Posts Categorized: Grand Island

Grand Island, NY: Home of Buffalo’s Best Bowling Alley

bowling in Grand Island, NY

Mallwitz’s Island Lanes recently took the first-place prize for Buffalo’s best bowling alley, and it’s not surprising why it did. The 40-year old bowling alley has been doing amazing things for quite some time, and Grand Island should be proud of this. The Success of the Alley The success of the alley has a lot… Read more »

Amazon Purchases Large Piece of Property on Grand Island

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Sources say that Amazon has just purchased more than 184 acres on Grand Island for a large distribution center for the massive company. This could mean an adjustment for Grand Island infrastructure will be coming considering the traffic increase with delivery trucks. What Could This Mean for Grand Island? If this project comes to fruition,… Read more »

Local Chef Brings Fine Dining Destination to Grand Island

Have an anniversary, birthday or another special occasion coming up? Thanks to local chef and Grand Island resident Sam Reda, you’ll be able to celebrate at a new fine dining restaurant located at 1879 Whitehaven Road in the former home of Baked Cupcakery. It’s called Zobud Bistro, and it offers a mouth-watering selection of Mediterranean-inspired… Read more »

Amazon Is Scouting WNY for a New Distribution Facility

One of the largest tech companies in the world could be bringing a new distribution facility to Western New York, according to a recent article in The Buffalo News. Amazon already employs more than 300 people at its “sortation” center in Lancaster, and company representatives have reportedly been scouting locations for at least one new… Read more »

Tolls May Become a Thing of the Past on Grand Island

It’s been a little more than a year since the old toll booths on the Grand Island bridges were replaced with a new cashless tolling system. When the new system launched, many residents and local officials were optimistic that it would reduce traffic congestion on the bridges and save drivers valuable time during their morning… Read more »

Keep an Eye Out for Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds This Year

In October 2018, several scientific studies raised serious concerns about insects dying at an alarming rate in regions across the globe. Many of these insects—which account for about two-thirds of all life on earth—serve vital roles in earth’s natural ecosystems, pollinating plants and providing food sources for other animals. But while pollinators in many areas… Read more »