I haven't been around for a few days, so not much to report #
According to the Minneapolis – St. Paul Star Tribune, on this day in 1859… French acrobat Charles Blondin (born Jean Francois Gravelet) walked back and forth on a tightrope above the gorge of Niagara Falls as thousands of spectators watched.
Lots of rain over the last day or so. Looks like mostly sun for the weekend. #
From the Niagara Falls Review: After years of clamouring to get on the GO train, Niagara finally gets on board Saturday morning, though with 36 hours before the first train’s arrival there aren’t many signs of the debut of a much-anticipated service. On Thursday, there weren’t many signs at the Bridge Street station indicating the [...]
From a press release seen on Hotel-Online.com: At a time when news reports are focused on the challenging economic climate, the Baymont brand, one of North America’s fastest growing hotel chains known for its hometown hospitality, continues to grow to meet consumer demand with the opening of its first hotel outside of the U.S.: the [...]
From a press release I saw on i-NewsWire.com: Niagara Falls Hard Rock Club is pleased to announce that Dave Curran, the Bad Boy of Hypnosis, will be performing every Friday from July 3, 2009 until September 11, 2009. Dave Curran is a comedian and hypnotist that use his comedic improv background into a hilarious hypnotic [...]
Dave & Buster's is open. It looks nice (it's new after all), but it's quite cramped out there, and nothing on the street draws you in. # I noticed recently that Star Dragon restaurant on Victoria Ave is still closed. I guess the Fallsview Group didn't find a tenant. #
Last year in the lot at the corner of Fallsview Blvd and Robinson St there was a carnival truck that sold cotton candy and other treats. I haven’t seen that one yet, but yesterday there was another food truck there. It was from Kool Katts Caribbean Restaurant and Juice Bar (their storefront is at 6383 [...]