Went to Adventure City on Friday. They have more lights on now, so it's brighter. Still a pretty boring place compared to when it opened. # When I was out on Clifton Hill/Falls Ave on Friday, I was surprised by how many people smoke, considering this is more of a "family" area. # On Friday [...]
I stopped in at the IMAX Theatre on Saturday to look at the renovated daredevil museum. I don’t know if all of the details were in the article I linked to before… if they were, I missed them. The museum has moved to another part of the building and is now called the Niagara Daredevil [...]
A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the new signs on the side of Movieland on Clifton Hill. The same picture is on both sides of the big sign. It shows Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana, and Elvis.
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Thomas Barnett opened the first museum in Niagara Falls, a concatenation of “natural and artificial curiosities” that drew in the tourists. It also attracted the envy and competition of Saul Davis, a ne’er-do-well who entered into a competition that ended in gunfire, a death and Davis ultimately buying up the Barnett [...]
From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Niagara Falls spills 750,000 gallons of water per second down a 167-foot drop in a roar that began when glaciers melted 10,000 years ago. Tourists come by the millions, stare into the white mist, and marvel at one of the wonders of the world. Then they have wonders of their own: [...]
Someone with a Blogger blog posted about a recent trip to Niagara Falls: The streets near Niagara Falls remind me of the Edmonton Ex. Wall to wall families, lots of weird things to see and buy, but generally a fun atmosphere. It obviously is a family vacation destination.