Latest BFA Posts

Broadway-Fillmore Photos

This past weekend a group of Broadway-Fillmore Alive members had the opportunity to visit the former Sears/Department of Labor building.  The roof provided an excellent vantage point to snap a series of photos of the Broadway/Fillmore area. In the near…
Read more

St. Stanislaus School Open House

As part of our recruitment for new registrations in preparation for our next school year, St. Stanislaus School will conduct an Open House on Sunday, February 19, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Parishioners, visitors and guests are welcome to have…
Read more

Michele Johnson Podcast Interview on

Michele “That East Side Gal” Johnson interview…  Michele talks about the East Side, Broadway-Fillmore Alive, Buffalo Housing Court Judge Nowak and some other things about Buffalo. Michele is an activist that not only talks a good game but gets her hands dirty in…
Read more

Finding Treasures from the Terminal

Photo by Cynthia Schwartz (taken at Cafe Deco – Hong Kong) 2005 was a milestone year for the Central Terminal’s restoration effort. M&T Bank graciously donated $25,000 to purchase the original four-faced cast iron clock that once stood prominently in the…
Read more

Tune into Polkas at the Broadway Market Website…

If you should happen to be in a Polka state of mind, the Broadway Market has Polka music running on its website.  Look at it this way, you can start warming up for Dyngus Day.


Broadway-Fillmore press release sent out today Click to view press release

A new day is dawning on the East Side

Today I was checking on some houses in the district and I stopped by to see my friend Miss Cora. She has lived on Rother for about 10 years and loves her street.I asked her if she could live anywhere…
Read more

Arrival: 2006 Destination: Buffalo Central Terminal

Thousands of people will once again fill the grand main concourse this upcoming season, and Buffalo’s favorite all-volunteer preservation project busily prepares for this exciting line-up of events:

Clark Kent, Superman and the Goo Goo Dolls

This is something you may or may not know.  If you do, well this is old news.  If you don’t, this is news to you. Johnny Rzeznik of Goo Goo Dolls fame grew up in the Broadway-Fillmore area.  What you…
Read more


The “Clothes Closet,” located on the second floor of the Kolbe Center, is now open Friday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Visitors, volunteers and donations are welcome!  (896-1050 for more info)

Miracle on Lombard St

The Lombard St block club doesnt have the ordinary issues to contend with that most city block clubs do, They deal with much bigger issues than a noisy neighbor complaint or cars parked illegally, they deal with issues of poverty,…
Read more


Inspired by the loathsome condition of the historic yet neglected Buffalo Central Terminal, Greg Wojda, a longtime cog in the local music scene, spearheaded a remarkable charity album in “Bring it Back to Life,” a compilation of 16 original bands…
Read more