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Old Neighborhood St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2014 - PHOTOS

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In a world full of technology and social networking, there is something magical about seeing a community that can come together as one and celebrate their heritage. 

That was the typical scene on Saturday afternoon down in the Old First Ward for the…

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Buffalo.com’s 20 best shots of St. Patrick’s Day - PHOTOS

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As you’ll see in the gallery above, Buffalo’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebrations bring out quite the cast of characters.

The traditional events have a bit of a murky history—as you’ll see in Sunday’s Buffalo News—but…

Grub + Pub

Mazurek’s to celebrate 80th birthday with raffle, free cake

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When Mazurek’s Bakery opened in Buffalo’s Old First Ward in 1933, here’s what was happening around the United States.

**FDR was inaugurated as President of the United States, concurrent…

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Go on a guided tour of the grain elevator district

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{video_photo_caption}Grain elevators, photo by S.J. Velasquez

Back in its industrial heyday, Buffalo’s grain district was full of immigrants—mostly Irish—who worked tirelessly to feed their families and, quite literally, the world.

On Saturday, the Valley Community Association will host Feeding the…

Grub + Pub

Gene McCarthy’s breaks ground on Old First Ward Brewing Company

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{video_photo_caption}Digging the foundation of the new pub. Photo credit: Gene McCarthy's Facebook page

Old First Ward pub Gene McCarthy’s is one large pile of dirt closer to producing house brews on pub premises.

On Monday, Gene McCarthy’s co-owners gathered to break…

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Buffalo River Fest park concert schedule announced

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More rocking along the Buffalo River is in order with the return of a free summer concert series at Buffalo River Fest Park.

A Buffalo River Fest Park representative announced on Facebook

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2013 Old Neighborhood St. Patrick’s Day Parade - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}The streets of the old First Ward on the St Patrick's Day parade 2013

The historic streets of the old Buffalo River Community saw over a 100 marching units and thousands of Irish and would-be Irish lining the route as the 2013 Old Neighborhood St. Patricks Day Parade made its way through the Old First Ward.

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St. Patrick’s Day parade weekend info

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{video_photo_caption}2012 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Buffalo

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Buffalo really goes for double the fun.

This year—like in years past—Buffalo will host two St. Patrick’s Day parades. The first, and arguably more “authentic” of the two because…

Sports

The 2013 Shamrock Run in Old First Ward - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Buffalo's Old First Ward hosts 36th annual Shamrock Run

The sky was overcast, the temperature was in the upper 20s, but that certainly did not deter the run and fun experienced by over 5,600 hardy souls as they participated in the 8K run through the Old First Ward in the 36th annual Shamrock Run.

Grub + Pub

Tour Buffalo’s historic Irish district with Forgotten Buffalo

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Buffalo’s Irish Heritage District is currently located in the general vicinity around the Buffalo Irish Center on Abbott Road in South Buffalo, but the city’s Irish roots run deeper in other parts of the city, and one tour aims to expose those culturally…

News

City of Light presented by B Team Buffalo - PHOTOS

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For the fifth holiday season, B Team Buffalo is bringing joy to a Buffalo neighborhood through City of Light, a full day of decorating and activities near the Old First Ward Community Center. B Team Buffalo, a nonprofit with the mission of spurring community activity,…

Sports

Shamrock Run welcomes early registrants, announces race changes

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{video_photo_caption}Don Nieman / Buffalo.com

This year’s Shamrock Run, the annual Old First Ward 8K race scheduled for March 2, has a few new features in store.

In an email sent out to racers from previous years, Shamrock Run representatives announced the addition of a 5K walk-run.

The…

Grub + Pub

Gene McCarthy’s expansion includes brewery

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Old First Ward icon Gene McCarthy’s received the OK from the city Tuesday to expand the neighborhood pub and add on a brewery.

The neighborhood pub, located at 73 Hamburg St. in Buffalo, opened in…

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Illuminate the Old First Ward with B Team Buffalo

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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For the fifth holiday season, B Team Buffalo is bringing joy to a Buffalo neighborhood through City of Light, a full day of decorating and activities near the Old First Ward Community Center, 62 Republic St.…

Grub + Pub

Mazurek’s new owner merges tradition and technology

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{video_photo_caption}Mazurek's rye bread

Mazurek’s Bakery, located at 543 South Park Ave. in Buffalo’s Old First Ward, has been baking and frying up family recipes for generations, and the new owner—who’s not a member of the Mazurek clan—plans on keeping that tradition alive.…

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