We're getting to that time of year again. The time of year when Buffalo starts looking less like a beautiful snow globe and more like a salt-smudged wasteland.
Those pretty, cheery Christmas lights are gone. Hawaii and Florida are looking pretty good. Or a Caribbean cruise -- or a Gulf coast getaway, or --- or ---
But what if you can't get away?
You'll have to enj…
Bird Kingdom, in Niagara Falls, Ont., looks like just another tourist attraction. It is not.
It is the most fanciful thing this side of fiction.
You might find yourself high in the middle of a giant rain forest, inches from two serene, Victoria Crowned Pigeons, with no glass between you. Named for Queen Victoria, they are giant blue birds, round as a globe, with extr…