Larkin Square Blog

Shamrock run…straight through Larkinville!

By Leslie Zemsky  
February 12, 2015

The 2015 Shamrock Run on March 7th, presented by the Old First Ward Association, will travel right through Larkinville down Seneca Street. The race is a lot of fun traveling through the Old First Ward and other historic neighborhoods. Read More

2015 Live at O’Larkin

By Leslie Zemsky  
February 10, 2015

Come down to Larkin Square for the 3rd Annual Live at O’Larkin celebration on March 13th from 5pm-8pm!

The celebration will feature dozens of food trucks favorites, live music, and festive drinks including the much anticipated GREEN beer! Music by: McCarthyizm, Emerald Isle, Clann Na Cara School of Irish Dance, and Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipe and Drum.

This family-friendly event will take place under the heated boardwalk. Festive attire encouraged. Plenty of free parking available. This event is free, family-friendly and open to the public!

Larkin Square events are presented by First Niagara and sponsored by Independent Health.

Alex O. Levy: American Artist, Art Deco Painter

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 20, 2015

Alexander O. Levy was the art director at the Larkin Soap Company from 1913 -1925.  While he was a nationally famous artist,  you may be more familiar with his art as seen on reproductions of many of the Larkin catalog covers on view on the first floor of the Larkin at Exchange Building. The Burchfield-Penney Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition of Alexander Levy, on view until March 29th, 2015. Scott Propeack, the curator of the exhibition, has graciously agreed to give a talk about Alexander Levy on February 24th from 5:30pm – 6:45pm as a part of The Larkin Square Author Series. Read More

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