City chips in $350,000 for new falls illumination

From the Niagara Falls Review: The city will contribute $350,000 towards a $4-million public-private project that will modernize the illumination of the falls. The city will take the $350,000 from what is expected to be an approximately $4.5-million fourth-quarter payment in April from Ontario Lottery and Gaming for hosting two casinos. Niagara Falls also has…

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Public gets peek at Oakes Garden Theatre renos

From the Niagara Falls Review: The new Oakes Garden Theatre is going to look a lot like the old Oakes Garden Theatre. Restoration of the theatre’s distinctive pergola wall, dismantled because of safety concerns in 2012, will utilize the original stone pulled from a local quarry when complete, possibly by this summer. Only it will…

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NPC seeks qualified bidders for marina project

From the Niagara Falls Review: The Niagara Parks Commission has issued a request for qualifications to move forward its plans to redevelop Miller’s Creek Marina. Following input received from a public information session, and a formal request for information process, the commission is seeking third-party interest on one of three development options. One option is…

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