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It may have been colder inside Buffalo Central Terminal Monday than it was outside the towering landmark of the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood. That cold was the focus of a news conference by two state legislators calling on Albany to put $5 million from the $400 million Buffalo Billion II into the complex.

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Plans for a major affordable housing project are going ahead after approval by the Buffalo Planning Board Monday. However, developers are watching Washington closely, where the new tax bill might cripple the financing.

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With hopes of reopening a cherished East Side landmark as a train station now put to rest, the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation is turning to a real estate and land use firm to study and recommend future possibilities for the terminal property.

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The group overseeing a cherished landmark on Buffalo's East Side has decided not to renew an agreement that gave a Toronto-based firm development rights.

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For countless Western New Yorkers, a visit to the Broadway Market is a must-do task right before Easter. Thousands were shopping there on Good Friday, considered one of the busiest days of the year at the cherished Buffalo landmark.

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A longtime Buffalo tradition returned to a city landmark Friday, as the Broadway Market formally announced the start of its pre-Easter holiday shopping season. City officials marked the occasion by announcing some upcoming capital improvements to the cherished East Side facility.

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Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood has changed significantly over the past few decades. While there are many obvious landmarks that are deemed worthy of preserving, there are also lesser-known properties that neighborhood activists want spared from demolition. An effort is getting underway to catalog them.

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Buffalo’s Central Terminal may have bid farewell to its final train passengers in 1979, but volunteers have been working to remind people that the East Side icon is far from dead.

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After the butter lambs are bought, the Easter dinner eaten and Dyngus Day beers consumed, Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood returns to a quiet, economically challenged neighborhood. But a local developer is trying to change that.

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While churches throughout Western New York will host Holy Thursday services and remain open for continued quiet prayer, seven in Buffalo's Polish heritage neighborhoods will welcome visitors to take in both a spiritual and cultural experience.

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Dancers, dignitaries and shoppers gathered inside The Broadway Market Friday to mark the official launch of the Easter shopping season at the Buffalo landmark.

EPA lends support to some WNY communites

Feb 26, 2013
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Three Western New York communities are to receive technical assistance from The Environmental Protection Agency through workshops on developing sustainable growth.

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The leader of the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center in Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood says a deli store is conducting illegal business.

"If I don't speak out, and if I get hurt or somebody else gets, and hurt I don't bring your attention to it, then I don't feel I've done my job.  So please help me help our community," said Marlies Wesolowski, executive director of Matt Urban. 

It's not the first time Wesolowski has gone public with her concerns.   Last month she brought her story to The Buffalo News.