Water park, luxury hotel part of $70 million plan in Niagara Falls

From the Buffalo News: Canadian hotel developer Michael DiCienzo wants to build a $50 million luxury hotel and a $20 million “daredevil-themed” water park on the U.S. side of Niagara Falls, but the Niagara Falls mayor sounded less than supportive of the project on Tuesday. DiCienzo’s company is proposing a 200-room, upscale hotel with “oversized…

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Niagara highrise partners eyeing Asian clientele

From the Daily Commercial News: The architectural drawings look stunning but groundbreaking for the $500-million, 1.3-million-square-foot River Road Niagara Falls Luxury Resort project remains a couple of years away at least as the project partners continue to piece together a development plan. The project will see a pair of luxury highrise hotels, 61 and 60…

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Butterfly Conservatory welcomes critters for Ontario’s birthday

From the Niagara Falls Review (includes 14 photos): The Butterfly Conservatory is hosting a new exhibit, ‘Wild Ontario – A Celebration of Ontario’s Biodiversity’ will be open to the public from April 29 until June 6. The exhibit, part of the Niagara Parks Commission’s ‘Begin Here’ Ontario 150th celebrations and created by Little Ray’s Reptile…

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