Tag Archive: Buffalo

Finding Another Zawadzki: 1334 Broadway

There has always been something about 1334 Broadway that has attracted my attention. Part of it is that the former Club Romway was where my parents would hang out in the 1970s and 1980s on some Saturday nights for country…
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Photo: President Kennedy at Neighborhood’s Pulaski Day Parade – 10/14/1962

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(click on image for full view) On October 14, 1962, President John F. Kennedy participated in the neighborhood’s annual Pulaski Day Parade. Over 200000 people lined Broadway as the President Kennedy made his way through East Buffalo’s Historic Polonia on…
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Video: Bison Distillery Coming Alive

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[fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1586862848226585&fref=nf/” width=”550″/] A word that is thrown around on Broadway Fillmore Alive (BFA) a lot is ALIVE. The word is at the core of what BFA wanted to accomplish back when it started in 2006…giving a glimpse into East…
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The Bells of Corpus Christi Church from Bison Distillery

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[fb_embed_post href=”https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1584678471778356&set=vb.1486991464880391&type=2&theater/” width=”560″/] Here is a little video from the fine folks bringing the old Chudy Paper building back to life on Lombard Street. For anyone who grew up in the neighborhood or still lives there now, church bells were…
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Buffalo Business First: Sale price dropped on vacant 950 Broadway


(By James Fink – Buffalo Business First)  In an effort to land a buyer, the price tag on the former Eckhardt’s/Kobacker’s Department Store — a real estate anchor in the Broadway-Fillmore District — has been reduced. The owners of the…
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Video: Old Urban Funeral Home at 188 Clark Street Demolished Last Night

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Post by Bison Distillery. One of the owners of the new Bison Distillery on Lombard Street shot a quick video last night of the old Urban Funeral Home at 188 Clark Street being demolished at night. It is weird that this…
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Mayor Byron W. Brown thanked Mother Nature for the subfreezing temperatures and opened the Martin Luther King, Jr. Park Ice Rink on Friday, January 9, 2015. “It’s great to see so many city residents and visitors enjoy the ice rink at…
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The Central Terminal is a Challenge and it’s Time Local Leaders Accepted the Challenge

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Yesterday, WGRZ did a story on the Central Terminal and the challenges it faces. When I saw the story, I have to admit, it made me angry because I didn’t think it captured what has gone on at the Terminal…
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Tomorrow is Today, at Market Bar

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This weekend I ventured outside of Kaisertown and attended the soft opening of The Market Bar located at 232 Gibson Ave- right across from the Broadway Market in the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood on the East side. The bar is seated 2.83…
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Fire Prevention & Safety Open House at Engine 22 on Thursday


The Buffalo Fire Department invites you to a Fire Prevention and Safety Open House at Engine 22, 1528 Broadway on Thursday, October 9th from 6-7:30pm. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighborhood firefighters and to get some tips on…
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