BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) – As we approach a full year of fighting the pandemic, some St. Patrick’s Day events in Buffalo are being canceled again for the second year in a row.
This time it’s the Old Quarter Parade taking place in the Old First Ward.
These events draw hundreds of people to the Old First Ward, so without the parades businesses expect to take in quite a bit.
News 4 stopped at both Adolf’s Tavern and Gene McCarthy’s.
The owners there tell us they’re not surprised the old neighborhood parade was canceled this year, with both companies saying they understand it’s still a pandemic and people’s safety is the top priority.
And while they won’t see as much commercial dynamism around St. Patrick’s Day as they …
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