Tag: Gregory Witul

Am-Pol Eagle: Wojda’s pickle empire started in a back room barrel

(By Gregory Witul – Babcia’s Closet) We are now well into Lent and while I love getting a fish fry

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Am-Pol Eagle: A lot has changed over the years, but they still pump gas at 1225 Broadway

(by Gregory Witul) After an East-Buffalonian drove his or her car off the lot at Lipowicz Motor Co. on Fillmore

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Am-Pol Eagle: 166 Stanislaus – a hub of activity on a busy street that had it all

(by Gregory Witul) While Broadway and Fillmore are the backbones of the Broadway-Fillmore Historic District, there is a tiny sliver

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AM-POL Eagle: Rykaczewski’s bottling works battled theft, the Great Depression and fire

(by Gregory Witul, Babcia’s Closet ) If Polonia had only one uniting symbol it would be the white eagle. The

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AM-POL Eagle: Location helped Liberty Florist bloom

(by Gregory Witul, Babcia’s Closet) Summertime is wedding season and that means buying dresses, renting suits, figuring out seating charts, debating

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Babcia’s Closet: Markiewicz was one of many females running local gin mills

(by Gregory Witul) When people think of East Side gin mills in Buffalo, most people think of them as the men’s

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AM-POL Eagle: Babcia’s Closet, Casimir Pulaski Post served many purposes for many veterans

(by Gregory Witul) I was recently informed that I have been using coasters “backwards” my entire life. This according to

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AM-POL Eagle: Walter’s Tavern – one of many – was a hub of activity

(by Gregory Witul, Babcia’s Closet) Polonia has had a number of Walter’s Taverns in its 163 year history. Walter Mentel

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AM-POL Eagle: Walkowiak’s wine was popular on Broadway in early 1900s

(by Gregory Witul • AM-POL Eagle) My friend Mary Lou stopped by the Am-Pol Eagle offices just before Easter with a

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AM-POL Eagle: The Polish Village was the hub for East Side “villagers”

(by Gregory Witul) The Easter season is full of wonderful traditions, from shopping at the Broadway Market, to visiting seven churches

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