March 11, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
If you’ve got an service or product to pitch head to the Niagara Falls Scotiabank Convention Centre this Friday, March 19th between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dragons’ Den, a popular national television show is seeking people to appear on this… Read more
March 9, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Niagara Parks Commission has announced the outdoor Oakes Garden Theatre at the foot of Clifton Hill in Niagara Falls is to undergo a major renovation.
The theatre which was built in 1935 will include restoration of the distinctive… Read more
March 7, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
Workers clear a path with hand shovels near the edge of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls at Table Rock. Note the, “modern” snow plough on the road.
The “monsters” on the left are lampposts covered with mist from the falls. These same posts are… Read more
March 3, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
28th Cuvee celebrations Begin Friday, March 4th at Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls
The big highlight of this annual event that celebrates everything great about Ontario VQA wineries takes place on Friday evening, March… Read more
March 1, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Lundy’s Lane Historical Society is presenting this coming Thursday, March 3rd at 7.p.m. a presentation by Melanie Battell on “Harnessing the Power of Niagara”. I f you’re interested in how hydro power is produced at Niagara you should… Read more
February 29, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
It has been more than 20 years since significant funds have been used to upgrade the lighting system that lights up Niagara Falls each evening year round.
It was recently announced that the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario will contribute… Read more
February 26, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Niagara Falls Heritage Committee will recognize on Feb. 27th properties in Niagara Falls that have done an outstanding job of preserving a portion of the history of our city. This free annual event takes place at the Niagara Falls… Read more
February 24, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
My wife Ellen and I like to walk. This past weekend we parked our car free at Queenston Heights Park, about a 15 minute ride north from Niagara Falls, and walked the paved trails around this park. There were lots to see.
First and… Read more
February 23, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
An Icebridge is when ice forms below Niagara Falls from the Canadian to the American side of the river.
It occurs when we have very cold weather (which creates ice in the upper river) followed by a warm spell. This warm weather breaks up… Read more
February 22, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
It was announced recently Victoria Avenue Business Improvement Association (B.I.A.) that Victoria Avenue from the intersection of Clifton Hill to Highway 420 will undergo a $3.5 million dollar upgrade starting this spring. The city of… Read more
February 18, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The NPC is holding its second annual Job Fair this coming Saturday, February 20th at the Niagara Falls campus of Niagara College. The campus is located at 5881 Dunn Street. The fair runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Applicants are encouraged… Read more
February 17, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
This is a photograph of the original Table Rock found about 61 metres (200 feet) from its current location. If you walk the pathway towards the Illumination Tower you’ll see a plaque that I wrote many years ago describing this point. This… Read more
February 16, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Niagara Parks Commission is seeking bands to perform at next summer’s Coca Cola Concert series. The series take place every weekend from Victoria Day (Monday, May 23) long weekend to Labour Day (Monday, Sept 5). Shows are presented… Read more
February 12, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The whole family is invited to an interactive free Reptile Show at the museum at 5810 Ferry Street in Niagara Falls that takes place Monday, Feb. 15thThe Reptile Shows take place at 11 a.m. 1 p.m., 2 p.m. &3 p.m.
In addition to… Read more
February 11, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
If you’re wondering what to do with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day look no further. Niagara Falls offers plenty of things to keep the spark going. Just check out www.niagarafallstourism.com.
When you visit Niagara Falls at any time of… Read more
February 10, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Niagara Parks Commission one of the region’s largest employers of seasonal employees will be holding a Job fair on Saturday, February 20th at the Niagara Falls campus of Niagara College. That address for the campus is 5811 Dunn Street.… Read more
February 9, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
For many years, I’ve conducted my own personal campaign to add the word Canadian when talking about the Horseshoe Falls. The fall is found entirely in Canada as set out in the Treaty of Ghent in 1814.The international boundary is set above… Read more
February 3, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
I read in today’s local newspaper that the New York State Power Authority is considering diverting the water that goes over the American Falls to the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. This could occur in the next two or three years to repair two… Read more
February 2, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
Michael Bolton will be on the stand of the Avalon Theatre of the Fallsview Casino on Saturday, Feb. 13th and Valentine’s Day, Sunday, Feb,14th.This multiple Grammy Award winning singer will perform songs like, “When a Man Loves a Woman”… Read more
February 1, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
Niagara Falls has a rich history as one of Canada’s first Black Communities .It was along the Niagara border from Fort Erie to Niagara on the lake that many blacks escaped slavery by crossing the Niagara River from the United States. One… Read more
January 29, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
Meteorologists from The Weather Channel plan to be in Niagara Falls on Friday, Jan. 29th and Saturday, January 30th to film Niagara Falls in winter. Beauty shots will be captured on Friday and inserted in the live show which will appear on… Read more
January 28, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The popular Niagara Icewine Festival takes place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in Niagara Falls. The three day event features live entertainment like Desire, Jonesy, The Maddhatters, and The… Read more
January 26, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
The Niagara Falls History Museum at 5810 Ferry Street have been busy lately scanning pages and transcribing the names, dates and places from 59 ledgers from the former Niagara Falls Museum. This museum closed in 1999 and the contents sold… Read more
January 22, 2016 byGeorge Bailey
Some folks still think Niagara Falls attractions close up for the winter. That’s so far from the truth. Just about all Niagara Falls attractions are open now. If you’re looking for a different winter excursion visit the Journey behind the… Read more