Buffalo’s East Side By The Numbers!

If Buffalo Is Really Going To Change, We Must Do Something About Our East Side!

Western New York Living

Photo by KEN BELSONPhoto by KEN BELSON / NY Times 

Another Buffalo blogger recently talked about his time going back to Buffalo’s East Side for Dyngus Day, a few weeks back. The blog centered on his return to Buffalo’s East Side after years of being way for some time. He talked about the differences between the hundred thousand plus, parade goers, and the current local residents. It really piqued my interest on something that has bothered me for years.

Broadway MarketThe Broadway Market on Buffalo’s East Side / 1915 when the area held over 200,000 residents!

The perception of the area in the public is deeply ingrained in all of Buffalo’s residents. When we went down to the parade, we noticed the same cultural differences that the earlier blogger had alluded too. There is no doubt that there is a high percentage of African-Americans, in the East Side, but would you be surprised to…

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