Business

Brushing Up Buffalo

Local entrepreneurs are beautifying homes in Buffalo one stroke at a time

By Christine Hill

Where in Western New York can you get “Chocolate Therapy,”  “Al Green,” and “Red Stiletto,”...for your walls? At one of the area’s newest local businesses, C2 paint retailer Evanhill Paint.  Founded by Tom Hill Jr. and Sr., Evanhill offers a unique approach in the paint industry that has sparked interest in the local design community of Western New York. 

     The father and son started on their own in the paint industry over 10 years ago when Tom Hill Sr. was laid off from Pratt and Lambert, formerly headquartered in Buffalo.  In the late ‘90s, a buyout took P & L outside of Western New York, and Hill Sr., a former VP and innovative chemist, was inspired to re-invent the industry. He wanted to support the independent merchant in a READ MORE...