From the Buffalo News: Norma K. Fulp spends her summer afternoons armed with maps and information as she waits for tourists by the rapids of the upper Niagara River. The part-time nurse and Niagara Falls resident is a volunteer for the Niagara Greeters “Info On the Go” program. The program, in its fifth year, will [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: Who says travellers are sticking close to home this summer? Nearly half of America’s 50 states were represented in the Niagara Parks Commission’s parking lot at Table Rock Sunday afternoon. Throngs of people strolled along the walkway adjacent to the falls, lazed in the park, dined in cafes in the [...]
From the Washington Post: “This book documents an obsession,” writes Ginger Strand in her entertaining study of the exploitation of Niagara Falls, both town and waterfall. Niagara’s history, she claims, is fraught with “falsification, prevarication and omission.” In Inventing Niagara, she sets out on a quest to cut through the cultural accretions of centuries and [...]
From the Buffalo News: The Seneca Nation sees Niagara Falls’ glass as half full. We see unrealized potential, where some see potholes. Some point at the skyline across the river and bemoan the leadership and hard-working people on this side who get up every day and make Niagara Falls better.
From the Niagara Falls Review: Wherever you go in Niagara Falls, people who work in tourism are nervous right now. Industry operators are walking on eggshells. Workers are wondering if the summer season will be strong enough to give them the hours they need to make ends meet. The American economy is in a tailspin. [...]