by George Bailey   

It was 54 years ago this month on July 9th,1960 7-year old Roger Woodward, as the result of a boating accident, went over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls wearing only a life jacket and survived. His 17-year old sister, Deanne was also miraculously plucked fr... Read more...

by Corey Larocque   

When love came to town, it took out the trash.   The One Love Order @ The Border music festival brought hundreds of reggae, soul and jazz fans to Niagara Falls for a three-day event, but it also led to the creation of The Grove, a new venue on Niagara P... Read more...

by Corey Larocque   

Reggae musician Fire Lion performs Saturday night in Niagara Falls at the first One Love @ The Border music festival. It's the first event held at The Grove, a new Niagara Parks Commission venue, nestled between the Oak Hall moraine and the Floral Showhou... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

JULY 4TH,5TH,6TH - MUSIC FESTIVAL Join us on July 4, 5 ,6 for Canada’s highly anticipated Hip Hop, Reggae, and R&B Music Festival happening in beautiful Niagara Falls. One Love Order at the Border will be featuring the largest number of international... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

Top  FREE things to do in Niagara on Canada Day. CANADA DAY AT FORT GEORGE 8:00 AM TO 10:00 PM If you’re a history buff then the Day at Fort George is for you.  Start your day with pancakes served up fresh for those early morning risers!  It’s a spectac... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Something new and exciting is planned in Niagara Falls Clifton Hill district this summer. It’s called, “The Best Free Show Next to the Falls”.   From Friday, June 27th until September 1st visitors will be able to watch at the top of Clifton Hill (Niagar... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Well, firstly it’s neither of these. It’s the International Control Structure that extends 1,550 feet from the Canadian shore to the roughly the middle of the Niagara River, about a half a mile above the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. It just looks like someon... Read more...

by George Bailey   

For two weeks in June of 1953, Niagara Falls took,” Second-billing” when Hollywood movie goddess, Marilyn Monroe arrived in Niagara Falls to begin filming the movie, “Niagara”. It seemed the Falls no longer existed and all eyes were on Marilyn.   Marily... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I had the pleasure this past weekend to attend the 4,132 performance at this popular Niagara Falls, Canada Dinner Show.   I can remember attending the first performance of this dinner theatre show in the spring of 1994.It was then held in the building t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Under beautifully clear skies the two catamarans of Niagara’s newest attraction, Niagara Wonder and Niagara Thunder- of Hornblower Niagara Cruises, were christened yesterday June 10th in the lower Niagara River below the falls. Terry MacRae, C.E.O of the... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I can still remember as a 12 year old boy living in Niagara Falls Ontario the collapse of the Schoellkopf Power Station into the Niagara Gorge on June 7th of 1956. It occurred about 5 pm in the afternoon and I happened to be near the falls with my 14 yea... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Drive the lower Niagara Parkway north of the falls and chances are you’ll start to smell, than see various Lilacs Bushes that are now in bloom near the Floral Clock.   In 1966 just prior to  Canada’s centennial year, The Niagara Parks Commission was giv... Read more...

by George Bailey   

A 15 minute drive from Niagara Falls will take you to the Welland Canal. This canal is the gateway to the upper lakes and is designed to by-pass Niagara Falls and carries ships over the Niagara Escarpment. It’s where ships climb the mountain.   The cana... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was with sadness that I learned of the passing of Dick Mann on May 7th of this year at the age of 81.   You may not have known Dick personally but chances are you’ve seen some of his work. Dick was one of two long time operators that have lit up Niag... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Thanks to additional funding provided by the Tourism partnership of Niagara this years free fireworks season will include Wednesday displays during July and August. This is in addition to the Fridays, Sundays and holidays from Victoria Day(July 1st) weeke... Read more...