Larkin Square

Larkin Square Larkin Square located in the center of Larkinville, is host to numerous public and private events including Food Truck Tuesdays, Live at Larkin and more!
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Visit us in Larkin Square, one of the most unique spaces in Western New York! Located at 745 Seneca Street in Buffalo, New York. The Filling Station restaurant is open year round on weekdays for lunch and special events. Numerous fun events take place in Larkin Square year round including Live at Larkin, Food Truck Tuesdays and the Larkin Square Author Series. Much appreciation to First Niagara for presenting these events and Independent Health for sponsoring them.

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Join writers Ann Hood and Jeff Porter for Larkin Square virtual author talk. Jeff is the author of the memoir Planet Cla...
03/08/2021

Join writers Ann Hood and Jeff Porter for Larkin Square virtual author talk. Jeff is the author of the memoir Planet Claire. The book is available for purchase Talking Leaves Books https://larkinsquare.com/ann-hood-and-jeff-porter-author-talk/

Larkin Square events are presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health

Join writers Ann Hood and Jeff Porter for Larkin Square virtual author talk. Jeff is the author of the memoir Planet Claire. The book is available for purchase Talking Leaves Books https://larkinsquare.com/ann-hood-and-jeff-porter-author-talk/

Larkin Square events are presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health

Stop by the Hospice Flower truck TODAY, March 3, and next week, March 10, to pick up a spring bouquet and support Hospic...
03/03/2021

Stop by the Hospice Flower truck TODAY, March 3, and next week, March 10, to pick up a spring bouquet and support Hospice. Find them on Exchange Street in front of the Larkin at Exchange Building and then nearby on Seneca Street.

Stop by the Hospice Flower truck TODAY, March 3, and next week, March 10, to pick up a spring bouquet and support Hospice. Find them on Exchange Street in front of the Larkin at Exchange Building and then nearby on Seneca Street.

More great news for The Plating Society  and Chef Darian. Here is the clip from his appearance on the National CBS news ...
02/06/2021
The Dish: Chef Darian Bryan on cooking for NFL players

More great news for The Plating Society and Chef Darian. Here is the clip from his appearance on the National CBS news this morning! Congratulations Chef Darian and cant wait to welcome you to your new home Millrace Commons in the spring!

Chef to professional football stars, Jamaican immigrant Darian Bryan has come a long way from his island roots. While it was in Jamaica that his passion for ...

We are very excited to welcome The Plating Society and Chef Darian Bryant to their planned new business here in Larkinvi...
02/05/2021
Popular chef announces new dining experience in Larkinville: ‘It amazed me how many opportunities are here’

We are very excited to welcome The Plating Society and Chef Darian Bryant to their planned new business here in Larkinville. The Plating Society will be located in a Hydraulic Street storefront at Millrace Commons. Millrace Commons Is the new 70 unit apartment and retail building under construction with a planned completion date of late spring, 2021. Congratulations to Darian who will be featured this Saturday morning, February 6th on the CBS News morning show sometime between 8 am and 9am. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting business to bring more delicious food to the historic Larkin District and Buffalo! Here Is a recent interview with Darian announcing his plans on News 4 WIVB Buffalo.

Nine years ago, Chef Darian Bryan moved to the U.S. from Jamaica. He grew up in a home with 23 extended family members. There was no running water and no electricity.

Thank you to Buffalo Rising  for the post of updated photos of our New Mixed-use project a block from Larkin Square, Mil...
01/28/2021
Construction Watch: Mill Race Commons

Thank you to Buffalo Rising for the post of updated photos of our New Mixed-use project a block from Larkin Square, Millrace Commons. This 70 unit building will have a mix of studio, one and two bedroom apartments with great amenities..a swimming pool, fitness center, roof top patio and more! Message us with your email if you woudl like to be added to our information list on the apartments. We also have some ground floor retail space along Seneca Street available. Message us on that as well for more information. https://www.buffalorising.com/2021/01/construction-watch-mill-race-commons/

Larkin Development Group’s Mill Race Commons is an attractive addition to Seneca Street. The five-story building is being constructed at the southeast corner of Seneca and Hydraulic streets, east of Larkin Square. The project, designed by Schneider Architectural Services, includes 70 apartments an...

