Archive | March, 2015

What is Dyngus Day you ask? Let me tell you!

The Monday after Easter Sunday is typically a post-Lenten party held by many people of Polish decent. Śmigus-Dyngus (also known as lany poniedziałek, meaning “Wet Monday”) is commonly celebrated on that Monday in Poland and in many heavily Polish communities in America. Buffalo commonly has a Dyngus Day Celebration that is one of, if not the largest, in […]

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Everyone Calm Down…….. Tanking Is Nothing New To Buffalo!

The year was 1968; the Bills were the worst team in football after winning back to back AFL championships in 1964 and 1965 and losing to the Chiefs in the 1966 championship game. The league was going through a transition as the AFL and NFL agreed to merge in 1966. The merger wouldn’t be officially […]

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To The Victor Goes No Spoils

There comes a time in every man’s life where he witnesses the fall of the institutions he’s always believed in. Call it a crisis of faith, if you will. For me, the first was Star Wars. While I understand that Episode I is a necessary part of the story, I do not understand he-who-shall-not-be-named, or […]

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Does “The Winter of 2015” Go Down as The Worst of All-Time?

The numbers are infamous and serve as a moniker that are evoked during squabbles in taverns all over Western New York. They are the years of terrible storms or just a particularly harsh winter of record, but make no doubt, they serve as badges of pride to any Western New Yorker that has endured that numbered year. […]

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#BuffaloDad – Wanted: Changing Stations For Every Man, Woman and Child!

I read a story earlier this week about a dad who’s a little fed up with the lack of child changing stations in men’s rooms. This is something I often complain about as well. There’s nothing worse than when, in the middle of winter, you’re out with your child, and its diaper change time. You […]

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Is This SH@! Over Yet?

“I haven’t watched a Sabres game all season,” said the gentleman next to me, as he took a healthy pull from his Labatt’s bottle. “I’m waiting until they have a real team.”  Waiting. Ultimately, that’s what we’re all doing, isn’t it? Whether you’re sitting on a self-imposed blackout or you’ve watched every game with a […]

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