Buffalo Walks – Aloft Hotel at 500 Pearl Street – August 7th, 2019

We’ve seen the “before” and had a party in the “during”, now join WFD for a tour of the “after” at the new Aloft Hotel at 500 Pearl Street. Join Tom Fox with Ellicott Development as he leads us on a tour of the newly completed and opened Aloft Hotel, adjoining banquet spaces and residential spaces. We will end the tour in the roof-top bar to get an incredible view of the Buffalo skyline and the beginning of the sun setting! Registration at 5:15pm, tour begins promptly at 5:30pm.

Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30, rain or shine.

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Buffalo Walks – Mass. Avenue Project – June 6th, 2019

Take a tour of the Massachusetts Avenue Project’s urban farm located at 387 Massachusetts Avenue between Shields and Brayton Streets with us on June 6th, 2019. Visitors will get the opportunity to tour MAP’s new training center, as well as the greenhouses and growing spaces located on the farm.  Learn how this urban farm is working in collaboration with the surrounding community to provide access to fresh, healthy and culturally appropriate food, as well as educational and youth service programs.  This location charges a minimal fee for a tour so there is a small ticket price for members for this tour.

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

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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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Working For Downtown

Buffalo Talk/Walk – Shea’s Seneca – December 5th, 2018

Join us for a unique mash-up of a Buffalo Talk AND Walk on December 5th! We will hold this month’s Buffalo Talk at the historic Shea’s Seneca location (NOT the library). Join us to learn about this repurposed gem in South Buffalo at 2178 Seneca Street. Schneider Development Services has created a multi-use building out of the former theatre. We will hear directly from Jake Schneider about the process and then he will give us a tour of the building. Hope to see  you there!

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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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