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June 25, 2019

Hartman's Distilling Co. added Cooperage roster

One of the last remaining commercial tenants in Ellicott Development Co.’s The Cooperage project has set a late summer or early fall opening date.

And, the tenant has an official name: Hartman's Distilling Co.

June 20, 2019

Resurgence Brewery plants a Grand Old Flag in the Old First Ward

Resurgence Brewery is pretty much open at this point, bringing with it a fantastic brewery experience to the Old First Ward. The wait was worth it for this one – a walk through Resurgence II is pretty spectacular. As far as local breweries go, the place is giant. But the owners have managed to tame the unwieldy space by creating a variety of rooms and levels that can close off from one another.

May 8, 2019

Central Terminal's 'critical lifeblood' must include a restaurant

What could a restaurant or permanent catering service mean to the future of the Central Terminal?

"It is critical to the life blood of the building," said Paul Lang, Central Terminal Restoration Corp. vice chairman. "Getting a restaurateur or caterer would be a huge vote of confidence in the building, I can't over state the importance of this next phase."


May 8, 2019

$5 million in renovations coming to Buffalo's Central Terminal

A tangible sign of development at the Central Terminal — the last architectural titan yet to be restored in Buffalo — will be announced today, raising hopes among its enthusiasts that even more improvements will come to the 1926 art deco marvel.

April 26, 2019

Chain Works District nears project approval after five years

ITHACA, N.Y. — It's been a little while since the last update on the Chain Works District. On the one hand, it seems impossible to not pay attention to — when fully built out, the project would offer over 1.7 million square feet of renovated and new mixed-use space, including 915 residential units. For comparison, the project is more than twice the size of the next largest project in the local area, Cornell's 2,000 bed North Campus dorm expansion.