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Address: Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY

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Run down

This is a part of town that is very small. Most of the buildings are boarded up and or run down. I am not sure if this is because they are open for only part of the season or if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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English first
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a part of town that is very small. Most of the buildings are boarded up and or run down. I am not sure if this is because they are open for only part of the season or if this is actual what this is like all the time. Not what I would think about if I was in... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

While it was obviously the commercial hub of a vibrant Italian community at one time only little reminders remain like the few Italian restaurants hidden within a lot of run down looking shops that appear to cater to the mostly poor neighborhood around this small commercial stretch of road.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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212 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We drove through "Little Italy" on the way to the Niagara Aquarium. Things looked very dismal. The best things to see were the portrait of Tommy Tedesco (once the top sessions man in the world in my opinion) and the overhead, wrought iron, signs on either end of the area (on Pine Avenue).

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GRAND ISLAND
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261 attraction reviews
411 helpful votes 411 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

huh? this is an attraction... well, it does have an arched sign on pine avenue, but then so does Brocton, new York, and there's nothing there either... a somewhat ragged assortment of restaurants, abandoned taprooms and pawnshops... can't figure out how anybody sees this as an attraction...

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New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
16 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Perspective is important when visiting Niagara Falls, USA. After all, it is flawed yet interesting city that has seen decades of hard times after the mafia and defunct manufacturing left it by the wayside. That said, there are a few holdout neighborhoods and landmarks. Because they struggle to survive, they have more character than anything that can be located on... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

As I said above, the picture you see above - that's about it. There is nothing much here. Lots of empty storefronts. Some restaurants that serve blah food that are still around because some people will eat anything. On a rare occasion you see a new small place you may like to try, but it's gone the next drive through.... More 

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Pine Hill
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Not sure why this is considered an "attraction". This town is deserted with nothing but closed business. It is essentially the"hood". We came through several times because we were visiting family but I honestly didn't see anything worth stopping for. In fact, if you find your way on this street, do yourself a favor, lock your doors, do a u-turn... More 

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Roskilde
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107 reviews 107 reviews
43 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Only a few restaurants tells you that this is a area called Little Italy. It compete with chinese shops etc. Don't expect a romantic area like a lot of Piazzas in Rome. Its long time since Vito Corleone or look alike could be found in this area

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Pine ave. is called "Little Italy" because it used to be surrounded by an Italian community. It has since turned into slum. There are some places on pine that are worth a trip: Micheal's restaurant, the Como restaurant, Dicamillo's bakery and Latina's. It is not somewhere you want to bring your family and walk around. Visit these gems and that's... More 

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Lewiston, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

if you go down here you should see that you made a bad decision it is the fact that it is just what people apparently call "The Hood" it is very depressing to see what it has come to.

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