by George Bailey   

Officially opened yesterday, the new WildPlay MistRider Zipline ride that descends 670-metres (2,200 feet) into the lower Niagara Gorge near the falls is a great success. Operators of the ride say they are averaging 500-600 riders a day. The cost of the m... Read more...

by George Bailey   

For the 12th consecutive year the Fallsview Casino Hotel in Niagara Falls has been awarded by the Canadian and American Automobile Associations a Four Diamond Award Rating. Less than six percent of the 28,000 hotels approved by CAA/AAA receive this award.... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The crest line of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls measures approximately 670 metres wide (2,200 feet),the American Falls about 260 metres (850 feet) and the Bridal Veil Falls about 15 metres (50 feet).The crest line of Luna Island (that’s the Island that sep... Read more...

by Expedia   

Feeling the spray of cool water across your face and poncho from aboard Hornblower Niagara Cruises may be the highlight of your trip to Niagara Falls, but then again—it may be just the beginning. Niagara has more to offer than its famous falls; from epic... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Niagara Parks Commission announced it’s much anticipated, Mist Rider Zip Line Attraction opens Friday, July 15th. Staff has already tested the zipline attraction that descends from the Grand View Marketplace at the foot of Clifton Hill some 670 metres... Read more...

by George Bailey   

If you like live music (it’s also free) make you way to the historic downtown of Niagara Falls on Sunday, July 17th. From 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. there will be 46 bands performing at Taps Brewhouse, 4680 Queen Street. This will be the second Livestock Music... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 56 years ago on July 9th that a seven year old boy as a result of an accident went over The Canadian Horseshoe Falls wearing only a life-jacket survived the plunge with only minor scratches. At the same time, his teenage sister was miraculously res... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Looking for something to do on Friday evening, then head to the Niagara Falls History Museum at 5810 Ferry Street ,Friday, July 8th.From 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. There will be an event titled, Shake Rattle and Roll a 50’s Sock Hop and Cruise Night. You’ll be... Read more...

by George Bailey   

That’s the General Brock Hotel in Niagara Falls. It was on July 1st, 1929 that the then first high rise Niagara Falls hotel opened. The new hotel consisted of eleven floors which towered over the landscape. This 20,000 square foot hotel had 247 bedrooms a... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Niagara Parks, the Ontario Parks Association, The NPC School of Horticulture Alumni and the Niagara Catholic School Board of Niagara formed a partnership to open a unique new bee habitat, about a 20 minute drive north of the falls off the Niagara Park... Read more...

by George Bailey   

If you like art, you‘ll want to visit the Riverbrink Art Museum at 116 Queenston Street just below the Niagara Escarpment in the tiny village of Queenston. It’s about a 20 minute drive north of Niagara Falls. This museum is the former summer home of Londo... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This year’s crop of fresh strawberries and cherries are now available for picking. Travel the lower Niagara Parkway towards Niagara on the Lake and you’ll be able to purchase them right from the farmers that grew the fruit. Walker’s Country Market has bee... Read more...

by George Bailey   

If you travel north along the Niagara Parkway about ten kilometres from the falls, you’ll come across this magnificent Floral Clock. It’s a clock that has a face made up of approximately 16,000 carpet bedding plants. Each year gardeners of the NPC design... Read more...

by George Bailey   

As part of the Queenston Village Fair (Queenston is 12 kilometres north of the falls along the Niagara Parkway) there will be a Laura Secord Day on Saturday, June 18th. This free event takes place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be period activities... Read more...

by George Bailey   

On a recent walk on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, about 8 kilometres north of the falls along the Niagara Parkway I stumbled upon an interesting garden maintained by the students of the School of Horticulture located at this location... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Here’s another set of wheels you can use to travel around Niagara Falls to see what Niagara has to offer is to take one of the many WEGO buses you’ll find in the Park system and throughout the city. This bus transportation system connects all parts of the... Read more...