Niagara Falls News

Graham Wing on October 21st, 2014

From the Buffalo News: Tickle your imagination with high society from the glory days of the Falls. Pack your brain with forgotten history about some of the oldest buildings in the city, some built during the Civil War and others even older. Discover ornate designs of houses and mansions that prominent industrialists from a bygone […]

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From Global News: Have you ever wanted to experience the Maid of the Mist tour of Niagara Falls without being dampened–sometimes drenched–by actual mist? How about the Calgary Zoo without the line-ups or odorous animals? Google Maps unveiled virtual visits of more than 50 new Canadian destinations in its Street View feature Tuesday. It looks […]

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Graham Wing on October 21st, 2014

From the Buffalo News: The Niagara Global Tourism Institute, an initiative led by Niagara University to “transform the regional tourism industry,” opened Friday in the Power City Building in downtown Niagara Falls. The institute will use the university’s expertise in hospitality and tourism management “to enhance Niagara Falls’ tourism industry,” according to a Niagara University […]

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Graham Wing on October 20th, 2014

A recent CNN iReport was about Niagara Falls (including a few pictures): There are two cities in the world that bear the name Niagara Falls. The first city is Niagara Falls, New York, which is a part of the Buffalo, NY Metropolitan Area. On the other side (to the northwest) of the Niagara River, lies […]

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Graham Wing on October 20th, 2014

From Yahoo! Australia: With more than 2.2 million litres of water plunging over its edge each second, the sheer power of the Niagara Falls is humbling to behold. However, while I expected to be awed by such a tremendous force of nature, I was ill prepared for the full extent of its beauty. Clear and […]

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Graham Wing on October 17th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: The City has managed to secure $240,000 to help stage the annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Queen Victoria Park. Staff was successful in obtaining a pair of grants — $184,500 from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Celebrate Ontario fund and an additional $50,000 from the Niagara Tourism Partnership.

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From the Toronto Sun: A human rights group is calling for the seizure of plasticised human bodies on display at a Niagara Falls science show, claiming a number of them may be of Chinese people who were imprisoned and killed in that country.

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Graham Wing on October 16th, 2014

From the Simcoe Reformer: It’s summer holidays and that means university students around the world are working and travelling for adventure and experience. In the spirit of youthful exploration online travel adviser Cheapflights.com offers its top 10 year-round list of destinations for scholars on a budget. Reuters has not endorsed this list: 1. Niagara Falls, […]

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Graham Wing on October 16th, 2014

From a Globe Newswire press release seen on Yahoo! Finance: Orbitz.com today announced the winners of the 2014 Best In Stay Awards, which honor nearly 400 top-rated hotels in 75 popular destinations based on reviews by Orbitz customers. There are up to five Best In Stay winners in each destination, and hotels with the highest […]

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Graham Wing on October 16th, 2014

From the Niagara Falls Review: Are you having any fun? Has your disability, the wheelchair or scooter, stolen your inner child? Think Clifton Hill. It’s always talked about as the tacky or zany part of the Niagara Falls experience. Something like a nutsy, loud brother-in-law that is part of the family but everyone wishes he’d […]

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