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Allentown

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Address: Allen St, Buffalo, NY
Phone Number: 716 881 1024
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Greenwich Village North!!

We had a chance to visit Buffalo last week. Typical Canadian visitors go to the outlet mall or Walden Galleria for shopping. We decided to do something different. On the first... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
HowardB13
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Vaughan, Canada
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Vaughan, Canada
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a chance to visit Buffalo last week. Typical Canadian visitors go to the outlet mall or Walden Galleria for shopping. We decided to do something different. On the first Friday of every month the art galleries on Allen Street (or Allentown) open their doors in the evening. What an experience! There were street musicians and people reciting poetry... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is more artsy than upscale. It is considered a gay neighborhood and there are several great bars in the area for both gay, straight, and mixed crowds. It is an odd mixture of upscale, trendy, and middle class. If you want great local artists, this is the area to look. There is something for every decorating budget.

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Thank AlanBartlett
Gettysburg
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is and has been an entertainment night spot for as long as anyone can remember. Restaurants, bars, dancing all of that and a great street vibe throughout the area.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Ate at the Hardware, very good, nice rooms, ice bar, great wait staff and food was great. Very nice ambience, friendly and professional staff, I will return for sure.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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137 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a local event where the roads are blocked to enable shops of handicrafts and art and fancy jewellery with some latin american music and antiques adding colours to the art fest. This was a very interesting place for roaming around. This happened June 11 and June 12, 2016. I am not sure when it happens again, when it... More 

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Grand Cayman
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138 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

It was a good summer afternoon to stroll in the area. It's busy but definitely has a community character to it. The shops are mainly "local".

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Thank PitonsFan
GRAND ISLAND
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385 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

sort of the "soho" side of the Elmwood village (see other review), this area has loosened up quite a bit with the elimination of one-way driving, make it accessible from all directions... not a LOT of shops, but active nightlife, too active for some, particularly as the hours get larger, then wee small

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Rochester, New York
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169 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Such a pretty area. Love to look at all the buildings. Would love to live in this area. We visit every June for the Allentown Art Festival. They have some beautiful quality art to see.

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Thank NewYorker003
Toronto
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Trendy, hipsterish part of Buffalo. Some interesting bars and nightlife. Nice, historic residential side streets. Reminded me a little of Toronto's West Queen West areas.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

There are all sorts of restaurants , galleries and boutiques, kind of like Greenwich Village...and right nearby is the Elmwood Village a block apart.

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