by George Bailey   

With temperatures now reaching -8 below Celsius the harvesting of grapes used in the production of Niagara’s famous Icewines has begun. Niagara is recognized as a leading producer of internationally acclaimed icewines. Icewine is produced after grapes hav... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

It’s a cold one outside and Hornblower Niagara Cruises wants to recognize the  brave and adventurous ones who wanting to snap and submit their best picture of Niagara Falls, Canada for a chance to win 5 daytime ‘Voyage to the Falls’ boat tour passes + 5 f... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Nearby Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake continues with their annual film festival Series. Feature films are shown on Saturday’s at 3 p.m. in the Festival Theatre. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Cost for a ticket is $12.00. Here’s the line-up for this January... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This year’s free New Year's Eve party in the park at Niagara Falls, Canada was again a roaring success. The show featuring Australian singer Keith Urban and according to most reports drew upwards of 65,000 people. The live show was also televised to milli... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Everything looks a go for tomorrow’s free outdoor New Year’s Eve show at the foot of Murray Hill across from the American Falls in Niagara Falls Canada. Grammy winner Keith Urban will headline the show. Urban said he’s looking forward to spending time her... Read more...

by George Bailey   

A two year celebration commemorating 200 years of peace between Britain (Canada) and the United States comes to an end on December 31st. It reminded me that it was on December 24th, 2014 that the Treaty of Ghent signed in Ghent, Belgium officially ended t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Every year about this time authorities install what we refer to as an, Ice Boom at the mouth of the Niagara River at Fort Erie. The 2.7 kilometre boom consists of 22 spans (floating steel pontoons) which are installed when the temperature at Buffalo reach... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Facebook recently announced that Niagara Falls is the top Checked In location in Canada. The Rogers Centre came in second and Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada placed third on the list of 12 top places. Niagara Falls Ontario Mayor Jim Diodati is quoted as sayin... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, December 15, 2014 – The City of Niagara Falls History Museum continues to programme around the centenary of World War I, this time with CHRISTMAS IN THE TRENCHES. The unique Christmas event tied into the historic Christmas truce of 1914... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I can. Niagara Dry Ginger Ale was a bottled soft drink produced here in Niagara Falls from the early 1930’s to the early 1970’s.I can remember as a young 25 year old walking down Ferry Street past the current Niagara Falls History Museum and looking throu... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just came across an article I had written 25 years ago about Niagara’s hidden pot of gold that I thought might be of interest. It’s believed there could be a pot of gold buried somewhere on the banks of the Niagara River in the lower Niagara Glen Nature... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Check out the Niagara Falls New Year's Line-Up! Put on your best Cowboy hat when you attend this year’s New Year’s Eve free outdoor event in Queen Victoria Park opposite the infamous Canadian Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls Canada. Grammy award winner Ke... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This past weekend I went with my wife Ellen to see OH CANADA EH’S new holiday show, “Swingin Little Sleigh Ride”. It came as no surprise the new show and the meal were both excellent. I also learned after speaking with the dinner show theatres’ General Ma... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This event won’t be the downhill skating race, Crashed Ice, the energy drink company did a few years ago in winter. This new event is called “The Wings for Life”. It is a global event and Niagara Falls will be the only site in Canada where the race will b... Read more...

by George Bailey   

  In a previous blog I mentioned I’d list a few more famous people who have visited Niagara Falls over the past years.   -1989- Hockey great, Wayne Gretzky -1991- Canadian environmentalist, David Suzuki -1991- American Bandstand and game show host, Dick C... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Two major events will take place this Saturday in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The annual Santa Clause Parade begins at 11 am in historic downtown Niagara Falls. The parade begins at the corner of Victoria Ave and Armoury Street. It winds its way downtown to N... Read more...