Kudos to The Plating Society  Chef Darian Bryan for this feature in Buffalo Business First . Darian has been cooking up ...
01/15/2021

Kudos to The Plating Society Chef Darian Bryan for this feature in Buffalo Business First . Darian has been cooking up healthy and tasty meals for several Buffalo Bills players from the Filling Station here in Larkin Square. Go Bills! https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2021/01/15/buffalo-bills-darian-bryan.html

Kudos to The Plating Society Chef Darian Bryan for this feature in Buffalo Business First . Darian has been cooking up healthy and tasty meals for several Buffalo Bills players from the Filling Station here in Larkin Square. Go Bills! https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2021/01/15/buffalo-bills-darian-bryan.html

Looking for holiday gift ideas that you can make yourself? Elizabeth Gurney maker of Elizabeth's Holiday Granola, shares...
12/14/2020

Looking for holiday gift ideas that you can make yourself? Elizabeth Gurney maker of Elizabeth's Holiday Granola, shares how to make her granola. In seasons past she would be selling her granola at Holiday Live at Larkin with all the proceeds supporting FeedMore WNY . Due to the pandemic, Elizabeth has graciously shared a way for you to still enjoy and give this delicious treat from your own home. Here is her recipe along with a link to her how to video. In honor of enjoying her recipe, we encourage you to make a donation to Feed More WNY as well. https://larkinsquare.com/elizabeths-holiday-granola/

Beginning this week Tuesday, November 17th, the lunch time food trucks that have been parked in Larkin Square will be pa...
11/16/2020

Beginning this week Tuesday, November 17th, the lunch time food trucks that have been parked in Larkin Square will be parked on Exchange Street in front of the Larkin at Exchange Building at 726 Exchange Street. Enjoy lunch from The Flaming Fish - Food Truck on Tuesdays, Lloyd Taco Trucks on Wednesdays and The The Cheesy Chick on Thursdays, from 11 AM - 1:30 PM. The trucks will return to Larkin Square In the spring.

Would you like to improve your public speaking skills in person or on virtual platforms?  The  Larkin Leaders Toastmaste...
11/02/2020

Would you like to improve your public speaking skills in person or on virtual platforms? The Larkin Leaders Toastmasters International are holding a virtual open open house this Wednesday, November 4th at noon on Zoom meeting number 83321659. We are pleased to host Larkin Toastmasters in person in the Larkin at Exchange Building and will do so again once their events return to in person. In the meantime, here is a great opportunity, welcoming and open to all.

Enjoy the beautiful day today with lunch in Larkin Square from the The Cheesy Chick Food Truck. Plenty of tables and cha...
10/23/2020

Enjoy the beautiful day today with lunch in Larkin Square from the The Cheesy Chick Food Truck. Plenty of tables and chairs for safe social distancing. Cheesy Chick will be parked in the Square from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Here Is a link to their on line ordering if you want to plan ahead: https://the-cheesy-chick-107765.square.site/

Happening this Saturday outside of Swan Street Diner - Check out Play/Ground artwork, listen to poetry & grab some Legos...
09/15/2020

Happening this Saturday outside of Swan Street Diner - Check out Play/Ground artwork, listen to poetry & grab some Legos! *FREE*

We are in awe of PLAY/GROUND 2020 artist Bianca L. McGraw's installation and want to give you another reason to stop in Larkinville and check it out.

PLAY/GROUND and the Poetic Cafe are excited to team up and host a free Lego Bar and Open Mic featuring Freestyle Poet Ten Thousand to help share the legos with the community!

Come select your favorite legos, hear some poetry, recite some poetry, see incredible art, and enjoy some Swan Street Diner Food with us!

Lego Bar and Open Mic
Saturday, September 19th
1-3pm

Outside the Swan Street Diner
700 Swan Street

Please wear Facemasks to this event!

Here are some safe, friendly and free plans for the weekend! Check out Play/Ground - 22 art installations that are locat...
09/12/2020
PLAY/GROUND 2020 - Larkin Square

Here are some safe, friendly and free plans for the weekend! Check out Play/Ground - 22 art installations that are located throughout WNY. We're thrilled to have 5 installations in Larkinville as well as an information table on Saturdays and Sundays under the covered boardwalk. The exhibit runs from today through September 20th. Learn more here and plan your route:

Play/Ground is taking shape in Larkinville & around WNY this week! Check out all of the installations from September 12t...
09/08/2020

Play/Ground is taking shape in Larkinville & around WNY this week! Check out all of the installations from September 12th - September 20th. The team at PLAY/GROUND will have an information table under the covered boardwalk in Larkin Square from 10am - 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Learn more here: https://artplaygroundny.com/

PLAY/GROUND is coming to life starting next weekend! 22 public art projects will be installed at 11 sites throughout WNY...
09/03/2020

PLAY/GROUND is coming to life starting next weekend! 22 public art projects will be installed at 11 sites throughout WNY for 2 weeks. Here in Larkinville, we're thrilled to host several of the projects! Get outdoors and explore our creative community over the next few weeks. Check out @artplaygroundny for more details and stay tuned for installation photos ✨

