With the Borders at Quaker Crossing progressing right along, today comes this announcement of Barnes & Noble building a new store at the McKinley Mall. The proclaimed world's largest bookseller will open its first Southtowns store sometime in 2007, officials confirmed Wednesday. It was also noted that it will be the only Barnes & Noble… Continue reading Bookstores everywhere
The Sun's editorial this week echoes my viewpoint from a month ago on the Foit's property. Hamburg's known as the town that friendship built and most folks outside of the town say Hamburg definitely is a "pro-business" community. But when it comes to an issue involving a Hamburg business owner and a prime piece of… Continue reading The Sun agrees on Foit’s
As I sat in the Comprehensive Plan meeting earlier this week, discussions touched on subjects such as what makes Hamburg unique from other Western New York towns, and how do we draw people in to bring in income from non-residents. Immediately, my thoughts turned to the waterfront. Having a waterfront is an instant advantage over… Continue reading Hamburg wants to Overlook a source of revenue
Tonight, Amanda and I attended the Town of Hamburg's first public meeting on the update of it's Comprehensive Plan. This plan, adopted in 1997, is the long term "master plan" for the town. The plan was meant to be revisited every five to ten years, and the Hamburg Town Board initiated this review to address… Continue reading Town of Hamburg Comprehensive Plan Update
Here's something I never expected to see on a Sunday morning - a Town of Hamburg crew out picking up branches! Nice work, guys!