Keep Amherst Weird? After 200 Years, Town Wants a Slogan

June 15, 2018
The interchange where the I-290 Youngmann Expressway meets the I-90 main line Thruway in Amherst, pictured on Thursday, July 10, 2014. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

You’ve come a long way, Amherst?

Keep Amherst weird?

Amherst: For real?

After 200 years, the region’s largest suburb wants an official slogan.

There’s plenty of fodder for a memorable motto. This is, after all, the town known for gridlock at the Big Blue Water Tower, top-rated schools, sprawling office parks, crowded retail corridors, the historic Williamsville water mill and go-go development fueled by tax breaks.

Start crafting an entry now, because the town will hold a contest to pick the winner as part of its bicentennial celebration.
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2 Responses to “Keep Amherst Weird? After 200 Years, Town Wants a Slogan”

  1. Marie says:

    How about the following for “real?”

    AMHERST-A DEVELOPER’S PLAYGROUND WHERE EVERYTHING IS FOR SALE

  2. JOE D. says:

    AMHERST…WHERE THE PRIORITY IS PROPERTY RE-ASSESSMENT