Help this public artwork come to life in Larkinville! Play/Ground is looking for lego donations. More info here on how y...
09/01/2020
Artist holding LEGO drive for public art project

Help this public artwork come to life in Larkinville! Play/Ground is looking for lego donations. More info here on how you can donate:

Artist Bianca L. McGraw is creating a life-size image of a Black Lives Matter Protester

Follow our new neighbors! Check out Millrace Commons for progress details, opening dates and more.
08/31/2020

Follow our new neighbors! Check out Millrace Commons for progress details, opening dates and more.

Did you know the ground floor of Millrace Commons will be 13,000 sq ft. of retail space? #ComingSoon

08/27/2020
08/27/2020
Author talk 2

*We apologize for the technical difficulties! We're back live with Washington Post Columnist Margaret Sullivan in conversation and Buffalo News Writer Mark Sommer.
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health. This event is co-sponsored by Talking Leaves Books and League of Women Voters.

08/27/2020
Author talk

LIVE: Larkin Square Author Series presents Washington Post Columnist Margaret Sullivan in conversation with Buffalo News Writer Mark Sommer.
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health. This event is co-sponsored by Talking Leaves Books and League of Women Voters.

Starting the weekend off right... at the Hydraulic Hearth beer garden because their kitchen is OEPN 🍕💥 get yourself one ...
08/21/2020

Starting the weekend off right... at the Hydraulic Hearth beer garden because their kitchen is OEPN 🍕💥 get yourself one of their signature pizzas, you deserve it.
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#larkinville #pizza #sexyslices #buffaloeats #larkinsquare #weekendvibes

The Larkin Square summer season may be more quiet than usual, but there is a lot happening in the neighborhood. Check ou...
08/20/2020
Millrace Commons Construction Updates - Larkin Square

The Larkin Square summer season may be more quiet than usual, but there is a lot happening in the neighborhood. Check out our latest blog post featuring construction progress and apartment layouts at Millrace Commons! Projected to open in winter 2021, the 85,000 sq. ft. mixed use building will be an incredible addition to the Larkin District. Subscribe to our newsletter for occupancy updates and more.

Millrace Commons Construction Updates August 18, 2020 By bridget The Larkin District’s newest apartment building is progressing quickly! Projected to open in winter 2021, Millrace Commons will include 70 market rate rental apartments made up of studio, one and two bedroom units, and over 13,000 sq...

Already thinking about lunch? Our friends at Swan Street Diner have you covered! Snag a seat inside or grab takeout & ea...
08/19/2020

Already thinking about lunch? Our friends at Swan Street Diner have you covered! Snag a seat inside or grab takeout & eat in the Square 😋

This week in the square:- LUNCH: Tues. with The Flaming Fish - Food Truck, Wed. with Lloyd Taco Truck, Fri. with Amy's T...
08/17/2020

This week in the square:
- LUNCH: Tues. with The Flaming Fish - Food Truck, Wed. with Lloyd Taco Truck, Fri. with Amy's Truck. Lunch service is from 11:30am - 1:30pm
- FREE Fitness in the Parks classes on Fri. at 5:30pm (kickboxing) and Sat. at 10am (cardio dance) thanks to Independent Health & YMCA Buffalo Niagara!
- Check out Revolution Buffalo, Larkin Training Room and Space on Seneca Yoga for more opportunities to workout in the square this week.
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health.

NEW: your favorite beer from Hydraulic Hearth now in cans!
08/17/2020

NEW: your favorite beer from Hydraulic Hearth now in cans!

08/15/2020
Independent Health

Fitness in the Parks is happening right now at Larkin Square! Catch FREE fitness classes weekly thanks to Independent Health and the YMCA!

We were live from Larkin Square! Get to know one of our cardio dance #FitnessintheParks instructors from YMCA Buffalo Niagara, and why you should join us for a safe outdoor fitness class!

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08/13/2020

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Friday & Saturday evenings in the Square are canceled. This decision was made following New York State COVID guidelines....
08/05/2020

Friday & Saturday evenings in the Square are canceled. This decision was made following New York State COVID guidelines. Guests are still welcome to enjoy the Square including lunchtime food trucks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays as well as free Fitness in the Parks classes.

