Category: Niagara Falls News

Yuk Yuk’s president angry over Falls club closure

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

Yuk Yuk’s isn’t laughing about how its 10-year relationship with Casino Niagara came to an end last month.

In early January, management at Casino Niagara closed the comedy chain’s Niagara Falls club as part of a $7 million upgrade to the facility. A casino spokesperson said the space was needed for “new development ideas.” Read More…

Cuomo Proposal for Lodge on Niagara Falls Island Still Alive

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From US News & World Report:

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still considering a state-owned island near the brink of Niagara Falls as a possible location for a privately operated lodge. Read More…

Lundy’s Lane Restaurant Week starts Thursday

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

As Lundy’s Lane continues to evolve into a district “where the locals go,” the business community hopes to see thousands of Niagara Falls residents come out for Winter Restaurant Week.

Starting Thursday, and running through March 9, 13 restaurants in the dining and entertainment area will offer a variety of two- and-course fixed-price lunch and dinner menus. Read More…

The hidden history of Niagara Falls

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From WIVB channel 4 in Buffalo:

In Niagara Falls, historians and members of the community are working together to uncover the hidden history of the Underground Railroad in the Cataract City. Read More…

Public input to be welcomed for Goat Island development

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From WBFO News:

Niagara Falls mayor Paul Dyster has released a statement regarding the visitors lodge that has been proposed for Goat Island. Read More…

GUEST VIEW: Is it wrong to want to retire to Niagara Falls?

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From the Niagara Gazette:

My name is Jayne Cuda and I grew up in Niagara Falls, New York during the ‘50s and ‘60s and I loved it. I currently reside in Los Angeles but return to my hometown six weeks each year.

This June, I will be retiring from Los Angeles Unified School District after 30 years of service as a teacher, counselor and an administrator. My current plan is to buy a home in Niagara County… Read More…

Cuomo Talks Toppling Taxes, Defends Thruway Signs, Tourism in Niagara Falls

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From Time Warner Cable News:

…Cuomo says he won’t stop his call for development on Goat Island in Niagara Falls, despite a petition calling for the park to remain focused on nature and having funds instead go toward other parts of the city. Cuomo says the state is still pushing forward with a request for proposals for projects that could help boost tourism there. Read More…

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