by George Bailey

At the foot of Clifton Hill just after you enterQueen Victoria Park you’ll see a large circular pond found inside large blocks of concrete. The pond is surrounded by a walkway and in the warmer month’s colourful flowers. This pond, built…

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by George Bailey

I blogged recently about a Day Rainbow now here’s something about a Night Rainbow. There’s an island that separates the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls on the U.S. side of the border called Luna Island. Luna is Latin for moon.…

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by George Bailey

A popular event, the 4th Annual Lundy’s Lane Restaurant Week”, continues until Thursday, March 9th. Sixteen restaurants found along the, “lane” are offering two and three course prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at incredible prices. Some…

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by George Bailey

Despite their splendour, rainbows usually get, “second billing” next to the falls, especially to first time viewers of the falls. On any bright sunny day (they’ve been few and far between so far, this winter) you are guaranteed a rainbow…

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by George Bailey

The Niagara Parks Commission, in conjunction with the Royal Ontario Museum, is featuring a travel exhibit looking into the intriguing world of owls. The exhibition is found at the Niagara Parks Commission’s Butterfly Conservatory until…

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by George Bailey

One of Niagara Falls largest employers, The Niagara Parks Commission is holding a Job Fair this Saturday, Feb 25th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The fair takes place at Niagara College’s Niagara Falls campus at 5881 Dunn Street. Over 350…

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by George Bailey

It was in February of 1912 that Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton and Burrell Hecock, who was trying to save the Stanton’s, drowned when the ice bridge they were standing on started to break up carrying them to their death in the lower…

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by George Bailey

Despite their splendour, rainbows usually get, “second billing” next to the falls, especially to first time viewers of the falls. On any bright sunny day (they’ve been few and far between so far, this winter) you are guaranteed a rainbow…

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by George Bailey

In the mid 1890’s, Nikola Tesla, a brilliant electrical engineer, developed a system of alternating current (AC) which enabled power from Niagara Falls to be transmitted great distances. The system was put into use on November 15,1896 when…

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by George Bailey

As you enter Niagara Falls from the west along Highway 20 this roadway at Allanport Road (It’s just a half kilometres from theWelland Canal lift bridge) becomes Lundy’s Lane. From here it continues easterly to historic Main Street. Here…

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by George Bailey

Yes, they do. But fish have more luck in surviving the plunge than humans. They are better built to survive the plunge because they live in water all the time and are much more pliable and lighter than humans. At the bottom of the falls is…

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by George Bailey

I took my 4-year-old grandson, Conor recently on a,” Saturday morning adventure” and travelled to the nearby Niagara District Airport to look at the planes and helicopters. While in the terminal, I struck up a conversation with Ian Goodwin…

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by George Bailey

Just to the north of us on the on the mouth of Lake Ontario at the end of the Niagara Parkway is the pretty town of Niagara on the Lake. This past week the town received word that the travel sight Trivago has listed them as one of the top…

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by George Bailey

With temperatures in the -7 to -9 Celsius range, the trees and lampposts near the falls are now covered with the freezing mist generated by the falls. Bundle up warm in several layers of clothes and walk the area near Table Rock at the…

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by George Bailey

As you enter Niagara Falls from the west along Highway 20 this roadway at Allanport Road (It’s just a half kilometres from the Welland Canal lift bridge) becomes Lundy’s Lane. From here, it continues easterly to historic Main Street. Here…

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by George Bailey

There should be a new $3-million Big Top Amazing Mirror and Laser Maze, 2,500-square-foot attraction opening on Clifton Hill between April and June of this year. The attraction is now being built by the Niagara Clifton Group on the site of…

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by George Bailey

The Falls at Niagara are about 12,000 years old. This is relatively young compared to other waterfalls in the world. Some are up to 2.5 million years old! Here’s the Coles Notes version of how our falls were formed. During the Glacial…

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