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Queen City Bucket List: Cave of the Winds

blog by Erin Daetsch  • 

{video_photo_caption}Erin headed to Niagara Falls to cross off the next item on her summer bucket list

Growing up in Buffalo offers you the rare luxury of having a natural wonder of the world right in your backyard. Some people are smart enough to take advantage of this unique opportunity visiting the Niagara Falls regularly, while others can go their whole life only…

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The Wallenda Walk, revisited: So many storylines

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}There he goes again.

That was terrifying, wasn’t it? Nik Wallenda’s successful foot-over-foot toddle sans safety harness across 1,400 feet of two-inch cable suspended a quarter-mile above the unforgiving floor of the Grand Canyon (well, the Little Colorado River Gorge) made…

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Wallenda reality show postponed - VIDEOS

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Flickr / dpape

When Wallenda walked the wire over Niagara Falls last month, viewers learned that the Science Channel would air a reality show documenting the process leading up to…

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Katy Perry stops by Niagara Falls

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Twitter.

Move over Ryan Gosling, Katy Perry wants to visit the falls too.

Added to the

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He made it! Here’s what the world had to say

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

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First of all, not to toot the old company horn too loudly, but I opened my Saturday Buffalo News on the front step this morning and was wowed by the huge photo of Nik Wallenda and

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Hard Rock Cafe and 97 Rock Wallenda Walk VIP Party - PHOTOS

gallery by David Marino  • 

{video_photo_caption}Hard Rock Cafe and 97 Rock sponsored a Nik Wallenda Tent Party Friday Night in Niagara Falls.

I you did not have a wristband to see Nik Wallenda's high wire walk across NIagara Falls in person, the next best place to be was the Hard Rock Cafe & 97 Rock Wallenda Walk VIP Party Tent, Fans enjoyed music from Exit, food, drink and watched the historic walk on a…

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Wallenda worst-case scenario - VIDEO

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda will walk across Niagara Falls tonight, but he’ll be attached to a tether just in case he loses his footing on the high wire. Still, some speculate that Wallenda could detach the tether mid-walk, leaving him at the mercy of the elements.…

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Colbert weighs in on Nik Wallenda walk - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Colbert Report.

“Wallenda fever” has taken the nation by storm.

Stephen Colbert put in his two cents on the daredevil…

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Nik Wallenda viewing update

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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As the popularity of Nik Wallenda’s walk across Niagara Falls reaches staggering levels, the Niagara USA tourism center continues to plan for the mass influx of tourists craving adventure. The

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UB experts break down Wallenda’s tightrope risks

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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The media attention has been constant for Nik Wallenda’s tightrope attempt across Niagara Falls. The Buffalo News seems to be running at least one story daily on the activities leading up to the June 15 event, ranging from Wallenda’s…

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Sometimes, the daredevil loses

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Nik Wallenda may not be the best person to decide what's safe.

So Nik Wallenda doesn’t want to wear a safety harness, and his father doesn’t like interlopers telling his family how to play it safe. Hey, he’s…

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‘The Wallenda Walk at Niagara Falls’ set for June 15

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Walk the Falls

Coming from a family known as “The legendary Great Wallendas,” you know this guy means business.

Announced today by the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation, Nik Wallenda, “King…