by George Bailey   

It was 84 years ago that one of Niagara Falls most historic hotels, the Clifton Hotel was destroyed by fire on New Year’s Eve, December 31,1932.The six-storey hotel, built at a cost of a half-million dollars in 1905 was located at the foot of Clifton Hill... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Latest reports I hear from the tourist community is that 2015 was an excellent year for visitors. A big reason is the influx of visitors from the United States. The strong U.S. dollar compared to the Canadian dollar is one of the main reasons why business... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Some of you may know that Samuel Clemens ,also known as Mark Twain, lived and worked in the Niagara area between 1869 -71 as part owner and editor of the Buffalo Express. During his time here, he visited Niagara Falls Ontario and wrote a short story calle... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Have you ever heard of Niagara Spar? I have on my desk beside me a chunk of this spar. This rock at one time was taken in large quantities in the mid eighteen hundreds from below and behind the Canadian Horseshoe Falls .Entrepreneurs labeled the rock, “Pe... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Niagara Parks are holding a, “Hoot for the Holidays Sky-Hunter Owl Exhibit” at their Butterfly Conservatory each Saturday now until January 2, 2016 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. David and Kim Gibson and their two twin daughters Sarah and Kailey will educ... Read more...

by George Bailey   

One of the new features in this year’s Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights are the laser light shows that take place on Lundy’s Lane. Every Friday and Saturday there are three 15-minute laser light shows starting at6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I can remember what seems like not to many years ago hearing Niagara Falls musician Tim Hicks playing his guitar and singing at many of the local bars. Well things have changed for Tim. Tim Hicks as John Law in the Niagara Falls Review wrote, “These Niaga... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

ENZO is an artist working primarily out of Niagara and Toronto but with projects everywhere from Buffalo to Montreal. Producing murals and signage on commission has allowed Enzo to be involved in voluntary creative projects in and around local communities... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It’s time to bundle up the little ones and head out for the Annual Santa Claus Parade to be held this Saturday November 14th.The parade begins at 11 a.m. at the corner of Victoria Avenue and Armoury Street and travels north along Victoria Avenue eventuall... Read more...

by George Bailey   

14 different restaurants on Lundy’s Lane in Niagara Falls are offering special 3-course lunch and dinners at special prices until Thursday, November 19th.The new event titled, “Fall-cious” is meant to showcase the culinary skills of these restaurants. I j... Read more...