Something I’ve been reading about recently is the installation of permanent, outdoor gym equipment in public spaces. There are pocket parks appearing all over the country that take unused space and transform them into areas that provide free access to fitness machines. Here’s a link to a City Lab article that talks about several lots using this… Continue reading Kaisertown’s Workout Plan?
The City Planning Board approved the plans for a micro-brewery and tasting room at 1372 Clinton St yesterday. The article written by the Buffalo news summarizing the plans can be found here: Brewery at 1372 Clinton St Photo taken by Buffalo News
There’s a new message on the Major Cool Off sign on Dingens stating that the owner is retiring and the store is now for sale! Interested parties should contact via phone at 716-685-2425. Hopefully they find someone new to continue their delicious tradition!
Say Nice Things. When you talk about Kaisertown to your friends or family or neighbors, say nice things about it. One thing that doesn’t improve a neighborhood is telling everyone you know what you don’t like about it. Word of mouth travels fast- consider a restaurant review. It’s unlikely you’ll go to a place that… Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Support a Kaisertown Revitalization
A city that’s limited to two densely packed retail corridors is, in my opinion, a dull city. As Buffalo revitalizes one of the goals should be to create pockets of thriving neighborhoods all over the city. It would give the city depth, expand affordable houses across more income levels and encourage small business growth. This Buffalo Rising article written by Craig… Continue reading #BuffaloveAllOfIt- Repost Buffalo Rising
Planting sunflowers on Clinton St.
It’s an old stereotype that Polish Americans in working class neighborhoods like lawn ornaments. The pink flamingo is the best known lawn ornament of all time and there are a bunch of online articles about the history of the pink flamingo specifically appearing in historically Polish neighborhoods in Buffalo between 1960 and 1980. Since their… Continue reading What’s with the Flamingos?