From the Buffalo News: Fay Booker, general manager of the Niagara Parks Commission, has resigned from the Canadian park agency. The reasons for Booker’s resignation are unclear, though a source familiar with the situation said tensions between the agency and the Niagara Falls, Ont., city government likely played a role. Before her hiring as general [...]
From the Niagara Falls Review: As tensions rise between the border guard and suspicious driver at the Rainbow Bridge, Jonathan Sobol can’t keep a straight face. He’s watching on a monitor ten feet away as the guard, played by Canadian comedian Mike Wilmott, asks the driver – actor Jay Baruchel – what’s in the trunk [...]
From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo (including a video): Nik Wallenda presented new plans to the Niagara Parks Commission, this week. The proposal outlined his exact path across the falls. Still, he’s walking a fine line with the Canadians and some in Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls historian Paul Gromoziak said, “Oh my God, it’s ridiculous [...]
From the Buffalo News: The Niagara Falls publicity stunt was born like this: It was September 1827.A group of hoteliers wanted to make a quick buck. So they sent an old lake schooner, filled with terrified animals, over the brink. The spectacle, as planned, drew thousands. Many of the animals died in the plunge. It’s [...]
The Clifton Hill blog has a nice write-up about a photographer from Holland who came and visited, along with some links to some great pictures. Check it out! A few weeks ago we were contacted by professional photographer Ken Cranney, who recently visited Niagara Falls with his wife Ina and son Riley. They traveled all [...]
From The Source Weekly (including a nice picture): Niagara Falls is one of those places where you can forget its beauty because the falls are surrounded by cheesy attractions in Canada and by rather squalid urban areas on the American side. But the falls are still impressive.
From the Buffalo News: A deadline to submit proposals to operate boat tours from the Canadian shore below Niagara Falls passed Monday, but the number of bidders and the names of companies that submitted proposals will remain secret for now. Niagara Parks Commission Chairwoman Fay Booker said the commission does not plan to release details [...]
Someone with a Blogger blog posted about a recent trip to Niagara Falls: I had been to Niagara Falls over 20 years ago as a child with my parents. At the time, they seemed huge. Now, as an adult, they are beautiful and romantic, but not inspiring. It’s sad to see what much of the [...]