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Buffalo Has That “Can Do Attititude”!

In just under three years the Queen City has seen a rejuvenation of somewhat amazing proportions, and not just the brick and mortar kind. Yes it seems that a new development is popping up almost every other day, the city landscape is changing at an almost comical speed (if you compare this to the last […]

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Why Historic Polonia Still Needs to Be Celebrated

Earlier this week we shared a post on social media about the aspect of Dyngus Day celebrations that no one seems to want to talk about, and it seemed to have rubbed more than a few people — including this writer, at times — the wrong way. Still, written over a year ago by Christine Slocum, […]

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Revisiting Buffalo’s East Side by the Numbers

Another Dyngus Day down on our historic East Side Polonia area is in the books, and I still see things that need to be fixed. The area has some issues with vacant lots, as well as some decrepit properties, and lack of family friendly businesses to draw residents from other areas of the city. The […]

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Buffalo Easter Edition Podcast with Matt from Those Idiots!

– It’s the Easter & Dyngus Day edition of the podcast with Matt from Those Idiot’s who will be playing at the Dyngus Day Celebration! We also talked the Broadway Market, Buffalo Easter Traditions, and Dr. Ogilvie’s early exit? Enjoy Buffalo and have a safe and Happy Dyngus Day! 

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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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All East Side Episode with Christine Slocum – Homeless Alliance, Christopher Byrd – Broadway Fillmore Alive,

– The All East Side Episode with Christine Slocum – Homeless Alliance, Christopher Byrd – Broadway Fillmore Alive, & the Central Terminal. Lots of talk about what to do with Buffalo’s East side and how we can preserve and make help return some of it’s glory from past years. 

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