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I LOVE NY Logo - stackedAward-Winning State Park Provides New Recreational Opportunity and Unprecedented Access to Lake Erie Waterfront

October 18, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the transformation of the new Buffalo Harbor State Park, the City of Buffalo's first state park, is now complete. New York State purchased the once neglected property in 2013 and immediately invested $15 million across 3 phases to remediate the brownfield and transform all 190 acres into a vibrant state park. Today, more than 240,000 people visit the park annually.

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum$1 Admission! Saturday July 15th and Sunday July 16th

10:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tonawanda, N.Y. – Enjoy $1 admission to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum during Carrousel Carnival Days! The Children's Gallery will be transformed into a carnival midway with games for the whole family to play. The Kiddieland Testing Park rides, Kiddie Carrousel, and 1916 Number One Special Carrousel will be open to ride. Game and ride tickets are only $.50 cents each! …

NYS Summer of '17$7 Million Trail Improvements Completed as a Part of Governor Cuomo's $56.7 Million NY Gateway Connections Improvement Project
Encourages New Yorkers to Visit 2,000-Mile Trail System and Tourist Attractions across the State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the renovated Shoreline Trail along the Niagara River, between LaSalle Park and the Peace Bridge, in Buffalo. The newly renovated and realigned trail provides an additional 700 feet of pathway along the Niagara River and connects the Shoreline Trail Bridge to an elevated overlook at the west end of the structure. The overlook features expansive views of the confluence of Lake Erie and the Niagara River, and closer views of the Peace Bridge. A new 400-foot waterside viewing platform was also constructed at the water’s edge.

America's Wonder Dinner TheaterNiagara Falls, N.Y. – The America's Wonder Dinner Theater returns in 2017 with two shows and a bright future for celebrating our heritage and history in a fun-filed musical presentation.

"Niagara Falls - America's Wonder", our original show, returns for Sunday Brunch held at the Days Inn on the Falls.  At 11 a.m. each Sunday our team tells stories, presents characters of history and provides a wonderful musical soundtrack to the story of Niagara Falls from a uniquely American perspective.

Honorary International Peace Garden at the Buffalo History Museum14 peace gardens across New York State offer magnificent display of flowers

Batavia, N.Y. - The old saying "April showers bring May flowers" is proven to be true yet again. The Bicentennial Peace Garden Trail, which stretches across New York State from Lewiston to Oswego, is full of blossoming flowers and plants. Guests are encouraged to visit the 14 permanent gardens now through October to experience them in bloom and witness their beauty.

The Peace Garden Trail spans across the Greater Niagara, Finger Lakes and 1000 Islands/Seaway regions of New York State. Blooming annually from May to October, each garden is unique in style and design. Thanks to volunteers, museum staff members and local Master Gardeners, the gardens are brimming with a variety of flowers in vibrant colors.

America's WonderNiagara Falls, N.Y. – The America's Wonder Dinner Show played to rave reviews in 2016, with a showcase of great American Music at the Great American Waterfall - Niagara Falls!  In 2017 the show returns with two incarnations.

"Niagara Falls - America's Wonder" is a Sunday Brunch experience starting on May 28th and running until Labor Day Weekend, September 3rd.  The Brunch includes superb food and the wonderful experience of the Annie Taylor room at the Days Inn at the Falls, 443 Main Street in Niagara Falls, NY.

Event taking place at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls 

Niagara Falls, N.Y.  - There is even more reason to celebrate this March 17, as the City of Niagara Falls, NY is joining with the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), to mark its 125th Birthday at the annual St. Patrick's Day Party, held inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY), from 5 to 11 p.m.  Advance sale tickets are $9 or $10 at the door.  Children under 12 receive free admission.  Proceeds benefit local charities, as directed by the AOH's Niagara County Chapter, Division 1.

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (Jan. 30, 2017) - Calling all area food vendors, Old Falls Street, USA, the three-block entertainment district that connects Niagara Falls State Park with hotels and attractions in downtown Niagara Falls, NY, is calling for local vendors who are interested in selling their products during the 2017 summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day). Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year and may be obtained by emailing FallsStreet@gmail.com.

Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez of Paducah, Kentucky will join an impressive cast of speakers at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo to be held Jan. 20-22 at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls. Menendez, a regular on the Bassmaster Tournament Trail for 26 years, is slated to be a competitor in the Elite Series in 2017 once again.