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The Breakfast Club Talks Earth Day, Meteor Showers + Dyngus Day With WKBW [VIDEO]

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Happy Dyngus Day

There are places in this country that observe it, but nobody celebrates it like we do in Buffalo.  It’s an old Polish tradition called Dyngus Day.  It commemorates the baptism of Poland's first Christian prince.  It always falls on the day after Easter with a big celebration of the end of lent with food and dancing.  The food includes a large buffet of Easter foods like ham, kielbasa, fresh baked goods and eggs.

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Get Your Dyngus On!

Its the day after Easter. Its only in Buffalo. Combine Polish pride and pussy willows, and you've got Dyngus Day!

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It’s Better Than Easter! 10 Dyngus Day Instagrams [PICTURES]

Another week, another bunch of people who think their iPhones make them professional photographers. This week, we’re rounding up your all-around best shots.

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A Recap of Dyngus Day in Buffalo [PICTURES] [VIDEO]

No Anderson Cooper. Lets see what he has to say about North America's largest Dyngus Day Party here in Buffalo this year. It continues to grow bigger and bigger. I'm 100 percent German, but, I'm sure like many, I find a way to be Polish on Dyngus Day (and I think I did the hokey pokey like 12 times yesterday, haha).

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Jimmy Fallon in Buffalo Today for Dyngus Day [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Whoops -- turns out this was a prank! Kudos to the perpetrator -- you totally got me!

It's been a year since Anderson Cooper thought it was a joke that Buffalo is the home of the biggest Dyngus Day party in North America. Dyngus Day event planners have tried getting Cooper to come to Buffalo today to crown him the first ever Pussy Willow Prince. He did not respond to the request, but then, out of the blue, Jimmy Fallon decides that he wants to come join the festivities.

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Get Your Dyngus On! A Little History on Dyngus Day [VIDEOS]

Happy Dyngus Day to all of WYRK's faithful listeners!

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Dyngus Day Party at Buffalo Central Terminal Moved Outside

Buffalo: The Dyngus Day Capital of the World. Whether you are Polish or not, Dyngus Day is something you look forward to year in and year out. Some of the most popular venues are in South Buffalo, the Hearthstone Manor and the Buffalo Central Terminal.

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Dyngus Day 2013 Celebrations in Buffalo

 

The world's largest Dyngus Day celebration is coming up right here in Buffalo. And if you're wondering what Dyngus Day is, exactly, we're here to help.History

Dyngus Day is historically a Polish-American tradition celebrating the end of Lent on the day after Easter. Thi

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Celebrity Says “No” to Dyngus Day Invite

Even with the promise of becoming the "Pussy Willow Prince," Anderson Cooper has rejected an invite to celebrate Dyngus Day here in Buffalo.

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A Festival for Everything Polish — and It’s Not Even Dyngus Day [PICTURES]

Pierogi and polka and polish sausage, oh my! That can only mean one thing: The 34th Annual Polish-American Arts Festival in Cheektowaga. Four full days (Thursday, July 19-Sunday, July 22) of everything Polish filled the air at Cheektowaga Town Park, including authentic Polish food, beer, music and even Polish heritage dancers.

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UPDATE: Anderson Cooper Laughs Off Dyngus Day [VIDEO]

I guess not everyone gets the fun and excitement that surrounds Dyngus Day. Anderson Cooper got into a giggle fit over the story in his show.

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