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Medaille College on Monday officially confirmed that it will be the anchor tenant of the planned new $4 million athletic complex that is now being developed by developer Jon M. Williams at the former Buffalo Color site on Elk and Lee streets in Buffalo. The new facility, dubbed the Medaille Sports Complex at Buffalo Color Park, will become the school's home field for pr…

Buffalo

The Common Council next week will review a plan by a Buffalo developer to create a new adult sports complex near the Buffalo River, providing a home for various team sports and a place for adults to get some recreation in the city. Jon Williams' South Buffalo Development LLC is working on a proposal for a Downtown Sports Center on 15.8 acres along Elk Street. That's …

Buffalo

Michael Damico has dreamed for years of having a place in the city of Buffalo where adults could go for recreation, and to play some team sports. Now, the sports promoter and league organizer is about to make that happen. After nearly 20 years of coordinating football, soccer, softball and kickball games at various fields scattered through the city, Damico is leading…

Buffalo

The developer behind the conversion of the former Schoellkopf Connector and Power House buildings into a new mixed-use complex now has a new goal: introduce soccer fields to the mix. Businessman Jon Williams is working to redevelop the 21.7-acre industrial site at the corner of Elk and Lee streets, near the Buffalo River, into a blend of office, residential and industri…

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Buffalo alternative weekly Artvoice is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend, with a major multi-media party at a long-overlooked site. Artvoice’s “A Quarter in the Nickel City” will take place on Saturday at 1037 South Park Ave.. The site is the former home of Buffalo Color, a denim-dying facility that has stood unused for longer than Artvoice has existed.The part…