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We don't need to go to Germany for Oktoberfest. We have Ulrich's. Ulrich's 1868 Tavern, at 674 Ellicott St., is more than Buffalo's oldest bar. Opened in 1868, it is a reminder of the days when Buffalo was a capital of beer brewing and German culture. The years when Germans -- our area's most populous ethnic group -- were visible. The late Buffalo News columnist Ray…

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The 8th annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest in Niagara Falls will have fun for all ages, with music and food, beer and all things German from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 in Old Falls Street's middle block. The free event is open to the public and will kick off at 1 p.m., rain or shine, with the ceremonial "Tapping of the Kegs." Music and dancing will continue thro…

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Downtown Niagara Falls will celebrate German heritage this weekend when it hosts the sixth annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest from 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 3. Situated on Old Falls Street’s Middle Block. The event will be held rain or shine and is free.Live German-themed entertainment will be provided throughout the day by the Bergholz German Band, the German American Musician…

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While Foster the People sealed the summer slate of top-notch outdoor gigs in Western New York, attractive live music options don't suddenly disappear -- they just change form. The genres of shows that dominate Artpark, Canalside and Darien Lake -- classic rock, Top 40, indie, country and hip-hop -- take a backseat, while different branches of music grab the spotlight. Thr…