Ship Happens: The Higner Maritime Collection at Castellani

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

Rainbow Centre: The Opening Day Brochure

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

So long, Kmart

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