Category: Retail

  • The Beginning of a New Chapter on Main Street

    The Beginning of a New Chapter on Main Street

    On Tuesday morning, a demolition crew began to bring down the former Fountain Court Motel at 9560 Main Street in Clarence. The razing of the motor inn signifies the beginning of a new era at one of Main Street’s most visible parcels. The clearing of the land is expected to take a few days. Stephen […]

  • The Notorious D.O.G. is most certainly “The Dog Stuff Destination.”

    The Notorious D.O.G. is most certainly “The Dog Stuff Destination.”

    For almost a year, The Notorious D.O.G. at 8625 Main Street has been living up to their promise as “The Dog Stuff Destination.” Owners Laura LaCongo and Jessica Mbugua have created a “must visit” place for canine owners. The store’s wide selection of foods and an even wider selection of dog accessories is a dog […]

  • Small Business Saturday Recap

    Small Business Saturday Recap

    Another Small Business Saturday is in the books. The event, created by American Express in 2010 as a way to recognize the important role that small businesses play in our community, has gained increasing popularity in recent years, and if traffic on our own Main Street in Clarence is any indication, this year’s event was a […]

  • It’s Main Street’s Turn on Saturday

    It’s Main Street’s Turn on Saturday

    The turkey’s been carved, the stuffing eaten, and the pie plates emptied. Thanksgiving is over and soon Black Friday will be too. Say goodbye to the malls and the big-box stores and say hello to the one day of the year where we celebrate all things local – Small Business Saturday. We have a great […]

  • Scenes from this morning’s full opening of Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market

    Scenes from this morning’s full opening of Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market

    Glorious sunny skies greeted the first full opening weekend of the Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market, at 10717 Main Street. There was a steady flow of customers checking out the locally-produced food products, gift items, community organizations and more. The market runs every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through October. Here are some pics from […]

  • Creative Clarence artist hosts art show this Saturday

    Creative Clarence artist hosts art show this Saturday

    This coming Saturday, February 13th, Clarence artist and Main Street muralist, Jeff Perdziak is hosting a day-long art opening at A Frame in Time, 9140 Main Street.  Jeff will be onhand to meet the public from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Jeff is a talented artist with a long list of credentials. He is the […]

  • Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Asa Ransom House

    Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Asa Ransom House

    We’re taking a look at a few of the businesses participating in tomorrow’s Small Business Saturday on Main Street in Clarence. One of Western New York’s gems, the award-winning Asa Ransom House resides at 10529 Main Street in “The Hollow.” Built in 1853, the house serves as a fine dining establishment, gift shop and a […]

  • The planting of great ideas at Bison Nursery

    The planting of great ideas at Bison Nursery

    The first thing that struck me about walking into Bison Nursery, 9000 Main Street, is that it feels like you’re in a beautiful, private garden – not an active garden center. There are serene cobblestone and paved walkways, benches, trellises throughout the facility, making it feel as if you’re strolling through a park. Add in […]

  • Valentine’s Day fun for the kids

    Valentine’s Day fun for the kids

    The creative folks over at Monkey See, Monkey Do Children’s Book Store (9060 Main Street) have two Valentine’s Day weekend activities for the little ones. Besides being a wonderful bookstore for children, teens, and even adults, the shop hosts numerous education-based programs throughout the year. This weekend children can celebrate Valentine’s with some of their […]

  • Main Street Clarence Guide to Valentine’s Day: Cards & Flowers

    Main Street Clarence Guide to Valentine’s Day: Cards & Flowers

    The holidays and January are a distant memory. Now that February has arrived, the next gift giving holiday of Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away.  Discover Main Street Clarence is going to help you with a series of Valentine’s Days blog posts this week that will make you a hero this February 14th.  Supporting […]