by George Bailey   

I took a sunset cruise of the lower Niagara River to the mouth of Lake Ontario last night and at the same time enjoyed a lovely dinner aboard the Niagara River Belle. The occasion was a Volunteer Appreciation Night sponsored by our local Niagara Falls TV... Read more...

by George Bailey   

As usual, I had my morning coffee at Tim Hortons and struck up a conversation with two folks from South Carolina. They told me they were in Niagara Falls to attend a Model A Ford convention that was in the city this week. The convention is being held at t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Mark, Saturday, June 20th, 2015 if you want to see the Pan Am Flame arrive at City Hall between 4:45 and 5:20. The celebration will continue the same day in Queen Victoria Park near the falls with inflatables, entertainment and giveaways from 5 pm. Until... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Happenings this Weekend The Rotary Sunrise Club of Niagara Falls is expecting 20,000 people to attend the 11th annual Ribfest that takes place this weekend from Friday to Sunday at the Niagara Square parking lot on Montrose Road. Parking, admission and... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The new Vintage Festival is the perfect way to celebrate the start of summer. With everyone heading outside there’s no better place to enjoy it than here in Niagara .There are over 5,989 hectares (14,800 acres) of lush vineyards and wine makers are eager... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just picked up a copy of the Niagara Parks Visitor Guide for 2015/16 and am I impressed. The 48 page full colour guidebook is slick, easy to read and filled with plenty of things to see and do. The full colour glossy photography is superb! I think one... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 63 years ago that 26 year old Marilyn Monroe arrived on June 2nd to begin filming of the movie, “Niagara”. Until the movie was finished filming on June 18th it appeared Niagara took, “second billing”. All eyes were on Marilyn. I can remember as an... Read more...

by George Bailey   

One of the nice things about living in Niagara Falls is that there seems to be always something happening. Here are just few things you can take in in this coming weekend. The Niagara Falls Women’s Half Marathon happens on Sunday, June 7th. This 21.1 ki... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Here’s another reason to visit Niagara Falls. There are big changes for the annual Springlicious event being held on Queen Street in the historic downtown of Niagara Falls between May 29 and 31st.There will be more live bands and many more vendors. The b... Read more...

by George Bailey   

What is one of Ontario’s earliest, if not, first police forces was founded 187 years ago on May 27th, 1887. When the then called, “Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Police Force” consisted of a Head Policeman who was paid $2.50 per day and a Park Policeman wh... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Driving north along the Niagara Parkway just past the Floral Clock I could smell the lilac gardens before I saw them. Just on cue, the magnificent gardens were in full bloom and what a sight (and smell) it was. The gardens came about as a gift in 1966 fr... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Niagara Parks employees have finished putting a new face on the world famous Floral Clock located along the Niagara Parkway north of the falls at Queenston. I was invited this past week to get into a bucket truck to take an aerial photograph of the clock... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Unofficially this long Canadian Holiday Victory Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of the summer season in Canada. In Niagara Falls there are plenty of free activities for the whole family to enjoy. Victoria Day is a federal Canadian public holiday... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Niagara Falls History Museum will be presenting from May 14 to September 6, 2015 an exhibition of a series of framed artwork on Niagara Falls mounted chronologically. The exhibit will highlight the variety of avenues and mediums used over the centurie... Read more...