— VisitBuffaloNiagara (@BuffaloNiagara) December 18, 2014
Hundreds of skaters flood the ice at the grand opening of The Ice at Canalside. pic.twitter.com/ejnsoojUF3
— Derek Gee (@DerekGeePhoto) December 19, 2014
Rochester, this could be us.
We also have a canal and a river downtown. But all we’ve managed to build over the last decade is Corn Hill Landing, which is a great place to have dinner, go for a summer stroll and watch the fireworks. It’s no main attraction, however.
Last week, the Democrat and Chronicle rehashed the idea from Broad Street Underground to turn the aqueduct into a mall. Yes, a mall. Like we don’t already have a daunting task to fill up retail space at Sibley and Midtown. Even worse, this half-baked plan includes a tunnel between the Blue Cross Arena and the convention center. “Gee I wish there was an underground walkway so I can get from my luncheon to the hockey game,” said no one ever. Continue reading