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Elmwood Strip in Buffalo is an eccentric bohemian neighborhood dotted with a variety of cafes, antique shops, bookstores, nightclubs, unique restaraunts, art galleries, and shops that are frequented by both Buffalo residents as well as students attending nearby Buffalo State. Since it is Buffalo, there are also a ton of bars. Along the strip, chain stores are rare, and you are certain to find something unique when shopping on Elmwood Strip in Buffalo. The mile-long strip as well as many of the roads crossing Elmwood are lined with gorgeous Victorian houses and buildings, many of which still boast their original leaded glass windows and wooden embellishments.
Writer Greg Ames thought that "Elmwood Avenue was the coolest and most interesting place in the world.? He went to school at Buffalo State, and spent a lot of time people watching on Elmwood Road. He recently published the book ?Buffalo Lockjaw,? which is all about the eccentricity of the young people who have made Elmwood their home and given Elmwood Strip in Buffalo a unique reputation for over fifty years. So if you are visting Buffalo and are looking for the hip part of town, head straight to the Elmwood Strip, where eclecticism reigns supreme!