From the Niagara Gazette: The latest attempt to bring a tethered balloon ride back to Niagara Falls has been grounded before getting in the air. Adrian Devine, co-operator of the High Life Ballooning Company, has been in talks with city officials and the Cordish Co. to operate a hot-air balloon at the site of the [...]
From Michigan Live: Nearly three decades had passed when my husband yearned to return to Niagara Falls. At first, I resisted: I’m not fond of wax figurines and bizarre collections. However, I admit the falls themselves never fail to impress. So, I reconsidered. My partner and I would go back to the falls. This time, [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: Statistics Canada says tourism spending rose 1.3 per cent in the first quarter. The agency says Canadians spent 2.3 per cent more money in Canada and less on travel outside the country.
From the Welland Tribune: Why not view one of the world’s most famous sights, high above the multitude of visitors clamouring to get close? The mighty cataracts in Niagara Falls draw 20 million to the banks of the Niagara River each year. You can view the falls, by boat (Maid of the Mist), by air [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: A quick 10-count confirms David Whysall’s very good at his job. “Got ‘em all,” says Whysall, wiggling his fingers. He has been in the fireworks business going back to his childhood. “I’ve been in it since 1965,” he says. “It was a local industry back in England and I was [...]
Someone with a WordPress blog posted about a recent trip to Niagara Falls (including being unimpressed with the non-tourist area): Well, this was what we saw when we got off the bus that was suppose to bring us to Niagara Falls. This got us questioning ourselves whether we had got off the bus at the [...]
From Niagara This Week: Tourists teem in places such as Clifton Hill, Ferry Street, Victoria Park and Table Rock in Niagara Falls, but do they venture as far as the area of Optimist Park or Montrose Road north of Thorold Stone Road in the city’s north end? The Home Depot next to Optimist Park and [...]
From Niagara This Week: Two new additions to the Niagara Convention and Civic Centre design-and-build team will help it attain accreditation as an environmentally friendly building. The design team for the convention centre has added the bridging compliance consultant services of the Zeidler Partnership, made up of Zeidler architects/consultants and the HNTB architectural/programming firm.
From the Niagara Falls Review: We can’t see Jimi Hendrix any more. Barring a miracle, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin will never tour again. The Eagles will cost you $200. Yep, classic rock fans have it rough these days. But for five Fridays this summer, Zooz is their fix. For the fifth straight year, the [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: Removing the provincial sales tax applied to hotel stays and attractions would provide an economic boost for tourist towns like Niagara Falls, says Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader John Tory. Doing so would also benefit families and businesses struggling through challenging economic times made worse by skyrocketing energy costs, he said. [...]