Focusing on fixing Falls State Park

From the Buffalo News: After years of neglect, one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations has the full attention of New York State. That means $25 million in much-needed improvements to Niagara Falls State Park, the oldest in the nation. It also signals, officials said, a return to the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted…

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Wondering about Wallenda costs

From the Niagara Gazette: They’re close but not quite there yet. Officials from the state office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation continued talks Wednesday with representatives from Nik Wallenda’s team on a formal deal to cover security, maintenance and other expenses related to his upcoming tightrope walk across Niagara Falls. A state parks official…

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World’s Tallest Flower To Bloom In Canada For The First Time

From AM640 Toronto: Employees at the Floral Showhouse in Niagara Falls say the world’s tallest flower is on the brink of blooming. The flower is known as the Titan Arum which is a rare bell-shaped plant and can grow up to 3 metres in height. As of yesterday the plant measured at 218 centimetres. The…

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