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...

by George Bailey   

If you want to see Niagara from the seat of a bike there are number of places where you can rent one. Zoom Leisure has 3 locations along the Niagara Parkway where you can rent a bicycle .Ben Schweitzer operates one of these bike rental locations near the... Read more...

by George Bailey   

2,600 runners have registered to take part in the 5th Annual Women’s Half Marathon to take place this coming Sunday in Niagara Falls. Ross Robinson, founder and race director of the race says there will be runner’s from 10 provinces, 29 states and six cou... Read more...

by George Bailey   

About 28,000 people are expected to attend this weekend’s Comic Con to be held in the Niagara Falls Scotiabank Convention Centre at 6815 Stanley Avenue. A few celebrities who plan to be here are the Fonz of Happy Days, wrestling legend Shawn Michael, Mini... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Mackenzie Printery located in the small community of Queenston, 12 kilometres north of he falls is home to the Louis Roy Press, Canada’s oldest printing press and one of the few remaining original wooden presses in the world. You’ll find over 500 year... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Travel Centres across Ontario celebrate from Monday May 30th to Saturday, June 5th the unofficial kick off to summer. Jackie Phillip, regional manager Niagara Southwest region of Ontario says it’s a great time to visit one of the many tourism centres we h... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The 10th annual Niagara Falls Springlicious Festival takes place in historic downtown Niagara Falls, Friday, May 27, Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29th. This event is free. Parking is also free. There will be lots of culinary delights, exceptional bee... Read more...