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Engineers once shut down Niagara Falls’ water flow for three days

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From Mashable (via AOL):

For several months in 1969, the torrent of water rushing over American Falls, one of three waterfalls that makes up Niagara Falls, was reduced to little more than a trickle. Read More…

Ambitious plans for Buffalo Ave. in Niagara Falls unveiled to public

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From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo:

An ambitious proposal for the future of an industrial corridor in Niagara Falls was unveiled Tuesday night. Architecture firm LaBella Associates presented to the public long-term proposals for Buffalo Avenue. Read More…

Review: Niagara Falls from Broken Habit

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About a month ago I posted about a new play about Niagara Falls that is being performed in New Orleans. Here is some more info…

From the Gambit:

If Samuel Beckett were alive today, he might focus a play on an American treasure transformed into a tourist trap and toxic waste dump. But the message of Niagara Falls, presented recently by Broken Habit Productions at Theatre at St. Claude, is a more dismal existential vision…

Niagara Falls tells the story of a city destroyed by neglect, poverty and pollution, which could describe many urban environments abandoned by industry and left to deteriorate. Its suburb, Love Canal, is reeling from an environmental disaster resulting from the construction of homes and schools on land where chemical waste was dumped. Love Canal residents develop leukemia, and their neighborhood is demolished.

Hard Rock Rising 2017 in Niagara Falls

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From Niagara Frontier Publications:

The search for the next rising star is on. Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, invites emerging musicians in the market to take the stage for its annual Hard Rock Rising “Battle of the Bands.” The competition offers one lucky winner a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform during halftime at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Read More…

Sleep Cheap raises $142K for Niagara groups

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

This past Sleep Cheap Charities Reap event raised $142,349. Read More…

Niagara aquarium expands to protect threatened penguins

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From the Toronto Star:

A Niagara Falls aquarium is expanding so it can breed and protect the threatened Humboldt penguin. Read More…

Yuk Yuk’s president angry over Falls club closure

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

Yuk Yuk’s isn’t laughing about how its 10-year relationship with Casino Niagara came to an end last month.

In early January, management at Casino Niagara closed the comedy chain’s Niagara Falls club as part of a $7 million upgrade to the facility. A casino spokesperson said the space was needed for “new development ideas.” Read More…

Cuomo Proposal for Lodge on Niagara Falls Island Still Alive

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From US News & World Report:

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is still considering a state-owned island near the brink of Niagara Falls as a possible location for a privately operated lodge. Read More…

The hidden history of Niagara Falls

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From WIVB channel 4 in Buffalo:

In Niagara Falls, historians and members of the community are working together to uncover the hidden history of the Underground Railroad in the Cataract City. Read More…

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