BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The biggest birthday party in downtown Buffalo is this weekend and everyone is invited. The Taste of Buffalo starts Saturday, but preparations are getting underway Friday, and that could tie up traffic.
On Friday at 1 p.m. Delaware Avenue at Chippewa Street, and continuing in and around Niagara Square, will be closed to inbound traffic. At 4 p.m. Friday Delaware Avenue from Chippewa Street will be closed through Niagara Square to outbound traffic. The closures will remain in place until late Sunday night.
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