I appreciate your candid review. Unfortunately, there's nothing much I can do about the aesthetics of our neighborhood. It is a little rundown, yes, so as many parts of Niagara Falls NY. As my previous guests have stated in one of my reviews, "Just a note, area may seem a bit deserted and ran down, but don't let it scare you. In fact it's very quite and neighbors are nice." Rest assured that I dont put my guests in harms way if I think the neighborhood is bad.
The person who asked you if you were lost and told you to stay off the street is actually a good citizen/neighbor. He/she was looking after your, your wife and kid's safety because you are walking on the street instead of the sidewalk, but it seems like you took them in a negative way.
Again, thank you for your candid review.