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Central Terminal Restoration Corp. announces $250,000 in electrical upgrades

The Central Terminal Restoration Corp. has announced $250,000 in funding from Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, earmarked specifically for electrical upgrades at the storied Buffalo Central Terminal. This project marks the second time the Assemblywoman has secured capital dollars for repairs for…
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Benefit for Saint Ann Church and Shrine, Saturday May 20th

Benefit for Saint Ann Church and Shrine Lake Erie Italian Club 3200 South Park Avenue Saturday, May 20, 2017 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM (directions) Quizmaster, Dennis George Delicious Hot Lunch Buffet 1:30 until 3:00 by Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant Soft…
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Dyngus Day returns to the Central Terminal

It’s great to see a Dyngus Day party back at the Central Terminal this year. Dyngus Day at the Central Terminal, April 17 from 5 PM to 11 PM. Music from Those Idiots. Performances by the Polish Heritage Dancers. Traditional…
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Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra Concert at Saint John Kanty on Sunday, April 30th

Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra, in their 44th season of performing, will present a concert featuring classical music set in the splendor of historic Saint John Kanty Roman Catholic Church, this year celebrating 125 years as a parish. Marylouise Nana…
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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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