Who are we?

JULIE LEONE

PERKS CAFE

Locally owned cafe offering coffee, tea, specialty beverages, breakfast, lunch & baked goods; offering vegan + gluten free options.  


"I love the Elmwood Strip community." 

-Julie Leone, manager

DAN & BETSY LEBERER

VisualEyes is the place to get stylish eyeglasses and sunglasses.

VISUAL EYES CITY

We travel to Europe, New York City and Las Vegas to bring back to Buffalo the industry's finest, coolest, high quality and beautiful eyewear/sunglasses to complete your look & see your best! 


"We love the people and the amazing vibe on Elmwood. It’s the place to be! Love it! " 

- Dan & Betsy Leberer, owners

PAUL TSOUFLIDIS

Paul Tsouflidis, owner and operator of Acropolis OPA. Thanks @yeah buffalo for the photo

ACROPOLIS OPA 

Acropolis OPA is located in the heart of the Elmwood Strip serving Greek-Mediterranean cuisine since 1982. 


"I love the people on the Elmwood Strip." 

-  Paul Tsouflidis, owner

Photo by Yeah Buffalo

JOSEPHINE ZAGARELLA

Jolie Jolie is your place to buy beautiful intimates and sleepwear that you won't find elsewhere.

JOLIE JOLIE

Inspired by the finest boutiques in Europe, Jolie Jolie is a premium women’s intimate and sleepwear boutique. 


"There is so much to love about the Elmwood Village, everything from its restaurants and retail shops to its walk ability! It really is a great place to spend the day and take in some of the best things about Buffalo!"

 - Josephine Zagarella, owner

CHRISTA PENNER

SHOPCRAFT 

An artisan collective featuring local, eco-conscious and handmade pieces from its members.  


"I love the community of Buffalo and how willing everyone is to help each other!" 

- Christa Penner, owner


Photo by Yeah Buffalo

THERESE DEUTSCHLANDER

THIN ICE

 Thin Ice sells locally handcrafted, one of a kind jewelry, gifts and home decor in the heart of the Elmwood Village Shopping District.  


"I love the sense of community in the Elmwood Village and how friendly everyone is. It's such a great community to be a part of."

-Therese Deutschlander, owner

ERIN LALLEY-BAUER

Erin Lalley-Bauer, owner of Fern Croft, unique floral shop located in the Elmwood Village.

FERN CROFT


Eclectic floral shop offering unique, seasonal arrangements and home products by local designers & artisans.


"I love this community."

-Erin Lalley-Bauer, Creative Director

ALEX DAVIES

Alex Davies, owner of Campus Wheel Works bike and repair shop in the Elmwood Village.

CAMPUS WHEEL WORKS


We sell bicycles and bicycle accessories along with repair all bicycle brands and models. 


"I love the community here"

Alex Davies, Part Owner

CASEY HARTLEY

BFO


Buffalo's one stop shop for great outerwear, clothing, footwear and accessories from the brands you trust.


"I love the people. Meeting new people everyday and building relationships with people that stop in all the time or that I just see once a year for the big shopping days!"

- Casey Hartley, Owner

BRIT LEO

Cycling studio, fitness classes, Elmwood Village exercise classes, Buffalo New York Spinning Studio

BIKEorBAR


In 2012, we opened the first indoor cycling studio in Buffalo and then over the years we added more group fitness classes, such as rowing, TRX, barre, twerk, aerial, Surfset, Pump and weight lifting.


"We love that the Elmwood Village is a neighborhood that has such a strong sense of community while being filled with all different types of locally owned businesses that sincerely support one another. Being a part of this unique, well-rounded neighborhood in Buffalo is something we are very proud of."

- Brit Leo, Co-owner

SHARON RANDACCIO

Sharon Randaccio owner of Red Siren. Clothing, gifts, shopping in Buffalo New York.

RED SIREN


Red Siren brings a touch of classic and prep to an eclectic strip! Fabulous clothing, great gifts and an awesome customer experience!

"What I love about Elmwood Village is that it is diverse and welcoming to all! And because "anything goes" here, it fosters a cool vibe and a sense of connection. It represents Buffalo in its finest form!" 

- Sharon Randaccio, Owner 

JOANNE DINA

Women's boutique in the Buffalo New York Elmwood Village. Stylish, trendy clothing and accessories.

Anna Grace

A women's boutique in the heart of the historic Elmwood Village.

"I love the charm of the village and its strong sense of community."

-Joanne Dina, Owner

16,000+ MEMBER OWNERS

Lexington Co-op community owned grocery store in Buffalo in the Elmwood Village. Fresh, local food.

LEXINGTON CO-OP MARKETS


Lexington Co-op is Buffalo's largest community owned grocery store with over 16,000 member - owners who share a passion for fresh, local, and organic foods. We're open to everyone, everyday from 7am-11pm.  

"The combination of the people who live and work, the businesses and the visitors to Elmwood bring the best energy to our neighborhood! Its walkable, bike rider friendly and on a bus route making it super accessible and fun!"

- Joann Tomasula, Marketing and Owner Services Manager

JOAN & JOYCE ZOERB

Neo Gift Studio, gift shop in Buffalo, NY in the Elmwood Village. Home decor, accessories and gifts.

NEO GIFT STUDIO

Neo Gift Studio, noted for it's signature gift wrap, offers a unique blend of gifts for women, men, children and for the home.  


"We love our customers and the camaraderie of the neighborhood!" 

- Joan & Joyce Zoerb, Owners


STEPHANIE ROBB

Turnstyle Designs women's clothing and accessories shop in Buffalo NY in the Elmwood Village

TURNSTYLE DESIGNS

At Turnstyle Designs you will find unique clothing and accessories to fit your lifestyle; from yoga class, the office, or a night on the town.


"We love our customer and neighbors who help make up the unique fiber of the Elmwood Village neighborhood!"

- Stephanie Robb, Owner

BOBBY RABB

Mr Goodbar in Buffalo New York in the Elmwood Village. Serving craft beer and featuring live music.

MR GOODBAR


We are a bar located at the start of the Elmwood Strip that has been in business for 50 years. 


"I love the neighborhood and people in the Elmwood Village."

- Bobby Rabb