Flock, story time. When I was little, I was obsessed with boats. I loved classic ocean liners: they were art on water. During a visit of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University, I got to see the wonderful work of Justin Higner. For 25 years, Higner has been making elaborate ships out of readily-available … Continue reading Ship Happens: The Higner Maritime Collection at Castellani
Flock, Throwback Thursday came at me hard. If you're unfamiliar with my origins, I was originally a mascot for a radio show on WNIA radio. I spent a lot of quality time with a lot of quality people while there, and it will always hold a place in my heart. That being said: it's generally … Continue reading Sorry sir, WNIA machine broken
Flock, you know how much I love the old Rainbow Centre, right? I've spent countless hours scouring its remnants: from elevators to holes in the wall, I've seen it all. This is as abandoned as abandoned gets. Well, Christmas came along, and Santa delivered me something amazing, and I think it's finally time I show … Continue reading Rainbow Centre: The Opening Day Brochure
Well, the Kmart in Niagara Falls is officially history. In case you missed it, the Kmart on Military Road closed last week, riding the wave of closures and bankruptcies that parent company Sears can't seem to get out of. Now, Kmart hasn't always been the peak shopping location, but the last few years have seen … Continue reading So long, Kmart
We've made it through 2018, flock! This has been an interesting year. While the blog might have been a bit quieter than usual, I feel like the overall quality of the articles improved. One of my articles was even syndicated! Of course, I've been a busy cartoon sheep in the real world. This blog is … Continue reading Goodbye, 2018!
Merry Christmas, everyone! I hope your enjoying the holiday season. As a special Christmas gift, we have a special "Mailing Niagara"! This postcard of "A Festival of Lights" (it never was the Festival of Lights) features my favorite long-gone oasis, the Wintergarden. Even though we no longer have the iconic building, we finally have an … Continue reading Merry Christmas, Flock!
A new petition is demanding that Niagara Falls get a financial control board. 1976 offers another solution
Municipal flags are poorly designed, and the Niagara Falls city flag is no exception. But what can be done to fix this?
I was so hyped from last night's kickoff to Jingle Falls, I came back for more!
It was a spectacular kickoff to Jingle Falls complete with Santa, explosions, and fire breathers!