by George Bailey   

In Ontario elementary and secondary school, students have a week-long break in March to celebrate spring. This traditional break started today and continues until the end of the week. In Niagara Falls, there are plenty of things for students to do and man... Read more...

by George 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 pergola. The pergola... Read more...

by George 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 still here toda... Read more...

by George 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 find this of int... Read more...

by George 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 History Museum at 58... Read more...

by George 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 Niagara Falls will c... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I recently stumbled on some of the most spectacular aerial video I have ever seen on the falls and surrounding area. This amazing video uses high-end drones to get up and personal to the falls. To see what I mean go to www.exploringniagara.com and watch t... Read more...

by George 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 to create their... Read more...

by George 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 point collapsed... Read more...

by George 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 Fridays, Sundays an... Read more...

by George 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 the year you can’... Read more...

by George 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. The fair runs f... Read more...

by George 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 the falls in th... Read more...

by George 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 aging bridges abo... Read more...