While the Maid of the Mist is certainly the longest-running sightseeing tour in Niagara Falls, the Great Gorge Route was the most popular for a time. John Slater dives into the international railroad line that attracted millions.
Before Darien Lake’s roller coasters dominated the area’s amusement rides, Indian Falls’ Boulder Park was the place to spend summers in Genesee County.
Ellsworth Statler got his start as a bellboy before he ever arrived in Buffalo. This is the story of the man who transformed the hotel industry and built the Hotel Statler on Niagara Square.
What began with a pair of deer now includes bears, gorillas, giraffes, elephants and dozens of other animals. Explore the long history of the Buffalo Zoo — the third oldest zoo in the nation.
For centuries, people of all backgrounds and walks of life have recorded their impressions of Niagara Falls. Jack Wysocki provides a survey of these viewpoints, as well as the accompanying development — good and bad — of one of Western New York's most significant geographic features.
A pictorial from the Buffalo Sunday Times, May 1927 chronicles the construction of the Peace Bridge.
Looking for ways to supplement their coal-shipping business, the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway offered their passengers excursion trips to destinations throughout the western regions of New York and Pennsylvania. One such location was Cascade Park near Springville. Take a visit through vintage post cards and photos.
Prompted by the $1.3 million sale of the Towers, we take a look at the history of the former Hotel Statler.