Wire-walk seen of more benefit to Falls, Ont.

From the Buffalo News: When Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope above Niagara Falls this summer, an unprecedented stream of spectators is expected to flock to the mighty cataracts. Many of them should carry a passport. Niagara Falls State Park may have a clear viewing area for only 20,000 visitors, according to initial estimates, while Canadian…

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Darien Lake Gives Canadians Outstanding Value in Getaways

From a CNW Group press release (via Yahoo! Finance): Conveniently located a short drive from the Niagara Falls border, Darien Lake’s Canadian deals make it the ideal family fun getaway destination this summer. With over 45 rides, a 10-acre waterpark, live shows and midway games, all located within steps of a relaxing lodge, modern cabins,…

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Maid of the Mist docks on U.S. side doesn’t appear ‘viable’

From the Tonawanda News: The Maid of the Mist’s idea to build a new boat storage facility on the American side of the Falls received a less-than-favorable review from a top state parks official on Monday. In response to questions posed during a meeting with his board of commissioners, Western Region State Parks Director Mark…

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