Despite 8 million tourists, Niagara Falls taxis and liveries fight to survive

From the Buffalo News: Driving a taxicab in a city that welcomes more than eight million tourists a year might seem like a lucrative business – and that might have been true at one time. But today, owners of taxi and livery companies in Niagara Falls are battling over a piece of a shrinking pie….

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Cops: Too many boaters cruise into Niagara Falls danger zone

From Niagara This Week: An American police marine unit that patrols the upper Niagara River says too many boaters and people on personal watercraft are getting too close to the brink of Niagara Falls. New York State Park Police Lt. Clyde Doty tells WGRZ-TV in Buffalo ( ) that people put their lives at risk…

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Theatre announced for Hilton site, to open in 2019

From the Niagara Falls Review: The city’s new 5,000-seat theatre will be located next to the Hilton Hotel and be connected to Fallsview Casino by a new enclosed walkway. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) officially announced the site late Thursday, despite work already being done on the property for weeks. The $130 million venue…

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