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North Tonawanda City Market - Little Observationist
On a late sunny morning, my mom, Jorge and I took a short drive over to the North Tonawanda City Market to find some fresh fruit for my dad’s 60th birthday feast. Photo from 2008 We were lucky with parking but it seems to be the only real complaint about this bustling area of North Tonawanda that has grown and expanded throughout the many years since it began in 1908. If I happen to be in North Tonawanda in the Summertime, we usually swing by for a wander through to see what goodies we can find. You’ll notice some of the photos at the end are from 2008, which is the last time I brought my camera with me. The ones without a date are from this visit. At the beginning of the market, we found a large stall full of plants and flowers. As we walked on, the flowers gave way to veggies and cheese. I noticed a lot of the vendors embrace a trend of sartorial patriotism with American flags on baseball caps and tee-shirts. It was the same in 2008. Things around here don’t typically change too quickly. The piles of corn stacked up on wooden tables …