From the Welland Tribune: It’s going to be a Car-Free Sunday on Niagara Parkway. For the first time in recent history, pedestrians and cyclists will have a chance to enjoy a stretch of the parkway without having to worry about traffic. The route along the river between Clifton Hill and Murray St. will be closed [...]
You may recall that in late winter/early spring, the TGI Friday’s on Victoria Avenue was undergoing renovations. The restaurant has re-opened, but they are still working on the outside of the building. Recently they tore up the existing patio and enlarged it. They have rebar down, and just need to pour concrete.
From the Welland Tribune: The Maid of the Mist will open on May 4. Because this year’s winter has been so long, the popular tourist attraction will start running trips to the falls three-and-a-half weeks later than last year’s opening.
From the Niagara Falls Reporter: If Easter week is any sort of barometer, the 2011 tourism season is going to be an exceptionally good one for Niagara Falls. Tourists were out en masse, and even the reality of $4-per-gallon gas prices did not keep them from traveling to see the world’s most famous waterfall. The [...]
Yesterday I posted about someone getting the Zimmerman Fountain ready. Well, shortly after that I was walking past the fountain, and it was filled and working. Nice!
From the Buffalo News: A 30-year-old Vancouver man placed the winning $1.25 million bid for the former Hotel Niagara at an auction Tuesday. Jamil Kara said he plans to turn the 12-story building at Rainbow Boulevard and First Street downtown into a boutique hotel and condominiums. Kara, who was one of 10 qualified bidders, said [...]
As I was out for a walk today, I could see some small branches here and there. However, once I got to the rose garden in Queen Victoria Park, there were 3 very large trees that had fallen over in the strong winds today.
The fomer Cantina Charlies Niagara Falls location on Ferry St is undergoing some renovations. There is a liquor license notice on the window, and apparently the place will reopen as Johnny Peppers.
Yesterday there was a worker in the Zimmerman Fountain in Queen Victoria Park getting the lights installed.
The Stanley Motor Inn on Stanley Avenue recently filled in their pool. I wonder why…