Mayor Brown Is White House Bound

February 4, 2011 Updated Feb 4, 2011 at 6:39 PM EDT

By Jaclyn Asztalos

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February 4, 2011 Updated Feb 4, 2011 at 6:39 PM EDT

Talk about some big plans for the weekend.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is heading to the White House to watch the Super Bowl with the President Obama.

"I see it as an honor not only just for me but for the entire community," Brown said.

Mayor Brown got a call from the White House inviting him. Deputy Mayor Steve Casey will be heading to Washington with the Mayor as his guest. They are two of about 100 people attending the President's Super Bowl Party.

Mayor Brown said they planned to take a special Buffalo treat for the festivities but the secret service said no way.

"Initially I wanted to bring some of the best buffalo chicken wings from La Nova's Pizza but unfortunately the secret service didn't allow it because of security reasons," Brown said.

But it won't be all fun and games for the Mayor. He will be meeting with members of the White House staff to discuss issues facing the Queen City.

"We've been talking to White House staff about a number of projects including the Statler Towers project and getting federal funds for youth employment opportunities, " Brown said.

But who will the Mayor cheer for on the big day?

"Certainly want to see the Packers win the Super Bowl because of James Starks a Niagara Falls native and a graduate of University at Buffalo. He's the pride and joy of Niagara Falls and this entire region," Brown said.