2016 in review: Niagara Falls

This is the Niagara Falls Review’s summary of the year 2016. This isn’t all tourism-related, but obviously has some things highlighted. From the Niagara Falls Review: January • The numbers are in for attendance at the city’s annual New Year’s Eve extravaganza at Queen Victoria Park. Organizers said 35,000 people attended the free concert featuring…

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New Year’s concertgoers stompa their feet

From Niagara Falls Review: For High Valley singer Brad Rempel, it was a far cry from his last visit to Niagara Falls. Before hitting the stage at Queen Victoria Park on New Year’s Eve, he recalled being so broke he stayed in a dingy hotel room that didn’t have a phone or TV, “ and…

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A year of missed deadlines for Canadian Motor Speedway project

From Niagara This Week: The perpetually delayed Canadian Motor Speedway project in Fort Erie has closed out another year without meeting any of its own deadlines. Early in 2016, the developers behind the speedway project claimed they would be doing “site alterations” in the fall to prepare the land for development, but that never happened….

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