National and Wyoming Main Street folks came this Thursday to visit Buffalo Main Street — giving advice, ideas and a lot of history for the standing room only crowd at City Hall. There seemed to be someone there representing a vast spectrum of interests in Buffalo’s Downtown Historic District. There were representatives from City and County government, several members of the Chamber of Commerce, Buffalo banks, Main Street merchants, civic groups and the arts.
NATIONAL MAIN STREET CENTER CONSULT COMES TO BUFFALO FOR RECON MEETING AND COMMUNITY PRESENTATION ON PROGRAM
Todd Barman from the National Trust Main Street along with Mary Randolph from the Wyoming Rural Development Council, and Britta Fuller from the Wyoming Main Street Program will be visiting Buffalo on October 11th, 2012 to explain the National Trust Main Street Program, the four point approach, and perform a RECON visit for Buffalo’s Main Street Program.
This week marks the sad loss of another of Buffalo’s historic landmarks. The historic Seney’s Drug Store soda fountain was sold this last week to some folks from Oklahoma. On Monday it was packed up after being painstakingly disassembled and loaded onto a flat bed truck for the long drive to its new home.
Marie Verger, Executive Director of the Buffalo Development Association, announced to her board last week that she will be moving on. Verger, in making her announcement said she is still committed to the Wyoming Main Street Program and especially to the Buffalo Development Association.The decision to resign was hard to make, Verger said, but went on to state that “ at this point I do feel we have built the organization to a point in which someone can now come and effectively do the job.”
Well they have garnered a bit of local celebrity after having just successfully “kickstarted” their Buffalo Main Street Clear Creek Brewery on Kickstarter to the tune of over $25 grand. And now a good bit later than they originally thought they were going to open … they are finally going to open their doors and sell some of their own beer at Buffalo’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 22.