From Buffalo Business First: Captain Kirk is coming to Niagara Falls. So is Clark Kent, Dylan McKay and Brandon Walsh. The third annual Niagara Falls Comic Con, set for the ScotiaBank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ont., has landed several TV icons including Canadian-born actor William Shatner, best known for his portrayal of Captain James […]
I’ve had several blog postings over the years about the High Times in Niagara Falls. Apparently they can’t use the name now. From the Globe and Mail: A Federal Court judge has ordered Hightimes Smokeshop to take down its sign and pay $55,000 in a ruling that says the shop in Niagara Falls, Ont., has […]
From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo (includes video): For one night last year Nik Wallenda returned Niagara Falls to its past glory with his daredevil wire walk. Now a source tells 2 On Your Side that Wallenda may return to the Falls next July, this time with his family’s acrobatic show to perform for up […]
From the Buffalo News: Plans to redesign Goat Island in Niagara Falls State Park will be the subject of an open house hosted by state parks officials from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St. The format of the open house will allow the […]
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer: Does the home of one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders really need more sparkle? When it comes to the holidays in Niagara Falls, my answer is, “It may not need it, but why not?” For the 31st year in a row, the Canadian city is hosting a holiday […]
From WKBW Channel 7 in Buffalo: Niagara University’s Global Tourism Institute will include building space in downtown Niagara Falls and dedicated research efforts that seek new tourism opportunities, university officials said this week. It will aim to attract international students interested in studying tourism and also establish partnerships with other educational entities and businesses.
From the Toronto Sun: When it’s cold and snowy outside, the action heats up along the Falls Avenue Resort area in this city’s tourist district. The 8-hectare resort includes hotels — Sheraton on the Falls, Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls-Fallsview, Skyline Inn and Clifton Victoria Inn at the Falls — with great views, an indoor waterpark […]
From MyTwinTiers.com: The state has launched a more than $3 million project to improve Niagara Falls State Park, New York’s most-visited Park. On Tuesday, workers began blocking off public access to the Three Sisters Islands and Luna Island viewing areas on the American side of the Falls. The project calls for $2 million in upgrades […]
From CityNews.ca: Niagara Falls and the CN Tower will be bathed in purple light on Sunday evening in a global effort to raise awareness of preterm birth. Sunday is World Prematurity Day and hospitals, parliament houses, bridges and skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building, are taking part.