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Even though there's a wealth of event options on Dyngus Day, revelers typically wind up at one of three places: The Pussywillow Party Tent, especially if the weather cooperates; the Central Terminal, a historic setting with wildly popular Those Idiots; and the Adam Mickiewicz Library, a dance party in tight quarters that's set apart from the wildness near Paderewski Drive.…

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1) Pussy Willow Party Tent for Dyngus Day, 3 to 11 p.m. March 28 on Peckham Street at Memorial Drive in Historic Polonia (walking distance from Central Terminal). $10 to get in, or $2 with a Pussy Willow Pass ($10 itself from Wegmans locations). Commentary: Polish revelry will be in full force in the wildly popular entertainment tent, where polka band Those Idiots fills t…

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On Friday, we previewed the major Dyngus Day events for Monday, but to simplify your aims for the Polish extravaganza, here's the 2015 Dyngus Day bucket list. 1) Eat a Polish food you can't pronounce Explanation: Maybe that's golabki (cabbage roll filled with meat), czarnina (duck blood soup) or barszcz (red beet-based or white sauerkraut thickened with wheat flour). Or …

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Whenever Dyngus Day approaches -- and it arrives on Monday, legitimate extension of the weekend -- Anderson Cooper's reaction to the Polish festival in 2012 is mandatory viewing. If you're short on time, fast forward to 1:42 in the video below. [bn_youtube id="6hRG2WHFFm8"] [Also, remember, Anderson Cooper has promised to one day visit a Buffalo Dyngus Day, as some local…

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Narrowing down the best events to attend this weekend is no easy task. Maybe you want an escape from the city bustle, so you're losing sleep over how delightful the Ellicottville Fall Festival will be. Or, you've been infected by Pegula fever, and there's nothing else on your mind other than Terry, Kim, Zubaz pants and 1 p.m. (read: 8 a.m.) Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium.…