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    Cuomo Talks Toppling Taxes, Defends Thruway Signs, Tourism in Niagara Falls

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    From Time Warner Cable News:

    …Cuomo says he won’t stop his call for development on Goat Island in Niagara Falls, despite a petition calling for the park to remain focused on nature and having funds instead go toward other parts of the city. Cuomo says the state is still pushing forward with a request for proposals for projects that could help boost tourism there. Read More…

    Wallenda’s feat is given monumental recognition

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    From the Buffalo News:

    The tethered steps that Nik Wallenda took on a mist-drenched, 2-inch steel cable across Niagara Falls more than two years ago gave the former honeymoon capital of the world a chance to reclaim a moment in the spotlight.

    But that 26-minute walk before a television audience of more than 10 million also catapulted the daredevil to global fame.

    Last year, he got the chance to walk untethered across a gorge near the Grand Canyon. Later this year, he plans to stride across the top of the Chicago skyline.

    Wallenda’s June 15, 2012, walk from the U.S. to the Canadian side of the falls was remembered Monday with the official unveiling of a monument on Goat Island in Niagara Falls State Park.

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