Small Business Saturday a boon for Elmwood Village shops
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Small Business Saturday a boon for Elmwood Village shops

Black Friday has come and gone, but holiday shopping is still raging on, as many businesses rely on this time of year to improve the bottom line. For major retailers like Target or Best Buy, the Friday after Thanksgiving is one of the most lucrative days of the year, but for shops in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village, it’s a day later on Small Business Saturday. Continue reading

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Peace, Love & Grant St. festival promotes community businesses
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Peace, Love & Grant St. festival promotes community businesses

Store owners and vendors from all over Buffalo came together Dec. 7 for the sixth annual Peace, Love and Grant Street festival. The event is intended to draw attention to the Grant Street community and create support for its businesses. Continue reading

Daily Planet Coffee Co. celebrates third anniversary
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Daily Planet Coffee Co. celebrates third anniversary

Michael Caputi was putting the finishing touches on his store Nov. 28 as he prepared to celebrate the third year in business for the Daily Planet Coffee Co. In a business climate where many small businesses fail and considering there are already a number of major chains competing to sell coffee, reaching year three may make Caputi a coffee super-hero of sorts. Continue reading