In Buffalo, wildlife is reclaiming an unused rail corridor. For a mile and a half, through the First Ward, the Valley, and the Perry Neighborhood, this land connects the DL&W Terminal in downtown Buffalo near Canalside to the Buffalo River across from Solar City. Since the fall of 2017, the Western New York Land Conservancy has been meeting with neighbors and community leaders to start a conversation about creating an inspiring and environmentally-friendly linear park and multi-use trail along this rail corridor. Come listen to Alicia Fahrner from the Land Conservancy fill us in on where this initiative is currently.
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.
128 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Can’t wait to see you there!
We had a great group on Wednesday, July 18th for our Buffalo Walk at WNED/WBFO Studios. View our photo gallery to see what you missed and be sure to sign up for our next Buffalo Walk on August 8, 2018 at the Queen City Bike Ferry Canalside station and a ride over to the Outer Harbor!
We will start at the Downtown Central Library to learn about the Reading Park planned for the entrance area of the Library and then join us for a walk along the Literary Corridor with Laurie Dean Torrell as our tour guide.
Registration at 5:15 PM and the tour will begin at 5:30.
5:15 pm Registration
5:30 pm Tour Start
RSVP by June 10th, 2018
For reservations by email, please contact Debbie DiMatteo at email@example.com
Join us Tuesday, June 26, 2018 for our Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony and Election of Officers. This year’s full breakfast will begin promptly at 8:00 am with registration starting at 7:45 am and will end at 9:00 am at the Tewksbury Lodge located at 249 Ohio St, Buffalo, NY 14204. Parking is free in the lot and along Ohio Street.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Buffalo Zoo President and CEO, Norah Fletchall. Norah will provide an update on recent completed projects, upcoming exhibit renovations, and their newest animals. She will also share with us her vision and strategic plan for the zoo’s future.
We will also present our annual awards to those individuals and organizations that have made a significant difference in our community.
This year’s awardees are:
Fernbach Award recipient
Theatre District Association
Joan K Bozer Award recipient
Lynn Waclawek, M&T Bank, Assistant Vice President
Cornerstone Award recipient
Allpro Parking, LLC
Membership Recognition Award recipient
Richard Doetterl, Allpro Parking, LLC, Business Intelligence Analyst
RSVP by June 20, 2018
For more information call (716) 854.2314
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!