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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 »

Redesign Will Transform Buffalo Skyway Into an Elevated Park

Following a competition that received more than 100 submissions from design firms all over the world, a jury convened by Governor Andrew Cuomo has selected an ambitious plan to turn the Buffalo Skyway into an eye-catching tourist destination with elevated parks, retail space, pedestrian walkways and more. Known as City of Lights, the winning plan… Read more »

The Ambitious Redesign of Buffalo’s Lasalle Park is Underway

In October 2018, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation announced that it would contribute 100 million dollars to transform Lasalle Park on Buffalo’s Lower West Side into a signature park and create a regional trail system along the nearby waterfront. According to the Buffalo News, this remarkably generous donation constitutes the largest philanthropic gift ever… Read more »

Buffalo Botanical Gardens Receives $1.5 Million for Expansion

Last year in November, officials from the historic Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens announced plans for an ambitious expansion project that calls for the addition of a 36,000-square-foot facility on the southwestern side of the existing conservatory. The expansion, which is valued at an estimated $14 million, will add a number of new amenities… Read more »