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...

by George Bailey   

To honour the sacrifice and contributions made by veterans and current service personnel in both the United States and Canada the falls on Wednesday, November 11th (known as Remembrance Day in Canada and Armistice Day in the United States) will be illumin... Read more...

by George Bailey   

That’s right you can still take a 20 minute ride aboard one of the two 700 passenger catamarans until Sunday, November 29th.This daytime boat ride takes you to the base of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, Bridal View Falls and the American Falls. You’ll not... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 50 years ago today on November 9, 1965 at 5:16 p.m. that a minor switch at the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station in Queenston triggered a massive electrical failure that paralyzed the north-eastern United States and large areas of Ontario and Quebec... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Jolly Cut is a rustic pathway that is located at the foot of Robinson Street near the Skylon in Niagara Falls. When you descent the pathway you enter Queen Victoria Park opposite the American Falls. The story is that many years ago the clerk at the Br... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Niagara’s, “Street of Fun”, Clifton Hill is in for big changes. It was recently announced an older hotel, the 185-room Comfort Inn which opened in the 1950’s, will be torn down and replaced with something new. Other attractions and restaurants owned by on... Read more...

by George Bailey   

On Friday, October 30th and All Hallow’s Eve, Saturday, October 31st the folks at historic Old Fort Erie, in Fort Erie are planning to scare you. The Niagara Parks Commission, owners and operators of the old fort, promise it will be a frightening and fun... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was on November 1, 1941 that the Rainbow Bridge was opened becoming the largest hingeless arch bridge at the time in the world. This bridge was constructed to replace the Upper Steel Arch Bridge (Honeymoon Bridge) which was destroyed by an ice jam in 1... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Here’s an interesting painting from myNiagara Falls collection by an unknown artist of a view of the American and Canadian Horseshoe Falls from the bottom of what we now call Clifton Hill. Note the heavy volume of water going over both American Falls... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Here’s a photograph I took early this morning of the Niagara River as it flows into the whirlpool below the falls. The photograph was taken at the edge of Whirlpool Woods (it’s at the far end of the Niagara Aero Car).This time of year brings a wash of col... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was on October 17, 1829 that a 22 year old from Rhode Island, Sam Patch, jumped off a platform built atop a 30 metre (98 foot) ladder built on Goat Island in Niagara Falls New York into the Niagara River. He was successful and lived to tell about his g... Read more...

by George Bailey   

In the Niagara Falls of today you can find plenty of top-notch hotels and Inns offering luxurious accommodations, delicious food and spectacular views of the falls. In 1822 this wasn’t the case. It took an entrepreneur named William Forsyth to build a thr... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls turns 50 on Oct. 6th of this month. Construction of the $7 million dollar tower began in May of 1964 and at the time of it’s opening in October of 1965; it was the tallest (156 metres, 520 feet) reinforced concrete struct... Read more...