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From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo: Wayne Thomson can remember exactly where he was when he heard the province of Ontario was considering a law to allow casino gambling at two border towns. “At first I was skeptical,” the former mayor and current councillor of Niagara Falls, Ont. said. The Canadian resort city was eventually […]

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Graham on July 16th, 2015

From Niagara This Week: It is hoped a display of some tiny creations will be a big hit with visitors to Ripley’s Believe It of Not! Odditorium. Several micro sculptures by renowned artist Willard Wigan are now on display at the Clifton Hill attraction. “This is the smallest exhibit we have now,” said Ripley’s manager […]

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Graham on July 16th, 2015

From the Niagara Gazette: The imprint left by the career of Paul Gromosiak can be found across the world, from the knowledge of tourists who have taken home his books to the advances of the city of Niagara Falls which might not have happened without him. On Friday morning he was honored for his life’s […]

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Graham on July 15th, 2015

From the Niagara Falls Review: As a young boy, Nikola Tesla saw an image of the Horseshoe Falls in a travel book and told his uncle he wanted to put a wheel under the falls to harness the power of the moving water. A bronze statue of the brilliant inventor has stood guard at the […]

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Graham on July 15th, 2015

From the Toronto Star: Since its inception in 1867, Canada has welcomed newcomers from all walks of life, although perhaps less enthusiastically in recent years. As millions prepare to celebrate the country’s July 1 birthday, here are some things that immigrants and visitors have to try while in the great white north… 4. Visit Niagara […]

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From WKBW Channel 7 in Buffalo: One of the mainstays of Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Ontario is currently presenting the world’s smallest sculptures. At Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, the works of Willard Wigan can be viewed by visitors, but not with the naked eye. The incredibly small sculptures can only be seen […]

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Graham on July 14th, 2015

From the Niagara Falls Review: It’s hard to believe something can be so small, but that’s why it’s on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not odditorium. It’s a collection of rare micro-sculptures so small that many of them sit on the head of a pin or in the eye of a needle. The micro-sculptures […]

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Graham on July 14th, 2015

From the Niagara Falls Review: Supermodel Kate Moss visited Hornblower Niagara Cruises on Monday. Moss is known for her modelling work for brands such as Calvin Klein, Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana. “We were thrilled to welcome Kate Moss at Hornblower Niagara Cruises today to experience Niagara Falls up close,” said Mory DiMaurizio, general manager […]

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Graham on July 14th, 2015

From the Niagara Gazette: After May reports that the Hotel Niagara’s sale would finalize in June, undisclosed delays have pushed the closure date to the end of summer. In addition, an invitation obtained by the Niagara Gazette this past week advertises a “rare investment opportunity” at the historic Hotel Niagara, with recipients invited to consider […]

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