Skratch announced that Season 2 of “Is It Driveable presented by Avis” will feature World Long Drive champion Maurice Allen’s attempt to be the first person to drive a golf ball across Niagara Falls. The first episode in the three-part series will appear on July 30, with the remaining episodes being released on consecutive days at www.skratchtv.com.
Apparently he was successful. See the Niagara Parks tweet about it.
From a PR Web press release:
The newest restaurant and attraction in Niagara Falls, Ontario is now open; Niagara Distillery & Billy Bones BBQ. The innovative restaurant opened its door to the public on Wednesday, and has already grabbed the attention of tourists and locals alike. This unique venue is located at the corner of Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue, just steps from Niagara Falls. The new restaurant specializes in hand-crafted spirits and deeply smoked BBQ selections from legendary competition favourite Billy Bones.
From the Niagara Gazette:
It seems forever that tourists have questioned why there’s so little to do here compared with all the action on the Canadian side.
The answer is quite simple: Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls, Ont., offers countless attractions, running the gamut from the 175-foot-high Niagara Sky Wheel to the rebuilt Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Other crowd pleasers include “Movieland: Wax Museum of the Stars “ and the Dinosaur Adventure Golf, including a 50-foot high “active” steam-erupting volcano that lets golfers play directly through an eerie, cavernous setting on the way to the 18th hole. The Wizards Golf: Glow in the Dark Mini Putt, is a challenging course too. And, of course, we can’t ignore the fact that from the Ontario side, visitors have the better view of the natural wonder.
From the Niagara Falls Review:
After 80 days on strike, the workers at Rainforest Café on Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls and the restaurant’s owners have been ordered to enter into a first contract.
The order came from Ontario Labour Relations Board vice-chair Patrick Kelly, who issued the decision late in the afternoon Wednesday stating he knew it was a difficult process.
The workers, represented by Workers United Local 2347, walked off the job April 7 after they had been unable to reach a collective agreement with management a year after workers voted to unionize.
From The Travel:
The world is a vast and amazing place, with countless wonders to see and experience. Many wonders are part of the natural structure of the earth, many are man-made wonders that have stood the test of time and continue to impress us to this day. From breathtaking waterfalls to towering structures to tropical islands stock full of unique wildlife, the world is full of countless wonders that will amaze you…
Niagara Falls is #10 on the list