Tag: leisure

    Summer fun in Niagara Falls: 10 things to do on your next trip

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    From NewYorkUpState.com:

    Niagara Falls has all kinds of reasons to get outside in the summer. It is a haven for anyone longing for laid-back leisure. And anyone looking for outdoor excitement will be equally happy. Start with the thunderous falls. What could be a greater rush than standing near 3,160 tons of water thundering by each second? You can enjoy a picnic beneath blue skies or swoop over the Niagara River at a dizzying height. Here is a sampling of attractions.

    Consultant hired to study feasibility of events center in Niagara Falls

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    From the Buffalo News:

    A Minneapolis consulting firm, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International, has been hired to study the feasibility of a sports and events facility for the City of Niagara Falls.

    The consultant has been directed to deliver the report by Oct. 1, according to Samuel M. Ferraro, Niagara County economic development commissioner. The $113,000 cost will be split equally among the county, city and state.

    Family Day ‘spectacular’ for tourism

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    From the Niagara Falls Review:

    It was designated as a day for family time.

    Perhaps more importantly, Family Day was needed to bridge the long holiday gap between New Year’s Day and Easter.

    No matter what the reason, a three-day weekend in February is a gift Niagara Falls will gladly accept. After all, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s website, “there is good reason to believe a mid-winter holiday may spark an increase in industries such as tourism and entertainment, leisure.”

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