Actors Dillon, Russell on set in N.F., Ont.

From Buffalo Business First: “Healy” and “Snake Plissken” have been spotted along Clifton Hill. Actors Matt Dillon and Kurt Russell are filming several scenes around Clifton Hill and other sites in Niagara Falls, Ont., all of which serve as the backdrop for the movie “The Black Mark”, which is being made in the Southern Ontario…

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The Niagara daredevil I knew didn’t quit – and it killed him

From Buffalo Business First: On July 3, 1984, a Czech emigre by the name of Karel Soucek rode in a nine-foot barrel over the cataracts at Niagara Falls, and lived. A few months later, on Jan. 19, 1985, a stunt he was performing in the Houston Astrodome malfunctioned and within a day he was dead,…

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Water park finds magical way to entertain kids

Apparently the Niagara Falls Great Wolf Lodge has a new interactive game that is being installed. The Niagara Falls Review Business Beat has a report: You have to watch your step walking through the halls of Great Wolf Lodge. Even on a weekday winter morning, dozens of kids are running around from floor to floor…

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