It's snowing! How exciting . Give me a couple of days of this and I'll be begging for Spring to come! #
The Niagara Falls Review has a nice back-and-forth between their City Editor Corey Larocque and Mayor Jim Diodati: Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda wants to walk a wire across the Niagara Gorge next summer, but the Niagara Parks Commission, whose approval he needs, is cold to the idea. Mayor Jim Diodati is eager to see Wallenda [...]
From a PR Web press release: One of the cornerstones of the Niagara-in-winter experience – the TD RINK at the Brink – opens to the public for its third season on Thursday, December 1. The TD RINK – Niagara’s answer to the iconic outdoor ice skating rinks at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto and Rockefeller [...]
From Canoe.ca: Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty called Nik Wallenda’s bid to walk across Niagara Falls on a highwire an “exciting proposal” that warrants consideration from the agency that oversees the Canadian side of the falls. But the premier stopped short of saying whether or not his government would overrule the Niagara Parks Commission if it [...]
From Cleveland.com: Spectacular natural beauty. Gloriously tacky man-made fun. Niagara Falls is overflowing with both. We experienced the dual sides of the falls on a long family weekend excursion to Canada to see the holiday lights — and then some. And we loved most of it, especially our 4-year-old. So if you decide to head [...]
WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo has a report (with video) of the Holiday Lights of the Niagara Trail: Families can now visit the Holiday Lights of the Niagara Trail. The first lighting took place Wednesday night. There are 50 displays located throughout Hyde Park in Niagara Falls. There are an additional 10 displays on Pine [...]
Another in my series on keycards… I’ve previously posted about Best Western room key cards I’ve found. You can see them here, here, and here. I recently came across a fourth kind.
From the Niagara Gazette: Mark Rivers is calling it the “anti-mall.” While thousands of eager shoppers will be running through department stores and retail outlets Thanksgiving night and early Black Friday, the man behind the new Holiday Market in downtown Niagara Falls is encouraging his customers to take it easy, avoid the rush and get [...]
The work sure seems to be coming along nicely where the Stanley Motor Inn and Fallsview Inn used to be. It is now going to be a Wyndham hotel.
From WBEZ.org: Niagara Falls, like most Rust Belt cities, has fallen on hard times. Even its tourist attraction, which once made it America’s honeymoon capital, has not saved it from economic woes. But there seems to be hope in Niagara Falls, thanks to a rising current of East Indian tourists. East Indians are visiting the [...]