Clifton Hill museum founder dies

From the St Catharines Standard: Believe it or not, there was a time Clifton Hill wasn’t filled with museums, arcades, shops and houses of horror. One man, Alec Rigby, helped pave the way for the hill to become Niagara Falls’ main tourist destination when he brought the Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum to the…

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Hornblower Cruises hopes to persuade Maid of the Mist operator to exit

From the Buffalo News: When a San Francisco company begins operating boat tours in Niagara Falls, Ont., in 2014, it won’t be with the iconic Maid of the Mist name. And if Hornblower Cruises & Events gets its way, it will be the only tour boat operator in the Niagara Gorge. “We’re not anxious to…

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Oh Baby! Ripley’s in Niagara Falls to Host Fertility Statues Exhibit

I received the following via email, but also found it on the web: Oh Baby! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Niagara Falls to Host Fertility Statue Exhibit World-famous statues are linked to more than 2,000 pregnancies – so proceed with caution! Niagara Falls, ON. – (August 4, 2010) – Ripley’s Believe It or…

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