Author: discovermain

  • Market Rides Debuts at Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market

    Market Rides Debuts at Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market

    Grass roots efforts by cyclists are paying off in Clarence. If you want a measure of how bike-friendly our Main Street and Town has become, look no further than the Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market. Today marked the season opening of New York’s first Rails-to-trails Farmers’ Market, and Discover Main street was on hand for the […]

  • Progress Underway On Vision for Clarence Main Street

    Progress Underway On Vision for Clarence Main Street

    It’s springtime for Main Street. Like the weather, it’s been a bit uneven sometimes, but there have been periods of warmth and glorious sunshine in the development of the Town of Clarence’s signature commercial thoroughfare. Sure there remain obstacles to overcome (continued public investment in sewers and infrastructure can only be put off for so […]

  • Bike-Friendly Activities Blossom In 2019

    Bike-Friendly Activities Blossom In 2019

    From the very first Discover Main Street Fun Ride, to striping of bike lanes on the western end of Main Street, a key component of rebirth of Clarence’s Main Street has always been creating a bike-friendly space. Now, five years after the Town, community groups and the Clarence Chamber of Commerce came together to focus […]

  • Judy Hodge Opens April 6th at Canvas

    Judy Hodge Opens April 6th at Canvas

    Canvas Salon and Gallery (9520 Main Street) presents The Artwork of Judy Hodge on April 6th from 6pm – 8:30pm. This impressionistic series evokes the sensibilities of artists like Van Gogh with beautiful movement and color reflective of familiar landscapes. “I feel the constant movement that seethes under stillness. I try to capture a moment, […]

  • Record Warmth Makes Short Work of Main Street Snows

    Record Warmth Makes Short Work of Main Street Snows

    What a difference a few days can make! Last Wednesday, we were out documenting a few Main Street Clarence businesses (Like Arthur’s Executive Cleaner’s, pictured above) that remained open despite the record -3 degree cold. Today – just five short days later – record high 58 degree temps had (mostly) melted nearly two feet of […]

  • Lions Pancake Breakfast This Sunday

    Lions Pancake Breakfast This Sunday

    The cold weather is behind us for the moment. Temps will be in the 40’s by 8am Sunday when the The Clarence Lions Club opens the doors to its annual pancake breakfast at the Town Park Clubhouse (10405 Main Street). Tickets are $10, for adults and $6 for kids from 5-10. Younger children are free. […]

  • Plenty of Winter for This Year’s Winterfest

    Plenty of Winter for This Year’s Winterfest

    When you’re hosting an outdoor event, only thing you can be sure about with the weather is that you just can’t predict it. That’s especially true of Winterfest, being held Sunday from 11-4 at the Clarence Town Park (10405 Main Street), where features like ice skating and the sledding hill depend on the cold and […]

  • A DISTANT VOICE Opens Saturday At Canvas

    A DISTANT VOICE Opens Saturday At Canvas

    Canvas Salon and Gallery presents A DISTANT VOICE by Fine Art Photographer, Michael Mandolfo on Saturday January 26th from 6pm – 8:00pm at Canvas Salon & Gallery located at 9520 Main Street in the Willow Square Plaza (corner of Main and Goodrich). A key component of the A DISTANT VOICE collection are a number of […]

  • Goodrich Rally Shows Why Shopping Small Is A Big Idea

    Goodrich Rally Shows Why Shopping Small Is A Big Idea

    For the fifth year in a row, Goodrich Coffee & Tea (9450 Main Street) owner Richard Budde opened his doors and gave away free coffee to all comers. Once again, a steady stream of shoppers poured into the independent coffee shop he’s run from this corner of Central Main since 2008. Small Business Saturday in […]

  • Start Small Business Saturday With FREE Goodrich Coffee

    Start Small Business Saturday With FREE Goodrich Coffee

    It’s that time of year again. Saturday November 24th is Small Business Saturday, and once again Richard Budde of Goodrich Coffee & Tea (9450 Main Street) is giving back to the Main Street community that’s helped his business grow.  Goodrich Coffee is giving away FREE coffee from 10-11am, and will be holding a drawing for […]