Niagara Falls boosters do not do understatement.Rather, they specialize in hyperbole.The latest example came from a ceremony held this week to announce the selection of a consortium to design, build, finance and maintain a new 5,000-seat entertainment centre for the casino.
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Score one for political success driven by grassroots community efforts.
The public meeting on Grandson of Port Tower was about to start.
I don’t envy local experts tasked with forecasting 25 years into the future.
Economic development can be a perplexing governance game in Niagara.
Once again, we are reminded there is no more misused phrase in a politician’s vocabulary than “quite frankly.”
The Standard has some explaining to do.
Today, we have a multiple-choice quiz. Relax, it won’t take long. There’s only one question. It relates to Fort Erie regional Coun. Sandy Annunziata.
Thank goodness for the Grape and Wine parade.And I’m not talking about the actual procession of floats, bands and Shriners, either.Rather, my shout out is in recognition of its power to set road construction deadlines.
St. Catharines has a downtown problem.
Here’s some real estate news of possible interest.
A large, high-profile suites hotel in Thorold appears to be biting the dust after more than 25 years of operation.
We’re in the dog days of August. So, that makes it as good a time as any to connect St. Catharines with this summer’s big movie hit, Dunkirk.
Some day the history of bringing GO trains to Niagara will be written.
We do updates in this space, even if there isn’t much to update.
Local reaction to West Lincoln’s bid for another seat on Niagara regional council was swift, consistent and clear.
The recent damage to St. Catharines’ indoor pool is likely to prove costly.I’m not talking about the repairs. Presumably, fixing the Kiwanis Aquatics Centre’s ceiling and lighting fixtures won’t break the bank.Then again, when has anything ever broken the public-sector bank?The cost of which I speak comes further down the road.
Interesting times on the public facility management front in St. Catharines.
So, what will Niagara’s transportation system look like in 25 years?
You have to think Walter Sendzik wishes he never heard of MoneySense magazine.