***SOLD OUT***We're just a few weeks away from Larkin Square Author Series: Margaret Sullivan with Mark Sommer! This eve...
08/03/2020
Larkin Square Author Series: Margaret Sullivan with Mark Sommer

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We're just a few weeks away from Larkin Square Author Series: Margaret Sullivan with Mark Sommer! This event is FREE but registration is REQUIRED to attend. Ticket registration is limited one ticket per person, tickets will not be available at the door. Space is limited so reserve your spot today!
(Can't make it to the event? We'll be live-streaming the discussion on our Youtube page!)

Washington Post Columnist, Margaret Sullivan & The Buffalo News writer, Mark Sommer discussing Margaret's new book, "Ghosting The News"

07/30/2020
7Yum6 Food Truck

7Yum6 Food Truck (from our neighbors Mazurek's Bakery) will be serving in the square for the first time tomorrow night!! Stop by for good eats and tunes by Ed Wyner duo from 5-8pm.

One of Buffalo's newest food truck on the road.

LIVE MUSIC THIS WEEKEND: Ed Wyner on Friday and BAND OF BUFFALO ft. Eric Crittenden, D. Ray Jackson, Hayden Rogel & Rish...
07/29/2020

LIVE MUSIC THIS WEEKEND: Ed Wyner on Friday and BAND OF BUFFALO ft. Eric Crittenden, D. Ray Jackson, Hayden Rogel & Rishon Odel on Saturday. Both performances are free and from 5-8pm. The Larkin Square bar opens at 4pm and food trucks will be available in the square & Hydraulic Hearth Beer Garden.
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The health & safety of our patrons and staff remain our top priority. Check out our COVID-19 rules and procedures here: https://bit.ly/ls_covidrules
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank & sponsored by Independent Health.

Our generous sponsor Independent Health is teaming up with the YMCA to safely bringing back Fitness in the Parks back to...
07/28/2020
A positive sign for the exercise-minded: Fitness in the Parks resumes outdoors

Our generous sponsor Independent Health is teaming up with the YMCA to safely bringing back Fitness in the Parks back to Larkin Square! FREE classes start this Friday at 5:30pm with kickboxing. Check out the full schedule here: bit.ly/LarkinSquareFitness

Fitness in the Parks will offer nine in-person classes at parks across the region starting this week.

Pizza and live music? We're in.Pizza Amore & The Sweet Hearth will be in the square tonight, plus live music by Alex McA...
07/25/2020

Pizza and live music? We're in.
Pizza Amore & The Sweet Hearth will be in the square tonight, plus live music by Alex McArthur Trio from 5-8pm!
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Guests are required to wear masks unless seated. Check out our COVID-19 procedures here: https://bit.ly/ls_covidrules
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health.

The outdoor bar is open from 4-8pm TONIGHT! Live music by Miller and The Other Sinners Trio, plus Fat Bob's Smokehouse &...
07/24/2020

The outdoor bar is open from 4-8pm TONIGHT! Live music by Miller and The Other Sinners Trio, plus Fat Bob's Smokehouse & LuGia's On Wheels of Buffalo in the square. Happy Friday!
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Guests are required to wear masks unless seated. Check out our COVID-19 procedures here: https://bit.ly/ls_covidrules
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health.

Live music is back this weekend! Miller and The Other Sinners trio will be rocking out Friday and Alex McArthur Trio on ...
07/23/2020

Live music is back this weekend! Miller and The Other Sinners trio will be rocking out Friday and Alex McArthur Trio on Saturday. 5-8pm + free admission. Masks are required unless seated. More details on our COVID-19 procedures here: bit.ly/ls_covidrules
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Hydraulic Hearth is operating our outdoor bar, plus we have food trucks:
Friday - Fat Bob's Smokehouse & LuGia's On Wheels of Buffalo
Saturday - Pizza Amore "The Wood Fire Way" & The Sweet Hearth
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Larkin Square programming is presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health.

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Is the square open to the public? If we wanted to get some take out nearby are we able to eat it in the square?
Beatles up on the roof again this summer? if so,when? need to save the date
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I don't understand. When you post some events. It's for people that are not working. Like valentines venders. Feb 13th. 10 till 2.Everyone that has a job can not attend. Just saying.
Stop by Home Decor by K’s table today during IceFest!!!
what are they building at the end of the parking lot that's used for Larkin events?
I lit tree at 5:15 ... it’s 5:36
Insulated Lunch Bag, brand new! I have about 20 bags and selling them for $5 each, so you can buy them for your kids, your relatives, friends, donate to a school or just supply them for kids in need. All bags are wrapped. I am at UB South (University Station) in Buffalo.
Is there anything going on this Tuesday?
Like the party atmosphere. Just right for family too. Food.trucks I like because I get to try different foods and truck businesses get to make an income. Really like to see maker vending. People.who make their products.