Hilton parking decision creates uneven playing field, hotelier says

From the Niagara Falls Review: A city council decision allowing the Hilton hotel to park guests’ cars on leased land could be headed to the Ontario Municipal Board after a competitor expressed his disappointment in the move. “This certainly would be taken further,” said Michael DiCienzo, a vice-president with Canadian Niagara Hotels. It’s another twist…

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The Great Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope

On June 30 I posted about one of Blondin’s trips across the gorge. The Nashua Telegraph has some more detailed information (more than the blurb I put below): Dressed in pink tights and a yellow tunic, world-class funambulist Jean-Francois Gravelet (better known as The Great Blondin due to his fair hair) became the first person…

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Top Ten Observations and Ramblings From My Vacation

Someone with a Blogger blog posted about a recent trip to Niagara Falls: 1) Niagara Falls is an interesting contrast: I can’t help but marvel at the commercialization of Niagara Falls. I mean, as I posted yesterday about the awesome NATURAL beauty of Niagara Falls. So, take a natural wonder, a gift to mankind from…

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