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Photos: Pączki Day at the Broadway Market

Pączki Day at the Market

I love Pączki Day for two reasons. One, I love pączki. Two, we are heading into Lent and the Easter season. It’s a time when the neighborhood and the market receive a lot of attention. From now until Dyngus Day,…
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2011 Photos: Adventures at MLK Park — the Greenhouse


These photos were posted on Facebook on 01/27/2011. I was reminded of them today via Facebook’s memories feature that gives you a glimpse of old posts shared on the same day over the years. I like it. Here is the…
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Photos and Video: Buffalo Mass Mob XIV @ Saint Luke’s Mission of Mercy

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Saint Luke’s Mission of Mercy is not only the caretaker of one of Buffalo’s beautiful historic churches. The mission is also a caretaker of people on Buffalo’s east side. This is what made Buffalo Mass Mob XIV at Saint Luke’s…
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Photos: Christmas Eve Mass & Children’s Pageant @ Saint Adalbert Basilica

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Saint Adalbert Basilica had a crowd of around 500 people show up for their annual Christmas Eve Mass. The basilica only has a handful of Masses each year. Each time a Mass is celebrated there, people come from near and far…
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Photos: Kolęda & Opłatek @ Corpus Christi Church January 3, 2016

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Here is a set of photos from Kolęda & Opłatek at Corpus Christ Church in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia on Sunday, January 3rd, 2016. The event featured traditional Polish folk music by Canada’s Ludowa Nuta based in Hamilton, Ontario. Click on images…
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Photo: 1948 Air Force Flyover Near Buffalo Central Terminal


Bill Blake, local good guy and BFA friend, always passes along some great photo finds of the neighborhood as he cruises around the internet. This time he found a 1948 photo from the Courier-Express featuring planes from the Niagara Falls Air…
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Photos: Blessing of the bust of St. Paul the First Hermit at Corpus Christi


A newly carved head of St. Paul the First Hermit, the Patron of the Pauline Fathers, who serve at Corpus Christi Church, was installed, and blessed by Fr. Mikołaj Socha, Provincial of the USA Province of the Pauline Fathers. The…
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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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Photos: Santa arrived at the Broadway Market on Saturday

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The Broadway Market’s holiday season kicked off on Saturday with the arrival of Santa Claus. The Holidays at the Market continues through Christmas at 999 Broadway. A full schedule of holiday events can be found on the Market’s website by…
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VIDEO: Christmas Parade on Broadway in Buffalo from 1950s

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The old Christmas parades on Broadway in East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia used to help usher in the the holiday season at a time when the neighborhood had a commercial district second only to downtown Buffalo’s retail. The video is shot…
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Photos: Saint Adalbert Basilica’s Mass of Remembrance held on 11/07/2015

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I will continue to say this because it is important to hear…Saint Adalbert Basilica needs to have more than just a a handful of Masses held at it each year. This is one of the neighborhood’s signature churches and a…
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