Niagara Falls News

From the Buffalo News: If you’re looking for your latest Instagram post or selfie opportunity, you might want to look across the border. Niagara Parks is unveiling its new Illumination LED light display Thursday evening – promising new, brighter, more energy-efficient Xenon lights with 1,800 color combinations on the Canadian side of the falls.

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Graham on December 2nd, 2016

From North Country Public Radio: Parks officials in New York are planning a project of historic significance: temporarily shutting off the American Falls. That will dramatically alter a natural wonder that attracts millions of tourists from around the world. The Niagara Falls State Park project is designed to replace two pedestrian bridges that are over […]

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Graham on December 2nd, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: After several delays, the Whirlpool Adventure Course will not open this year, and company officials are now pinning their hopes on next spring. “There’s two outstanding variance issues with the (Technical Standards Safety Authority) that we are continuing to move forward with, pursuing the variances,” said Lindsay DiCosimo, marketing and […]

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From Forbes.com: It’s a tall order to be one of America’s most iconic landmarks, especially in a country that boasts Yosemite Valley, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, and dozens of other natural wonders that exist nowhere else on earth. But ask any American—or virtually anyone in the world who’s travelled to the U.S. for that matter—and […]

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Graham on December 1st, 2016

From the Buffalo News: A drive-through festival of holiday light display was to be switched on, followed by a fireworks show, the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 23 in Hyde Park. There were more than 20 displays available Wednesday, but Peter P. Robinson, head of A Hand Up Inc., said the number will soon increase to […]

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Graham on December 1st, 2016

Note: The Review is a little slow on this one. I posted about this back at the beginning of June. Of course, they were able to get more details than I posted. From the Niagara Falls Review: Construction has begun on a $3-million circus-themed mirror and laser-maze attraction on Clifton Hill. It will replace the former Brick […]

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Graham on November 30th, 2016

From the Buffalo News: Music and holiday cheer will start at City Hall and spread to all of Niagara Falls aboard the Holly Trolley on Dec. 2. The City of Niagara Falls tree lighting will be held from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Dec. 2, in the lobby of City Hall, 745 Main St., with refreshments […]

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Graham on November 30th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: Concerns over drone activity have led to a request from the local police board for signage prohibiting the small aircraft from flying over Niagara Falls. Niagara Regional Police services board chairman Bob Gale brought the issue forward at Thursday’s meeting, calling on Niagara Parks Commission to consider adding signs around […]

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Graham on November 30th, 2016

From The Daily Journal (Kankakee, IL): Visitors hear the falls long before they see them. Each second, 74,000 gallons of water rush at 40 mph toward the brink and thunder over Niagara Falls. The water of the Niagara is not only noisy, it is beautiful. On a sunny day, the current roils to reveal forces […]

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Graham on November 29th, 2016

From the Niagara Falls Review: The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will officially unveil its enhanced falls illumination project at a lighting ceremony, Dec. 1. The $4-million revitalization project uses the latest technology to light the Horseshoe and American Falls. The new system will provide twice the current lighting levels and allow for a full palette […]

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