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Want to see a train station return to the Central Terminal, DO THIS NOW

If you haven’t heard, after last night’s public meeting at the Buffalo Museum of Science, the momentum for a new Buffalo train station seems to be heading in the direction of a downtown/Canal Side location. Here are link to two…
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The New Amtrak Station needs to be at the Buffalo Central Terminal

Brian Higgins stood up for the East Side and the Central Terminal in the Buffalo News yesterday. From the Buffalo News: Buffalo is about to make a “big, big mistake” by recommending a new rail station for Canalside, Rep. Brian…
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UPDATED: Public Meeting on Buffalo Train Station Tuesday, March 21

UPDATED – 03/06/2017 New date for public Amtrak Station Meeting. Tues. March 21, 2017 – 5:00-7:00PM A Public Open House at the Buffalo Museum of Science on March 21st from 5-7PM. See attached flyer… Parsons Brinckerhoff has created the agenda:…
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Photos: A. Szelagowski & Son Wholesale Sausage at 143-49 Mohr Avenue

It’s really cool to see how this building looked in the past when it was A. Szelagowski & Son Wholesale Sausage, aka Shelly Brand Meat Products. I grew up right around the corner on Ashley Street, and the building was…
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What’s Going on with the former Transfiguration Church

Yesterday, Andrew Gołębiowski posted a photo on Facebook of a contracting crew outside of the former Transfiguration church on Sycamore Street. It looked like the workers were prepping for demolition. This photo and others were shared around Facebook, which led to…
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Want to support the Broadway Fillmore area? Bring your friends to visit!

Happy New Year to you all! I suppose I should apologize for my long hiatus from Broadway Fillmore Alive, which has been accompanied by a long hiatus from Buffalo. After my last post (in May 2016) I spent the summer…
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All Aboard! Support New Amtrak Station at Buffalo Central Terminal

A Facebook page and website have been setup to support efforts to bring the city’s new Amtrak station to the Buffalo Central Terminal. It’s all under the umbrella of a campaign called All Aboard. From the campaign’s website: In light…
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Congressman Brian Higgins Makes the Case for the Buffalo Central Terminal

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) issued a letter to the Lead Facilitator and fellow members of the ad-hoc committee on the location of Buffalo’s new intercity passenger rail station laying out the argument for Western New York’s new Amtrak station to…
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Part II: What Lies Beneath 897 Broadway

If you have been following BFA long enough, you probably remember a post on 897 Broadway from 2012. Here it is. What Lies Beneath 897 Broadway Author: Christopher Byrd 20 February, 2012 3 Comments (click on images for full view)…
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Great News, 1021 Broadway Gets a Boost With Jericho Road

This is really great news for the Broadway-Fillmore business district and the neighborhood. On Friday, October 21, 2016, a long-time supporter, acting on behalf of Jericho Road Community Health Center, acquired a 110,618-square-foot, four-story building at 1021 Broadway, the former…
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Sign this petition to help bring trains back to Buffalo’s Central Terminal

Part of making the Buffalo Central Terminal the old/new home for a train station in Buffalo is going to be the general public’s ability to make some noise in supporting the terminal as the location. An easy way to start…
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WBEN: Central Terminal Early Favorite for New Train Station Location

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) – A day after Governor Cuomo said the State would pay for a feasibility study on the location of a new Buffalo train station, but only if a decision is made within six months, there already appears…
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