When it comes to Buffalo’s nightlife, variety is the name of the game. From quaint pubs and cozy coffeehouses to stylish dance clubs and eclectic live-music joints, you’re sure to find a scene that suits your style.
Much of Buffalo’s nightlife is centered in several distinct districts. The Chippewa Strip in the heart of the city is a hub of bars, dance clubs, restaurants and coffee shops.
Allentown and the Elmwood Village are artsy neighborhoods brimming with hip meeting places and eclectic restaurants. In North Buffalo, Hertel Avenue features plenty of pubs, as well as an art house movie theater that draws a faithful crowd.
The cluster of clubs and eateries in University Heights, adjacent to UB’s South Campus, is another popular destination.
Within 90 miles of Buffalo, there are more than 650 life sciences companies, many of which collaborate with local research and academic institutions in a variety of industries, ranging from medical devices and biomedical informatics to drug development and biotechnology. These include more than 160 biomedical firms in the Buffalo Niagara region that employ more than 6,000 people.
The Buffalo Niagara region has nearly 1,000 life sciences graduates each year, plus tremendous academic and research talent in the neighboring areas of Rochester and Syracuse, New York and Toronto and Southern Ontario.