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Mayor Brown Announces Black History Month at The Broadway Market Begins Saturday, February 2nd

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Buffalo, NY – Mayor Byron W. Brown is pleased to announce the start of Black History Month at the historic Broadway Market in Buffalo. Every Saturday in February, beginning Saturday, February 3rd, over two dozen Black-owned retail businesses will set up booths at the market, selling everything from handcrafted jewelry and clothes to cupcakes and flowers.

 Mayor Brown said, “As we celebrate Black History Month, let us honor the legacy of resilience and entrepreneurship within our community by supporting black-owned businesses at The Broadway Market. Their success is our success, and by uplifting these businesses, we enrich the entire fabric of our city.”

 Once again, the City of Buffalo and the Broadway Market are teaming up with the Buffalo Bills Foundation. Shoppers will receive a $25 gift certificate every time they make a $10 purchase with a participating retail vendor at the market on Saturdays in February. The certificates will be good through Saturday, February 24th, the final Saturday of the month. For a list of vendors, please visit

 Throughout the month of February at the Broadway Market, shoppers will also be treated to live music on Saturdays, featuring some of Buffalo’s best African American musicians and a number of other festive activities. 

The live music is as follows.

February 3 • Unity Band

February 10 • Buffalo’s Own Foxy Brown and the Blues Boys 

February 17 • The Carol McLauglin Quartet

February 24 • Larry Salter’s Soul Orchestra

The Broadway Market is located at 999 Broadway in Buffalo.

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