A new petition is demanding that Niagara Falls get a financial control board. 1976 offers another solution
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
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
The Art-Deco era hotel in Niagara Falls, NY is about to go through a massive makeover. Here are the seven numbers you should know about the project.
The Niagara County IDA is giving DiCienzo's waterpark along the Sheraton a ridiculous deal. If all goes through, the waterpark would get a sales tax exemption on building materials, and 12 years exemption of property tax. 12 years. That's crazy. On the other hand, a waterpark would seriously boost tourism, so surrounding businesses would see … Continue reading Niagara Falls waterpark gets tax breaks
Good morning, Niagara Falls! It is currently a pinch before 5am Eastern Time here in the fabulous Cataract city, 63 degrees. The high today's a fab 77 in the afternoon, and we're looking at a sunny Saturday. Our show this morning is sponsored by sleep deprivation, leather paint, and (unofficially) the 1975 city council: Fantastic! … Continue reading Good Morning, Niagara Falls!
It's not even wide in the news yet, but Niagara Falls is getting new development. The Montante Group has been tapped to develop land on Niagara Street, near the Seneca Niagara Casino. Market rate apartments are expected, as well as a business incubator from Niagara University. This goes along with news that Community Beer Works … Continue reading Now that’s Progress: Niagara’s new projects
Is Niagara Falls USA getting a waterpark?
The Seneca Nation has discontinued NYS revenue sharing.