown’s premier social event, Buffalo Meets. We’re putting together some of Buffalo’s most interesting venues with Buffalo’s most interesting people and companies.

The event will run from 5 – 8PM and is hosted by Bank on Buffalo.

Casa Azul
128 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Can’t wait to see you there!

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Buffalo Walks – 500 Pearl Street – Sept. 12, 2018

Join us on Wednesday, September 12th for a walk of the building located at the corner of Franklin and Tupper. The building, which will include retail, restaurant, office space, apartments and a 110-room hotel connects to the existing building at 500 Pearl. This is an active construction site so proper footwear, such as closed toed shoes, thicker soles, and no high heels, is required!

Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30.  

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Buffalo Talks – Bikes in Buffalo – May 2, 2018

GObike Buffalo promotes and supports biking in the City of Buffalo. They promote healthier modes of transportation through biking and creating safe biking in the city. GObike sponsors SkyRide in the spring and the Slow Roll weekly in the summer, as well as many other events.

Guest Speaker: Justin Booth, Founder and Executive Director, GObike Buffalo

Justin will be talking about “Creating a Bicycle Friendly Buffalo”. Please join us to hear their plans!

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Buffalo Talks – Buffalo Promise Neighborhood – March 7, 2018

Join us Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from noon to 1 pm.

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a designated community school zone, now operating three schools: Westminster Community Charter School, Highgate Heights Elementary and Buffalo Promise Neighborhood Children’s Academy.  A second Children’s Academy is currently under development and is slated to open in 2018.  We recognize when parents and children have opportunity to succeed, families and the community around them are able to thrive. 

Buffalo Promise Neighborhood is a unique public / private partnership that inspires the collaboration and commitment of local leaders in education, business, community services, philanthropy, healthcare and government to help build strong schools that promote academic achievement and healthy development.

Guest Speaker: David Chamberlain, Westminster Foundation

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Buffalo Talks – Adaptive Reuse of the former Women and Children’s Hospital – February 7, 2018

Join us Wednesday, February 7 from noon to 1 pm!

Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has completed the successful relocation to become the Oishei Children’s Hospital. What’s next for the former hospital site? Join a member of the development team, Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Company, to hear more about plans for reuse.

Guest Speakers: Nick Sinatra, President and Founder, Sinatra & Company Real Estate, and Tom Fox, Director of Development, Ellicott Development Company

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