PORCHTOBERFEST ON THE ELMWOOD STRIP OCTOBER 16, 2021
We are a unique group from various backgrounds that share the common goal of giving our clients great service and a fulfilling experience.
"We appreciate the community and vibe on Elmwood and love being a contributor to the culture here!"
Ten Thousand Villages bridges the local and global artisans. As a global maker‑to‑market movement we break the cycle of generational poverty and ignite social change. Our store is a nonprofit run by a local board of directors and with a volunteer based staff.
"We are so happy to be a part of the Elmwood Village! Our neighbors are all truly amazing, and our shoppers are even better! You won’t regret planning a trip to the Elmwood Strip!" Claire Werynski, Manager
At Overwinter you will find locally roasted coffee, by us, with a focus on single origin coffees. Alongside pastries from local bakery’s. We want to bring amazing coffee to everyone!
" We love the sense of community in the Elmwood Village, we were welcomed to the village with open arms & we love building relationships with our neighbors and customers."
Sydney Leshney, Manager
Half & Half Boutique is a women's and lifestyle clothing boutique. We are a family owned business with a heavy focus on women working together to reinvest in Buffalo and our community. Our team believes that style isn't just what you wear; it's what you do and how you show up for your community.
"I love the sense of community and how we work together to build a great neighborhood."
Kilby Bronstein, Co-Owner
Charlie the Butcher's Carvery is "good food fast". We strive to give you the best fresh seasonal veggies to pair with our signature meats and consistently great service.
"I love the Elmwood Village for its sense of community and diversity."
Tony Miranda, Manager
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
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 , Co-owner
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
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
Lumpy Buttons sells original handmade felt crafts in addition to gifts, craft supplies and craft kits.
"I love the energy in the Elmwood Village. There is so much positivity and the community is very kind." -Esther Neisen, owner
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
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
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, owner
Thin Ice supports over 250 local artists, selling locally handcrafted, one of a kind jewelry, gifts and home decor in the heart of the Elmwood Village.
"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