Our network

Public Spaces

Richardson Olmsted Complex January 26th Public Meeting

Richardson Olmsted Complex January 26th Public Meeting

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Please join the Richardson Center Corporation on Wednesday, January 26, 6:00 pm at Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center for an informational and interactive meeting on the Richardson Olmsted Complex South Lawn. 

The South Lawn will be a welcoming landscape for public enjoyment. As an important component of the Master Plan Core Project, the South Lawn landscape, circulation and entry encompasses a 4 acre area between the Towers Building and Forest Avenue. The design plans carry out a contemporary interpretation of the Olmsted design for new and existing users.  

At the meeting, plans for this $4 million construction project will be unveiled and the community will have the opportunity for discussion. Updates on the Master Plan, stabilization, parking relocation, ownership and implementation schedule will also be presented.  Questions? Call (716) 849-6070 or email.

All are Welcomed to Worship this Christmas

All are Welcomed to Worship this Christmas

The real meaning of Christmas transcends the shopping mall and the gifts found beneath the tree. How do you plan to encounter the real meaning of season?

You are invited to join in an experience of peace and joy in Christmas worship at any of our churches located throughout the seven counties of Western New York.

For the locations and worship times of churches near you, visit www.episcopalwny.org/christmas-worship.

The Broadway Market's Holiday Food & Craft Fair Continues

The Broadway Market's Holiday Food & Craft Fair Continues

The Holiday Food and Craft fair continues at Broadway Market for the next two Saturdays and from Sunday December 19th thorugh Christmas Eve.

You can shop at many of the Market's year round and special seasonal vendors.

Special holiday foods for purchase include homemade special holday sausage, smoked ham, poultry, pierogi, sausage, fish, local produce, imported goods and great desserts. There will also be local wines, coffees, jams, jellies and honey for sale as well as sweet potato pie, homemade salsa, chips and hot sauce.

Enjoy live music while you shop. Get ready for the holidays by picking up a few (or more!) goodies from the Broadway Market, your guests will thank you!

Christmas crafts will also be available and of course Santa will be here at 11:00 am.

For additional information contact the Broadway Market at 893-0705 or visit www.broadwaymarket.org.

Church Opens Vintage Shop in the Broadway Market

Church Opens Vintage Shop in the Broadway Market

Corpus Christi Church is pleased to announce the opening of The Corpus Christi Shop in the Broadway Market, selling one-of-a-kind treasures from glassware and dishes to a large selection of collectable and vintage jewelry. In addition, The Shop specializes in many hard-to-find antique and vintage textiles and linens for both your holiday table and everyday use. The Shop, which is staffed and operated by volunteers, is open from 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

BOPC Announces "Olmsted Nights Winter Lights" and "FLURRIOUS!"

The official announcement went out for Olmsted Nights Winter Lights the first energy efficient theatrical lighting show in Western New York. Taking place in the historic Delaware Park along Parkside Ave. including the Parkside Lodge this event will use over 50,000 LED, solar, and other energy efficient lights in a theatrical lighting display. Today's press conference took place inside the Parkside Lodge to provide a media preview which included the ceremonial relighting of the fireplace for the first time in 50 years. The lodge was also decked out in holiday decorations similar to how it will look during Olmsted Nights Winter Lights. Live music was performed by O'Connell & Company Productions and Eden Carriage Company gave a preview of the carriage rides that will be available to enhance the experience.

Horsing Around In Buffalo - 1891

NY Times Dec. 30 1973   

The receipts of livestock at the East Buffalo Stockyards for 1873 exhibit a flattering increase over those of previous years, footing up 409,758 head of cattle, 733,400 head of sheep, 1,662,500 head of hogs, and 28,326 head of horses. The estimated value of this stock exclusive of the horses is $47,517,750.  The shipments for the year to Eastern markets were: 381,191 head of cattle, 695,000 head of sheep, 1,458,100 head of hogs, and 27,239 head of horses.

Tree-Planting and Plaque Dedication Ceremony

A tree-planting and plaque dedication ceremony honoring the late Lt. Col. Matt Urban will be held at 1 pm Saturday, November 6th, at Polonia Hall/ Adam Plewacki Post, American Legion, 385 Paderewski Drive.

This free event will feature musical performances after the tree-planting. Local veterans, organized by Norm Skulski, Diane Skulski and Paul Mauer, are honoring Urban, a Buffalo native who received numerous heroism awards for his Army service during World War II.

This plaque will evenutally be housed at the Matt Urban Center on Broadway.