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Retro Polka Party in Black Rock

Retro Polka Party in Black Rock

Put on your dancin shoes and get ready for a truly cool time at one of Buffalo's best kept secret venues. 

On Saturday October 27th, The Polish Cadets at the corner of Amherst & Grant Streets in Black Rock will host a concert & dance featuring national polka supergroup Full Circle. The band is comprised of members of the National Polka Music Hall of Fame including Lenny Gomulka, Al Piatkowski, Jimmy Weber, Mike Matousek and polka veterans Mike Stapinski & Roger Malinowski. The show will also feature the music of the Buffalo Touch for a night of non-stop polka party fun. 

This will be a night of authentic polka music, Polish food, beer and spirits in one of Buffalo’s most storied neighborhoods. 

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Lawrence Pizzi Comes to Buffalo for Designer Bootcamp 101

Lawrence Pizzi Comes to Buffalo for Designer Bootcamp 101

Designer Bootcamp 101 hits the road Nov 2012 offering mini workshops and seminars for emerging fashion designers and Models. One of the Instructors Lawrence Pizzi gives an interview on who benefits from Designer Bootcamp 101 and Model Bootcamp 101.

Tammy Beckman: What is Designer Bootcamp 101?

Construction Exchange Membership Up 50% Over Five Years

Construction Exchange Membership Up 50% Over Five Years

Association’s commitment to providing programs of value, member benefits, Online Plan Room and more seen as driver for increase

The Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Inc., a non-profit organization that serves the Western New York commercial construction industry, announced today it has increased its membership by 50 percent over the last five years.

With 50 percent more members and plans to grow even more, it was necessary for, the association to hire additional staff to ensure the member experience does not suffer. To fill this role, the Construction Exchange hired Bill Diehl as Membership Director. Diehl will be responsible for continuing the growth and promoting engagement with current members.

A stable construction market and improvements in the services offered by the association are seen as contributing factors to the membership growth.

Plans Detailed for Proposed Outer Harbor Stadium

BUFFALO, NY - We're getting a clearer picture about a push to move the Bills to downtown Buffalo.  That picture comes in the form of a computer rendering of what a new stadium could look like.

A company called the Greater Buffalo Sports & Entertainment Complex is behind the proposal and went before a Common Council committee Tuesday armed with a preliminary site plan. Some hope if these plans come to fruition, it would ensure the Bills stay here for decades to come.

"This is an all-purpose facility that can be used year-round for a variety of events, concerts, festivals, trade shows, you name it, conventions," said WUFO Sports Director Pat Freeman.

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Shuts Down Inbound Skyway

BUFFALO, NY-- A multi-vehicle accident caused the inbound Skyway to be shut down for over an hour Tuesday morning.

The accident happened just after 7am.

Buffalo Police say at least six cars were involved in a chain reaction accident.

There were some injuries reported.  However, the extent of the injuries are unknown at this time.

WNY Heroes Trip

WNY Heroes Trip

On Wednesday, October 17th, Senator Maziarz traveled to Washington DC with twenty five WNY World War II veterans to visit the World War II Memorial and other monuments. The veterans were accompanied by a team of volunteers to assist them around the nation’s capital. In addition to visiting the World War II Memorial, the veterans saw the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, and more.

CityMade Purchases to Benefit the American Cancer Society

CityMade Purchases to Benefit the American Cancer Society

CityMade, Inc., the Western New York-based company known for its unique gift baskets and boxes, is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to raise funds for the fight against cancer. 

Through the end of December, CityMade will donate 15 percent of every gift basket or product purchased to the American Cancer Society. October was chosen for this announcement in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.