Niagara Falls

Graham Wing on October 24th, 2014

Someone wrote into the Kiama Independent (in Australia) and asked about driving from New York City to Niagara Falls and back. It is a short response, but mentions what is probably a very scenic route.

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Graham Wing on October 23rd, 2014

From Yahoo! Canada Celebrity: Deadmau5 may have sold his Purrari, but he has some new animals on his mind. The Niagara Falls native has come out in protest of his hometown’s theme park and aquarium, Marineland, for keeping animals captive. On Monday, the 33-year-old music producer wrote a blog on his website entitled “Deer Marineland,” […]

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Graham Wing on October 22nd, 2014

The Man on the Lam blog has a blog post called If You Build it, They Will Come which has an infographic that is “a look at the biggest proposed construction projects in Canada that never happened”. It has an Expedia logo at the top of the infographic. I’m not sure how accurate it is, but there […]

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Graham Wing on October 21st, 2014

From the Buffalo News: Tickle your imagination with high society from the glory days of the Falls. Pack your brain with forgotten history about some of the oldest buildings in the city, some built during the Civil War and others even older. Discover ornate designs of houses and mansions that prominent industrialists from a bygone […]

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From Global News: Have you ever wanted to experience the Maid of the Mist tour of Niagara Falls without being dampened–sometimes drenched–by actual mist? How about the Calgary Zoo without the line-ups or odorous animals? Google Maps unveiled virtual visits of more than 50 new Canadian destinations in its Street View feature Tuesday. It looks […]

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Graham Wing on October 21st, 2014

From the Buffalo News: The Niagara Global Tourism Institute, an initiative led by Niagara University to “transform the regional tourism industry,” opened Friday in the Power City Building in downtown Niagara Falls. The institute will use the university’s expertise in hospitality and tourism management “to enhance Niagara Falls’ tourism industry,” according to a Niagara University […]

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Graham Wing on October 20th, 2014

A recent CNN iReport was about Niagara Falls (including a few pictures): There are two cities in the world that bear the name Niagara Falls. The first city is Niagara Falls, New York, which is a part of the Buffalo, NY Metropolitan Area. On the other side (to the northwest) of the Niagara River, lies […]

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Graham Wing on October 20th, 2014

I recently found an old coupon on the ground for Hooters. Hooters used to be part of the Baymont Inn, but the hotel has changed to a Quality Inn & Suites. Note: If you follow the link to Hooters, you’ll see that they spelled Niagara wrong (Niagra). I’m sure this coupon is not valid anymore […]

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Graham Wing on October 20th, 2014

From Yahoo! Australia: With more than 2.2 million litres of water plunging over its edge each second, the sheer power of the Niagara Falls is humbling to behold. However, while I expected to be awed by such a tremendous force of nature, I was ill prepared for the full extent of its beauty. Clear and […]

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Graham Wing on October 17th, 2014

From Niagara This Week: The City has managed to secure $240,000 to help stage the annual New Year’s Eve celebration at Queen Victoria Park. Staff was successful in obtaining a pair of grants — $184,500 from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Celebrate Ontario fund and an additional $50,000 from the Niagara Tourism Partnership.

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