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Fried chicken among soul food satisfactions at Margie’s inside the Broadway Market


(By Caitlin Hartney – Polish, Italian and German food are all considered basic food groups in Western New York, but soul food has never gotten its due. Soul food—comprising a variety of dishes and cooking styles whose origins can…
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The 2016/2017 Broadway Market Seasonal Vendor Application Now Available

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Want to set up shop at the historic Broadway Market? The Market is looking for seasonal vendors for 2016-2017 to round out its retail space for the upcoming holiday season. Seasonal Vendors must complete and sign the 2016-2017 application and include the…
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Corpus Christi Church and Saint John Kanty Church Bulletins, 08/14/2016


Here are the latest bulletins from Saint John Kanty and Corpus Christi churches. Each bulletin is in PDF format and click on the church’s name below to view. Saint John Kanty—> WEBSITE: Corpus Christi—> WEBSITE: Support our neighborhood churches!

Reddy Bikeshare is now available at the Broadway Market


Reddy Bikeshare is now available at the Broadway Market. (At corner of Broadway and Gibson) It’s great way to rent a bike and explore Broadway-Fillmore and the rest of Buffalo. To find out more info about Reddy Bikeshare and how…
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Photo Gallery: Saint John Kanty Church – April 2013

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These are a few photos of Saint John Kanty Church taken in April of 2013 right after Easter. Saint John Kanty Church is the third Polish church established in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia. Here is a history of the church from…
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Rooftop Garden Blessing on Saturday, August 13th at the Broadway Market


The Broadway Market Community Roof Garden, established in the Summer of 2010, is a community garden of individual gardeners’ plots. Join the organizers of our rooftop community garden for a Multi-Faith Garden Blessing on Saturday, August 13th at noon. You can meet…
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“Buffalonia” event to Benefit Matt Urban Center


Buffalonia is a celebration of our great city, its heritage and the great work that is accomplished when all members of the community come together to fill a need. This fund-raising event will help support the programs and initiatives offered…
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Come Sketch on the Broadway Market Roof with Urban Sketchers of Buffalo


Urban Sketchers Buffalo is a group of artists of all disciplines and experience levels, making art on location throughout historic and beautiful Buffalo, New York. The Broadway Market sits at the heart of Historic Polonia on Buffalo’s east side, and…
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Photos: Beauty on Broadway by Michael J. Miller

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Broadway Fillmore Alive (BFA) was founded in 2006 by Christopher Byrd, Michele Johnson and Michael Miller. The whole concept to create this website was centered around the idea of promoting and showcasing the positive and beautiful aspects of the neighborhood….
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A Special Tribute to the Felician Sisters at Saint Stan’s on August 14th

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The Felician Sisters will be honored at Saint Stan’s on August 14th. These sisters were part of most of churches East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia for over a hundred years. There last presence was at Saint Stan’s until they were removed…
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Photos: Saint Ann’s and Broadway from Early 1960s and Now

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These are pictures of Saint Ann’s and Broadway from the early 1960s and now. As you can see by the photo from 1960s, this was before a 1964 windstorm that caused the capping of both of Saint Ann’s spires. The…
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Corpus Christi Church is once again looking for Buffalo’s best pierogi


Corpus Christi Church is once again looking for Buffalo’s best pierogi. This historic east side church is hosting its ninth annual Buffalo’s Best Pierogi contest on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:00p.m. Its is open to all amateur cooks and…
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