Niagara Falls

From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo: During the winter months unless you’re ice fishing, a lot of fishermen are dreaming of the days the fish are ready to be caught. This weekend, thousands are traveling to The Conference and Event Center of Niagara Falls to get prepared. One fisherman told News 4,”Gone are the days […]

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Graham on January 23rd, 2017

From the Toronto Sun: An interactive museum that hopes to recreate the experience of sailing on board the Titanic may be coming to Canada. A group in Niagara Falls, Ont., has conditionally purchased land that would house the museum and is moving ahead with plans to launch an exhibit dubbed “Experience Titanic.” David Van Velzen, […]

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Graham on January 20th, 2017

From Live Design: Niagara Falls was first lit in 1860 with 200 Bengal lights for a celebration for the Prince of Wales. The first use of electric lights came in 1879, when the falls were illuminated by carbon arc lights for a special visit by the governor-general of Canada. Then 1901 saw the falls lit […]

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Graham on January 19th, 2017

From the Buffalo News (including several beautiful pictures): Even Tesla was freezing. That is one image that sticks with me after the overwhelming experience of seeing Niagara Falls in winter. You know that oversized, Soviet-style statue of Nikola Tesla that sits on Stedman’s Bluff, overlooking the American Falls? The great scientist sat hunkered down, the […]

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Graham on January 19th, 2017

From WGRZ Channel 2 in Buffalo: For the first time in a very long time, there are signs of life in downtown Niagara Falls. On Rainbow Boulevard, construction crews have been working around the clock to build Mark Hamister’s $35 million Hyatt Place hotel, set to open later this year. The world-famous Rainforest Café opened […]

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Last week I received the following press release from the Niagara Falls History Museum: For Immediate Release Prediction: SNOW from January to April at Niagara Falls History Museum Niagara Falls, ON, January 13, 2016 – Canadians have a long-standing fascination with snow.  We either love it or hate it, and sometimes we do both.  We […]

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From Le Parisien: Découvrir les Chutes du Niagara sous un autre angle. On connaît l’image des Chutes du Niagara, ces impressionnants murs d’eau en forme de fer à cheval où la rivière Niagara effectue un saut de 51 mètres dans le vide. C’est en été que le spectacle est le plus impressionnant. Mais on oublie […]

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Graham on January 17th, 2017

From the Norwalk Reflector: A Norwalk native and her husband received an unpleasant surprise when they visited Niagara Falls. Jill (Morr) Spildener, along with her husband, Jamie, visited the Falls area on Friday. The Berea couple parked on the American side, walked across Rainbow Bridge to Canada, and then made their way down toward Horseshoe […]

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Graham on January 16th, 2017

From WKBW Channel 7 in Buffalo (includes video): Governor Andrew Cuomo is now proposing a second phase of the Buffalo Billion initiative. A key focus is increasing tourism in places like Niagara Falls. The governor would like to construct a new state-operated tourism visitor center on Grand Island, reclaim 135,000 acres of the Niagara Gorge […]

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Graham on January 13th, 2017

Let’s finish the week with a nice photo courtesy of Earthsky.org. Click the screenshot to the the full-size image.

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