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Who doesn’t love a parade? And who doesn’t especially love a gay pride parade festooned with rainbow flags, dancing marchers, and happy disco beats? Buffalo Pride Week culminates with two parades on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 – Dyke March and Pride Parade. The Dyke March, beginning at 5 p.m. on May 31, wends from Kleinhans Music Hall on Symphony Circle to …

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All things Buffa-Lovely will be happening at The Buffalo Zoo on May 30 with BuffaLoveFest, a musical and artful benefit event. All the Queen City-centric activity starts at 5:30 and goes until 9 p.m. at various stages and sites throughout the grounds.Local bands slated to perform on stages near the lions, tigers and polar bears are The Steam Donkeys, Whiskey Reverb, and a …

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All things Buffa-Lovely will be happening at The Buffalo Zoo on May 30 with BuffaLoveFest, a musical and artful benefit event. All the Queen City-centric activity starts at 5:30 and goes until 9 p.m. at various stages and sites throughout the grounds. Local bands slated to perform on stages near the lions, tigers and polar bears are The Steam Donkeys, Whiskey Reverb, and …

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There are so many reasons to be excited about summer in Western New York, leading off with the faint possibility that it might not snow for a few months.But right after that is the bounty of things to do that we are presented with each year. If you wanted to, you could see multiple outdoor concerts each week and experience multiple outdoor festivals and fairs each weekend.…

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There are so many reasons to be excited about summer in Western New York, leading off with the faint possibility that it might not snow for a few months.But right after that is the bounty of things to do that we are presented with each year. If you wanted to, you could see multiple outdoor concerts each week and experience multiple outdoor festivals and fairs each weekend.…

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With Easter just a week away, people filled the aisles of he Broadway Market on Saturday, eating pierogi, buying butter lambs and taking in the spectacle of Polish dancers, polka music and everyone else.“I love to see it come alive like this,” said Lisa Florczak, who came to the market when she was girl. “I wish it could be like this all of the time.&#…

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With Easter just a week away, people filled the aisles of he Broadway Market on Saturday, eating pierogi, buying butter lambs and taking in the spectacle of Polish dancers, polka music and everyone else.“I love to see it come alive like this,” said Lisa Florczak, who came to the market when she was girl. “I wish it could be like this all of the time.”Florczak, a te…

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AUSTIN, Texas – For nearly 30 years, the irreverent soul of this Texas capital city has been linked with what has been billed as the biggest music festival of its kind in the world – the ever-expanding mash-up of music, culture, technology and buzz known as South by Southwest.But when two people were killed and at least 23 were injured shortly after midnight …

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AUSTIN, Texas – For nearly 30 years, the irreverent soul of this Texas capital city has been linked with what has been billed as the biggest music festival of its kind in the world – the ever-expanding mash-up of music, culture, technology and buzz known as South by Southwest.But when two people were killed and at least 23 were injured shortly after midnight Thursday a…

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The calendar marks St. Patrick’s Day as a single-day observance on March 17.But you don’t need to be Irish to know that this is one holiday that’s not limited to 24 hours.Our St. Patty’s Day celebrations already are in high gear and will culminate this weekend with more Irish food, drink and merriment than is probably good for anyone.Here, then,…

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The calendar marks St. Patrick’s Day as a single-day observance on March 17.But you don’t need to be Irish to know that this is one holiday that’s not limited to 24 hours.Our St. Patty’s Day celebrations already are in high gear and will culminate this weekend with more Irish food, drink and merriment than is probably good for anyone.Here, then, is Gusto’s look a…

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MAYVILLE – If there was ever a winter to build an ice castle, this is it.The ice-cold temperatures have been ideal for the 12-foot-high, 90-foot-wide fortress that since last Friday has been rising from the banks along Chautauqua Lake. “The biggest challenge is the weather, and this year, it’s cooperated,” said David Douglas, a village resident and the castle’s …

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MAYVILLE – If there was ever a winter to build an ice castle, this is it.The ice-cold temperatures have been ideal for the 12-foot-high, 90-foot-wide fortress that since last Friday has been rising from the banks along Chautauqua Lake. “The biggest challenge is the weather, and this year, it’s cooperated,” said David Douglas, a village resident…

Canalside’s third annual holiday celebration this weekend gets underway at 4:30 p.m. today at East Canal, Main and Scott streets.Featured are holiday singing and children’s activities, in a heated tent. During the program, Santa Claus will arrive via Metro Rail, and assist with the tree lighting. City Honors High School Chorus and Band will perform at 5 p.m. Kenmore E…

Canalside’s third annual holiday celebration this weekend gets underway at 4:30 p.m. today at East Canal, Main and Scott streets.Featured are holiday singing and children’s activities, in a heated tent. During the program, Santa Claus will arrive via Metro Rail, and assist with the tree lighting. City Honors High School Chorus and Band will perform at 5 p.m.…