From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo:
The Robert Moses Parkway has long been viewed by some as a “concrete moat” between the city and its riverfront, and thus an impediment to potential economic development.
But for just as long, its proposed removal has been mired in red tape according Falls Mayor Paul Dyster.
“Sometimes people call it the ‘Peace Bridge’ of Niagara Falls,” Dyster remarked, in reference to the now decade long debate over building a new international border crossing between Buffalo, NY and Fort Erie, Ont.
On Monday, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) came to Niagara Falls to announce his support for the effort to remove the Robert Moses Parkway between John Daly Boulevard and Main Street and replace it with a park road, improving pedestrian access between the city’s South End tourist district and the waterfront, in hopes of sparking economic growth.
The other day I received the latest CAA magazine. I’m in the Niagara Region, so there are always local things highlighted in the magazine. I noticed these 3 things in particular. I’m not sure which (if any) of them might have been in other regional editions of the magazine:
- The small “Coaster Craving” article doesn’t mention Dragon Mountain at Marineland, but does mention Sky Screamer
- I thought the ad for the Fallsview Cascade was interesting, as it doesn’t show the hotel at all.
- Thundering Waters is mentioned in the Grip It and Rip It blurb