Bars & Restaurants · Businesses

Ode to the Sandwich

Sandwiches are my favorite food. There’s something so satisfying about the infinite options of meat, cheese, condiment and bread.  The perfect vessel for the finest flavor combinations. Imagine my delight when I had a free hour yesterday and decided to drop into the recently opened (November 2016) Potts Deli Express, specializing in the fine art… Continue reading Ode to the Sandwich

Businesses · Real Estate · Rehab · The Old Neighborhood · Uncategorized · Walkable/Mixed Use

Historic 1863 Clinton St for Sale

1863 Clinton Street at the corner of Clinton + Weimar was listed for sale as of 6/30/16. The property contains 2 residential units, 3 commercial units and a large garage/storage space. It’s listed for $160,000 and would be eligible for Better Buffalo Main Street Initiative Grant Money, if awarded. This property once housed Mazurek’s Bakery and is listed… Continue reading Historic 1863 Clinton St for Sale

Bars & Restaurants · Businesses · churches · Ideas for Improvement · Uncategorized · Walkable/Mixed Use

10 Ways You Can Support a Kaisertown Revitalization

  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

The Old Neighborhood · Uncategorized

Quotes about the Old Neighborhood

“I have spoken to hundreds of people who mourn the loss of a sense of place tied to block, school, and neighborhood church. When you talk to them further, you may also find that they were busily helping to create the new rootlessness during the years of urban change. Many conclude there was no other… Continue reading Quotes about the Old Neighborhood

Businesses · Uncategorized · Vacant Property/Demo

1916 Clinton: Newman’s

  The following is a guest blog post written by Craig Spangler 1916 Clinton Street http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1916-Clinton-St-Buffalo-NY-14206/2103426830_zpid/ 1916 Clinton Street used to be called Newman’s and actually closed a month after I moved to Kaisertown. I only stepped a foot inside one time to ask if they served food. They didn’t and without stopping for a… Continue reading 1916 Clinton: Newman’s

Better Buffalo Grant Money · Uncategorized

This Is the Time: Kaisertown is Eligible for Grant Money, but Didn’t Apply!

In October 2014, Empire State Development accepted applications for the “Buffalo Main Streets Initative”, which is funding available through the Buffalo Billion. The Main Streets Initiative is geared towards “the revitalization of mixed-use (commercial, civic & residential) building or neighborhoods”. The funding is intended for use on some of the following: -stimulating economic revitalization of… Continue reading This Is the Time: Kaisertown is Eligible for Grant Money, but Didn’t Apply!