Niagara Falls’ City Council election showed a strong show of support for incumbent Kenneth Tompkins. Tompkins secured (unofficial) 5,442 votes, more than any candidate in the city election (even mayor elect Robert Restaino). John Spanbauer secured 4,366 votes, with Alicia Kenyon close behind with 4,337. Donta Myles received 3,071. There were also 42 write-ins. The … Continue reading Niagara Falls City Council Election: Tompkins wins second term, second seat too close to call.
Today was the ribbon cutting for Niagara Falls's newest business incubator. This isn't your Grandpa's business (although it is in the same building).
Who should be mayor of Niagara Falls? I'm finally sharing my opinion.
S.E. Kenneth Cosentino announced a last-minute write-in campaign for mayor of Niagara Falls. So, who is Ken?
A nice little summary of the Niagara Falls Mayoral Debate.
People driving into Niagara Falls looking for the "Nikola Tesla Museum" are met with confused looks, shrugs, and storage building.
Why the idea of a single hero saving Niagara is dangerous.
Exterior of the former Jenss building on Main Street. Flock, everyone seems to be over the moon about the future of Main Street, and I'm cautiously agreeing with them. Buffalo-based investment group Blue Cardinal Capital just closed on 38 buildings in Niagara Falls, most of them on Main Street, for the tune of $3.2 million. … Continue reading Why you should be excited (but not too excited) about the Main Street deal
Now that I have your attention with a dramatic headline, let's go over the history of June 7, 1956. On this day, the Schoellkopf Power Station fell into the gorge. If you're interested in the full story on this, there is an excellent write-up of the entire event on NiagaraFrontier.com that I absolutely recommend. Schoellkopf … Continue reading June 7, 1956: The Day Old Niagara Died
With the Johnnie Ryan building officially gone, local architecture buffs and historic preservationists are having a rough time. The pinnacle of Art Moderne in Niagara Falls is gone, and we have nothing left of the style's influence... ...unless you travel up Buffalo Avenue to LaSalle, where an old dairy facility sits in quiet repose. If … Continue reading A brief glimpse at the other Art Moderne building in Niagara Falls.