Border residents reflect on how the past continues to shape their hometowns, from the urban renewal that seeks to revive tourism in the Niagara Falls region to the “river rats” who smuggled alcohol across the Saint Lawrence during prohibition.
Prohibition ended in 1933, but it still shapes the region along the Saint Lawrence River, which is dotted with distilleries, museums and other nods to its past.
Tourists have flocked to Niagara Falls for decades for entertainment and beauty of its landscape. Yet the area struggles to recapture its former glory.
Canadians reflect on losing their childhood homes during the expansion of a seaway designed to give cargo ships access to the Great Lakes from the Atlantic Ocean
The historic and abandoned buildings throughout western New York are telling of where this region has been and what it could be in future years.