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  • The Elmwood Village Association is a hub for community involvement that enhances the unique urban character of our community. Our commercial district is economically healthy, vibrant, walking friendly, clean, safe and sustainable. Residents, businesses, and visitors experience a welcoming attitude and distinct sense of community.
  • The Allentown Association traces its roots to the founding of the North Street Association in 1960, which sought to create an appreciation among neighborhood residents for the architectural treasures that exist on every Allentown street. The organization highlights architecture, entertainment, housing, cultural venues, and more.
  • East Aurora The Village of East Aurora's rich history remains an integral part of its present-day character. Located just 25 miles from downtown Buffalo and 45 minutes from Niagara Falls, East Aurora has been home to interesting individuals, including U.S. President Millard Fillmore and Elbert Hubbard, the Roycroft Arts & Crafts movement and international companies, such as Fisher-Price Toys. A walk down East Aurora's bustling Main Street is, in some ways, a step back in time with a variety of specialty shops, restaurants, churches, municipal buildings, carefully preserved homes, and the nationally recognized Viddlers Five-and-Dime.
  • The Chautauqua Institute is a world renowned arts, education, cultural, and entertainment community open to all visitors. Chautauquans come together every summer to learn, play, worship, talk, be entertained, and be challenged. All this happens here in Western New York (WNY) owing to a long history and consistent mission. It provides an atmosphere in which artists and scholars, young and old, left and right, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, and atheist can explore, exchange, and grow--all unencumbered by the divisiveness found elsewhere, and encouraged by acceptance and a welcoming environment.
  • Ellicottville is a community in the Southern Tier of Western New York that offers a large variety of things to do from skiing, hiking, dining & nightlife; to horseback riding, festivals, shopping, spas, golf, and more! It's a great day trip or a nice place to go for a long weekend.
  • Niagara River Region Whether you are looking to travel to the greater Niagara region for a vacation or just for a weekend getaway, the Niagara River Region has just the thing for you and your family!
  • Toronto, Canada Toronto, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, is the largest of Canada's vibrant urban centers. It is the hub of the nation's commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural life, and is the capital of the Province of Ontario. Only an hour and thirty minute trip, Toronto is a great place to visit for the day or a long weekend!
  • Niagara on the Lake, Canada Its many attractions include historic sites - Fort George and the Historical Society Museum; the Shaw Festival with its three theatres; the marina; its heritage business district for shopping, golf courses, parks and beautiful farmland; agricultural markets; and its world famous Niagara wineries. Come to the many special events held throughout the year! Take a carriage ride through the Old Town, or a jet boat up the Niagara River. A short drive along the scenic Niagara Parkway leads to Queenston Heights and Niagara Falls. Check out the Butterfly Conservatory at the Niagara Parks Commission site. Niagara on the Lake attracts thousands of visitors who stroll the old streets, enjoy the comforts of fine hotels or charming bed and breakfast homes, and dine in many varied restaurants.
  • Western New York Attractions Western New York is a land of great scenic beauty. Most of the dominant features including the Finger Lakes, the spectacular waterfalls, gorges and glens were sculpted by the unique geology of the glaciers. One of the best places to enjoy this beauty is Letchworth State Park, "The Grand Canyon of the East."The many lakes, including the surrounding Great Lakes of Ontario and Erie make Western New York a water wonderland. This web site will provide you with information on the outdoor offerings as well as other attractions found throughout the region.