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Reserve your seat at the Tewksbury Lodge for an Easter Buffet

On Sunday April 16, the Tewksbury Lodge is offering Easter Buffets for breakfast and lunch. Call 716-840-2866 to reserve

We have seatings at 9:00am and 12:30pm.

Easter Breakfast Buffet is at 9:00am and features a made-to-order omelet station, scrambled eggs, danishes, pastries, pancakes, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, fresh fruit salad along with a cookie and brownie display.

  • Kids 5 & Under – Free
  • Kids 6-12 – $10.95/person
  • 13 & Up – $18.95/person

*Prices are inclusive of tax & gratuity

Easter Lunch Buffet begins with a 12:30pm seating. On the buffet is a carving station with Virginia Ham and prime rib, along with favorites baked tilapia, herb roasted chicken, oven roasted red potatoes, house salad with choice of dressing, fresh rolls with butter, seasonal vegetables, and a assorted cookie & pie display.

  • Kids 5 & Under – Free
  • Kids 6-12 – $11.95/person
  • 13 & Up – $21.95/person

*Prices are inclusive of tax & gratuity

Reservations are required! Call 716-840-2866 to spend your Easter on Buffalo’s Riverfront

A Recap of the 24th Annual “Old Neighborhood” St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Begorrah (by God) it was cold. It was not for the fair-weathered few but the hardiest of Buffaloians. As one parader yelled from a top her float, “At least it’s not snowing!” The Parade was blast. The 2017 “Old Neighborhood” St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Mark J. F. Schroeder kicked off the parade as well as his mayoral campaign through the historic streets of the Valley and Old First Ward neighborhoods.

As Scott Ogden of South Buffalo told the Buffalo News, “The Irish don’t quit!”

It was a great day and so we offer you this recap of our chilly parade. The Buffalo News put together a gallery of pics by staff photographer, Sharon Cantillon, which you can see here as well as ones submitted by Samantha Christmann, here. And make sure to look at the images on the Valley Community Association’s Facebook page.

The “Old Neighborhood” parade has long been considered the more authentic of the two big Buffalo St. Patrick’s Day parades and no one year proved that more to be the case than this year.

Here is a short list of what parade goers and floaters told the Buffalo News on how they kept toasty in the frost. See the full list of quotes in this Buffalo News article:

  • Keith Ogden, Scott’s brother, has watched the parade from the same spot at the corner of Elk Street and Euclid Place for 15 years. He wasn’t going to let the frigid weather keep him away. “I knew it was gonna be cold, but I knew I wasn’t gonna miss it, so I’m trying to keep as warm as humanly possible,” he said. To do that, Ogden lugged a more than 7-foot-tall propane heater to the corner to keep his crew warm.
  • What do Irishmen wear under their kilts? In the case of South Buffalo’s Jim Robinson, long underwear. But isn’t that cheating? “I’m old, not stupid,” he said.
  • Debbie Jax of Buffalo said she didn’t even think about skipping the parade. She and her friends woke up, put on “two layers of everything,” and hit the road. “We’re Buffalo tough,” she said.

And finally, one more slideshow for your viewing pleasure. These were taken from the VCA’s staff website manager, Lesa Quale Ferguson:

Tewksbury, the Buffalo News and the NCAA

The NCAA is coming to town and the Buffalo News recommends the Tewksbury Lodge for good eats during March Madness. We are just a five minute walk to the KeyBank Center – NCAA Central

Tewksbury Lodge (249 Ohio St.). Cute and cozy restaurant overlooking the Buffalo River will serve a best of Buffalo food buffet ($17.95) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 17 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 18. Price includes one beer. Free shuttle to and from KeyBank Center. Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 19, regular breakfast and lunch menu. Family friendly. ~ Buffalo News

There’s no event in sports that captivates the country quite like March Madness, and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is sure to continue that renowned legacy when it stops in the Queen City. College basketball fans will be able to witness first and second round action inside the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on March 16 and 18.

Enjoy a Taste of Buffalo Buffalo Thursday and Saturday, March 16th and 18th from 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Tournament beer Specials include:

  • $18.95 All inclusive includes buffet, 1 beer, tax & Gratuity
  • $16.95 All inclusive includes buffet, soda, tax & Gratuity

Buffet Menu

  • House Salad with Choice of Dressing
  • Sahlen’s Hotdogs
  • Beef on Weck
  • Chicken Wings (medium & BBQ)
  • Brownies & Cookies
  • Fresh Rolls & Butter
  • Mac Salad
  • Coleslaw

Tournament Beer Specials include: