The largest city in New York State's Niagara Frontier, Buffalo is a city full of surprises. Though Buffalo is sometimes the butt of jokes about chicken wings, its long-suffering sports teams, and the mountains of snow under which it is supposedly buried each …
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Sure, for now the Elmwood Village is Buffalo's premier neighborhood for fine dining and cute urban boutiques; Allentown is where …
Perhaps North Buffalo doesn't have the immediate cachet of other parts of the city.
Buffalo is movin' on up these days: downtown has luxury hotels and condos aplenty, the Elmwood Village has high-end specialty shops, even the West Side sports a vibrant multiethnic pastiche with exotic food markets, restaurants, and artists.
Buffalo's Elmwood Village is aptly named: it is a delightful combination of the best aspects of urban life—world-class cultural institutions, fine dining, vibrant yet laid-back nightlife, and crowds and bustle—with the friendliness and charm of a small village.
Downtown has been the nucleus of Buffalo since its foundation; over two centuries later, it retains its central importance in the Niagara Frontier both geographically and commercially.
Allentown and the Delaware District are two neighborhoods in Buffalo that are located adjacent to each other and north of downtown.