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Jolly mob targets West Side Bazaar on Saturday

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Shopping during the week before Christmas has a tendency to bring out the warts of humanity. I’m not trying to spew condemnation from a pulpit here—I’ve been known to trample others if I know York Peppermint Patties are in my line of sight—it’s…

Arts + Entertainment

Buffalo. For Real TV rolls west - VIDEO

blog by BuffaloDotCom  • 

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Grub + Pub

West Side festival showcases Buffalo’s ethnic fare

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Strolling around Buffalo’s food festival circuit summer after summer, you begin to grasp the atmosphere of each.

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Unveiling the new West Side Bazaar - PHOTOS

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Diverse communities and start-up companies are two terms frequently highlighted in Buffalo’s vernacular, and two clear reasons why America is beginning to pay attention to the Nickel City.

Local residents are quick to point out how waves of immigrants…

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Meet Indonesian boutique owner Novi Paluch - INTERVIEW

blog by Genna Mitchell  • 

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By now, Buffalo should know the name Novi Paluch, but more importantly, you should recognize this smile.

Novi Paluch

Grub + Pub

Groovy Peruvian pop-up dinner Saturday

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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There’ll be other Saturday nights when you can gorge on Denny’s new skillet menu, Applebee’s “2 for $20” special or Wendy’s dollar menu.

If you’re an adventurous eater and currently crave a new cultural cuisine, head…

Arts + Entertainment

Immigrants and refugees embrace local opportunities

blog by The Buffalo State Record  • 

{video_photo_caption}Alice Benishyaka, a Rwandan refugee and vendor at the WestSide Bazaar, shows off handmade blanket.

Michael Canfield
Associate News Editor


When Alice Benishyaka fled war-torn Rwanda for the Ivory Coast in 1994, she couldn’t have imagined living in Buffalo 17 years later, selling handmade wares from her home country. That’s exactly what…