Niagara Falls building has played Iowa fight song for 6 months
Well here’s a weird one.
According to the Niagara Gazette, a vacant building in Niagara Falls, New York, has been playing the University of Iowa fight song “from about 4 to 11 p.m. on most nights for roughly six months.”
This is not a joke – and local neighbors have complained.
From the Gazette:
A local restaurant, Wine on Third, neighbors the vacant building with an address at 500 Third St. The structure is also kitty-corner to the Niagara Gazette offices, 473 Third St.
Its owner, Shawn Weber, said he remains uncertain of why the music keeps playing. His customers, he said, have complained, as have the residential tenants above Wine on Third.
"I’m not sure what the purpose is or what the issue is," Weber said.
The newspaper says the building is owned by “Thunderfalls LLC,” and the company did not return requests for comment.
Over that seven-hour period, the song plays more than 500 times. Maybe the owner is still buzzing from the Hawkeyes’ undefeated regular season and run to the Rose Bowl.
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