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Niagara Falls hotel owner may build another hotel next door

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From the Buffalo News:

The owners of the Wingate by Wyndham hotel in downtown Niagara Falls have acquired the neighboring lot and may build another hotel there. Read More…

CITY DESK: Cuomo called out over Goat Island ‘lodge’

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From the Niagara Gazette:

The “bottom-up,” “community first” approach to development and redevelopment has been all the rage in recent years.

It seems, after decades of essentially telling the people what’s best for them, public officials and entities finally figured out that there are advantages to getting what they like to call “community buy-in” before moving forward with a project.

There’s nothing worse than rolling something out only to face stiff opposition.

Poor early reviews tend to linger and can plague a project through completion and beyond.

That’s why it’s hard to blame people in the Niagara Falls area who have been scratching their heads over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement about plans to build a lodge on Goat Island.

Largest Non-Casino Project in Downtown Niagara Falls in 40 Years Taking Shape

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From Time Warner Cable News:

It seems fitting that the Hyatt Place Hotel, the long-discussed and delayed $35 million project under construction on Rainbow Boulevard in Niagara Falls, has hit a few bumps once shovels went into the ground. Read More…

Niagara Falls names panel to lead 125th anniversary observance

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From the Buffalo News:

City Historian Elaine Timm was named chairwoman of a committee that will organize this year’s events to mark the 125th anniversary of Niagara Falls becoming a city in 1892.

The city was incorporated on March 17, 1892, and the city will mark that date in conjunction with the Ancient Order of Hibernians’ annual St. Patrick’s Day event in the Niagara Falls Conference and Events Center.

A Facebook page, NF125 Anniversary Committee, will be used to announce upcoming events and contests, and to share historical information. Residents also may use the page to suggest community events.

Niagara Falls gearing up for 125th anniversary

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From the Niagara Gazette:

The city of Niagara Falls is gearing up for a special anniversary party.

City officials announced the creation of a new committee on Wednesday that will lead the local effort to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Niagara Falls, USA.

The city was formally incorporated on March 17, 1892, meaning the city’s quasquicentennial will be arriving on March 17.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel To Open In Niagara Falls, NY

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From Hotel Interactive:

The 76-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Niagara Falls, New York is scheduled to open on Friday, June 10, 2016 with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor. Located at 643 Rainbow Boulevard, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Niagara Falls will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by SAI Lodging, LLC. This is the first Fairfield Inn & Suites in the area to feature the brand’s new design and décor, which enhance the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment.

Niagara Falls businesses voice opposition to Seneca gas station near casino

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From the Buffalo News:

Niagara Falls businesses are speaking out against a planned Seneca Gas Station on sovereign territory near the Seneca Niagara Casino.

The Niagara USA Chamber issued a release on Monday saying it cannot support the Seneca Nation’s plan to open a 24–bay gas station on sovereign land within the City of Niagara Falls.

Twice in a lifetime? American Falls could go dry again

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

The possibility of the American Falls going dry for the first time in 47 years isn’t a concern to the Niagara Parks Commission.

In fact, it may create a tourism boom.

“I think it would have a positive impact,” says Parks chairwoman Janice Thomson, reacting to reports the New York State parks system intends to divert water from the American Falls some time in the next two to three years to work on two aging pedestrian bridges. “It would be similar to the ‘Frozen Falls’ phenomenon, it gets people’s imagination (going). They would have to come and see it.”

Hotel Niagara sale expected by end of summer

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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 the $199,900 purchase price for a fully furnished suite or the possibility of obtaining a limited quantity of $99,900 suites contingent upon a 120-day payment plan. Private tours are being conducted today.

Tourism initiatives aimed at lengthening tourists’ stay in Niagara Falls

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From the Buffalo News:

A trip to visit Niagara Falls could be much more than a stop to view the world famous waterfalls.

Plans to develop new tourism in the “Falls to Fort” region and extend tourists’ length of stay and overall spending were announced at a media event Monday in Niagara Falls, hosted by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Tourism and Convention Corp. and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster.

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