Breaking news: Niagara Falls City Council votes against cutting the mayor's salary. This was a smart move for the council, and a move that I completely agree with after knowing the facts. While a 10% pay cut for the mayor sounded like a good posterity move in our current financial crisis, there was a caveat … Continue reading Why cutting Niagara Falls’ Mayor’s salary never made any sense
Jingle Falls is an incredible revival of a holiday classic.
Oddly enough, today's Daily writing Prompt was "gorge." Living in the Falls, gorge immediately brings to mind the vertical shear separating us from Canada. It's majesty has inspired countless people from all walks of life, including myself. I've already written about the beauty of the gorge. It is a wonderful place to experience nature. It's … Continue reading I love the Niagara Gorge
This week, I'm reviewing the Pilot from JetPort in Town of Niagara. The Pilot is JetPort's take on a patty melt: a 1/3 lb burger with grilled onions and cheese on rye. Honestly, the Pilot is ridiculously good. Crispy and hot, it's a patty melt to be reckoned with. My friend got a bacon burger, … Continue reading JetPort Pilot review
There's a lot going on in Niagara Falls, and I've slipped a bit in coverage. Let's fix that: here's a shortlist of some big-ticket changes going on in the Cataract City. Jingle Falls! The Festival of Lights is back, people! Now called "Jingle Falls", the 3-Saturday event is definitely something you're going to have to … Continue reading There’s a lot happening in Niagara Falls
Flock, you know how I love my cameras. I was at my usual perch in the Power Vista last week, and felt it was the perfect day to snap some pics of the Niagara Gorge. If you aren't familiar with the beauty of the Niagara Gorge throughout the seasons, you're really missing out. I've covered … Continue reading The beauty of the gorge in autumn
The Niagara Falls city council results are in, and there's a shakeup in members (but not in power).
Yes, you read that title right. Chinese exchange students that are currently seniors at Lewiston Porter High School will now be habitating on the Niagara University Campus. The program was signed into existence by Superintendent Paul Casseri and Niagara University President James Maher today (Friday, Nov. 3.) This is actually a pretty unique setup: it … Continue reading Chinese LewPort exchange students to live at Niagara University
If you're a good history student, you know that Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier in 1947. What you may not know is that Niagara Falls played a crucial role in this. The need for speed The year was 1944. The world was at war, and the United States had … Continue reading How Niagara Falls broke the sound barrier
During the Never Ending Pasta Bowl, we'll be reviewing a selection of sauces from Olive Garden.