A Breakdown of the Johnnie Ryan Building Debacle

Look at the above building. This tan brick, glass blocked, asbestos wonder of an office structure has been the center of a months-long fight over historic preservation and the right to demolish. This series of events began in February, when local residents noticed construction crews gutting the vacant structure. The construction workers openly admitted that … Continue reading A Breakdown of the Johnnie Ryan Building Debacle

Exploring Artpark (and possible nightmares)

Flock, last week, I went with my friends on an impromptu hike around Artpark in Lewiston. I've never actually hiked through Artpark, so the experience was interesting to say the least. We first went through what my friends called the "Indian Burial Ground", which opened up quite a few questions for me. (These included, but … Continue reading Exploring Artpark (and possible nightmares)

Let’s Talk About the Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidates, Shall We?

It's Niagara Falls mayoral election season, flock. This year's election is a big one: with current Mayor Paul Dyster not seeking reelection after three terms, the highest position in the city is up for grabs. As of writing, there are three main candidates seeking to be the face of Niagara. These two Democrats and one … Continue reading Let’s Talk About the Niagara Falls Mayoral Candidates, Shall We?

Buffalo Wing Joint and P.U.B. Stuffed banana pepper and steak sub review

Flock, last week after Pints for Progress, I headed over to Buffalo Wing Joint and P.U.B. on Niagara Falls Blvd. I've been meaning to check the place out for years now, and I really wish I had gone sooner. I ordered myself a Bud Light (judge accordingly) and a large stuffed banana pepper and steak … Continue reading Buffalo Wing Joint and P.U.B. Stuffed banana pepper and steak sub review

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