Alive Businesses

After a devastating fire, the Market Bar is looking for help

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If you haven’t heard, the Market Bar suffered a horrible and damaging fire a couple of days ago. The bar has become a music hot-spot in the neighborhood after reopening under a new owner in 2014. The bar is located…
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Polka, Piwo, and Pierogi at the Broadway Market on January 16th


The Broadway Market will celebrate National Polka Month with the Polka, Piwo (Beer), and Pierogi event on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Craft Piwo (beer) tastings by the Friends of the Broadway Market Polka music by the New Direction band Pierogi served…
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Annual Polka Christmas Afternoon at Arty’s Grill on Saturday


Always a very special day in the East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia..the annual Polka Christmas afternoon at Arty’s Grill is this Saturday, December 19th @ 2pm. Come early and join Buffalo’s finest polka musicians for kolędy, polkas and cheer! Arty’s Grill…
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Holiday Train Show at the Broadway Market this weekend


The Broadway Market’s annual holiday train show is this weekend. The show runs on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00am-4:00pm both days. It will feature a lot of train related vendors in addition to the classic and holiday stands at Market….
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Video: The Broadway Market in 60 Seconds

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This is great little video about the Broadway Market done by Promoting Buffalo on Facebook. It really capture everything that is still great about 999 Broadway. Come visit the Market during the Christmas season!  

The Holidays at the Market started with the arrival of Santa


Click on images for full view—> The joy of Christmastime, for many of us, is fashioned around family traditions. For many who frequent the Broadway Market, those traditions include outstanding delicious foods, ranging from sausages to confections – all part…
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AM-POL Eagle: The rise and fall of Spolka reflected changing times

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(by Gregory Witul • Wed, Dec 03, 2014) Buffalo’s East Side has been home to a number of great men’s shops. All along Broadway men could stop at Posmantur’s, D & L Clothing, or even Mel’s $9.99 Clothes, but for generations…
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Photos: Polonia welcomes the new Polish Villa food truck to the scene

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Buffalo’s newest food truck is Polish. And like most things Polish in Western New York, the Polish Villa’s food truck has roots in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia. “My family got into this business back in the 50’s when my grandfather opened…
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Broadway Market Wine Festival this coming Friday and Saturday


Do you want to get a jump on some early holiday shopping or pick up some great local wine for Thanksgiving? The Broadway Market’s annual wine festival is this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 20 & 21)  from 10am-4pm both days….
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The Soul of Buffalo and The Broadway Market


Colin Dabkowski wrote a cool column called Don’t turn the ‘New Buffalo’ into the old suburb in the Buffalo News today. Click here to view–> From the column: Our city, any city, should be a space for innovation, for idiosyncrasy, for the…
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Interview: Ty Reynolds of Mazurek’s Bakery on opening in the Broadway Market


Mazurek’s Bakery, located at 543 South Park Avenue and established in 1933, is a First Ward treasure. The last of the Mazureks retired in 2012, but Ty Reynolds and Nick Smith took over the business and kept the rolling pins rolling. Fast…
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Trick or Treat at the Broadway Market on Saturday


Things are going to be SPOOKtacular at the Broadway Market on Saturday. The market is hosting its annual Halloween Costume Contest and Parade along with trick or treating. Here is the schedule: Costume Contest sign up – 11:00 am –…
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