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    Day tripper: Niagara Falls, Canada

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    From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle:

    From Rochester: 80-85 miles. About a 1½-hour drive, depending on delays at border.

    Attraction: Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse, 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Canada. Enjoy the “Welcome Home for the Holidays” theme, featuring 22 pieces from The Niagara Parks Commission’s Miniature Village Collection.

    Daytripper: Niagara Falls

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    From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle:

    The 5th annual Niagara Falls Blues Festival, being held on Old Falls Street, USA, takes place Sept. 6 through 9. More than 20 acts will perform, including James Cotton, Donnie Walsh, Richard Ray Farrell, The Nighthawks, John Primer, Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues, Tas Cru, The Forty Fours and Shrimp Daddy. Old Falls Street is a three-block entertainment district connecting Niagara Falls State Park with various downtown attractions, and is directly adjacent to the state park at Prospect Street.

    News regarding the Maid of the Mist

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    I’ve waited for the “dust to settle” before posting more about the Maid of the Mist. There were lots of articles posted, but as usual, other than the local sites they were mostly Associated Press or Canadian Press articles. Here are a selection of good articles:

    Daytripper: Niagara Falls, Ontario

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    From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle:

    From Rochester: About 90 miles.

    Attraction: The Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario, running through Jan. 4, features holiday light displays, live concerts, fireworks and special events. The outdoor displays are lighted from 5 p.m. to midnight, including an “Enchantment of Disney” display.

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