A flood of metaphor set in a dying Rust Belt resort

From the New Orleans Advocate: For many Americans, Niagara Falls exists only in imagination or memory. It’s nearly effortless to conjure up images of the towering, majestic falls and the great rush of water, images often inspired by picture-perfect postcards or by distant recollections of a long-ago honeymoon. But for residents of Niagara Falls, New…

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36 Hours in Niagara Falls

From the New York Times: At Niagara Falls, the United States is the poor relation and Canada is king. Nature gave Canada the wide-angle view of the majestic waterfall that straddles the border between the two countries, and the Canadians’ commercial bet on tourism landed most of the visitor comforts on their side of the…

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How Bureacracy and Bickering Brought Down Niagara Falls

From Governing.com: Down an overgrown path along the bluffs above the Niagara River gorge, a couple of miles downstream from the breathtaking cataract that gives Niagara Falls, New York, its name, there is a long-forgotten abutment from which city leaders think they can see the city’s future. Remarkably, it looks a great deal like the…

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