Development

The latest development news from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

Demolition crews raze the former Famous Dave's restaurant at 1753 Walden Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Former Famous Dave’s restaurant demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA - The project to turn the former Famous Dave's restaurant into a Chick-fil-A is progressing.Demolition crews razed the building at 1753 Walden Avenue...
The vacant Dunkin' Donuts location at 3497 Union Road will soon reopen as Popeyes.

Popeyes chicken to open Cheektowaga location in July

CHEEKTOWAGA - A downstate restaurant group is renovating a vacant Dunkin' Donuts location on Union Road to for its fourth Popeyes Louisiana Chicken location in...
Life Storage at 3154 Union Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Union Road Life Storage proposes three-story new build

CHEEKTOWAGA - Life Storage at 3154 Union Road has petitioned the town seeking permission to modify their site to improve their business.Timothy MacVittie of Life...
The Garden Village Plaza seen on February 22, 2017, will soon be demolished to make way for a 355,000 sq ft. warehouse and distribution complex. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Transformation for Cheektowaga’s Garden Village Plaza

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Work to transform the old Garden Village Plaza site into a warehouse and distribution complex will begin soon after the Erie...
The former Garden Village Plaza seen on February 22, 2017, will be redeveloped as part of a new 355,000 sq ft. warehouse and distribution complex. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rats a concern of Garden Village Plaza neighbors

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Neighbors surrounding the Garden Village Plaza have growing concerns that they will face an influx in rats once demolition work begins...
In this file photo, Doyle firefighters fight a grass fire along the portion of Mansion Street that businessman Bernard Dipizio wants to acquire from the Town of Cheektowaga.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dipizio asks to takeover a town street while having $275k in tax arrears

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Board is not moving forward with a local businessman's request to have the town transfer a portion of Mansion...
Moe’s Southwest Grill opened its newest location on Union Road on April 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Moe’s opens on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The newest Moe’s Southwestern Grill location in Western New York opened in Cheektowaga Thursday morning and the first 50 people received...

Chick-fil-A eyes a fall opening for Cheektowaga location

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chick-fil-A says their Cheektowaga location won't be open until late this year.The company says in a statement that they don't have an...
Gary Smith of Parrone Engineering explains the DePaul Properties project to the Cheektowaga Town Board. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DePaul Properties project expected to get the green light

CHEEKTOWAGA - The project by DePaul Properties to erect 95 new apartments on Old Union Road is expected to move forward following a public...
Construction work is underway on the new Moe's Southwest Grill on Union Road. February 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Moe’s Southwest Grill sets grand opening date

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - After months of construction - we are less than a month away from the opening of the new Moe's Southwest Grill on...