Author Archive: Darren Cotton

Bailey Avenue Sees Major Investments Thanks to Better on Bailey Initiative

The University District Community Development Association‘s (UDCDA) “Better on Bailey” grant program is moving full steam ahead, assisting half a dozen property owners on Bailey Avenue with targeted facade improvements and building renovations. Participants in the initiative include many longstanding Bailey Avenue…
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The UDCDA Welcomes New Community Development Coordinator

After an extremely long and difficult selection process, we’re excited to welcome Stephanie Bucalo to the UDCDA staff as the Community Development Coordinator! The newly created position will continue to support the UDCDA’s economic and community development work, including a focus…
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Can You Hear Me Now? Before They’re Famous: A Teen Showcase

Buffalo, N.Y. – Buffalo teens will be presenting original work in a showcase performance, called Can You Hear Me Now? Before They’re Famous, on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shea’s Smith Theater, 658 Main Street.  Young artists…
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Honoring the Past and Celebrating a Diverse Future

University District Councilmember Rasheed N.C. Wyatt Launches Kensington-Bailey Historical Committee    Inspired by the legacy the Kensington-Bailey area played in the growth and development of Buffalo and the American experience, University District Councilmember Rasheed N.C. Wyatt has announced the creation of…
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Join the Team at UDCDA – Community Development Coordinator Position Now Open!

We’re thrilled to announce that the team at UDCDA is growing! Thanks to the support of LISC Buffalo, the Housing & Community Development Department is welcoming the new position of Community Development Coordinator. The Community Development Coordinator will work with…
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