by George Bailey   

This event won’t be the downhill skating race, Crashed Ice, the energy drink company did a few years ago in winter. This new event is called “The Wings for Life”. It is a global event and Niagara Falls will be the only site in Canada where the race will... Read more...

by George Bailey   

  In a previous blog I mentioned I’d list a few more famous people who have visited Niagara Falls over the past years.   -1989- Hockey great, Wayne Gretzky -1991- Canadian environmentalist, David Suzuki -1991- American Bandstand and game show host, D... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Two major events will take place this Saturday in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The annual Santa Clause Parade begins at 11 am in historic downtown Niagara Falls. The parade begins at the corner of Victoria Ave and Armoury Street. It winds its way downtown t... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Seneca Theatre in Niagara Falls historic downtown is where the “world premiere” of the movie, “Niagara” starring Marilyn Monroe was held on January 28th, 1953. Well, it’s back in the news again thanks to the efforts of Niagara Falls businessman Phil... Read more...

by George Bailey   

As the weather gets a little gloomier we could all use a picker-upper. Here it is. The NPC’s annual mum show is now in full bloom at the Floral Showhouse just off the Niagara Parkway (7145 Niagara Parkway) a few kilometres beyond the Canadian Horseshoe F... Read more...

by George Bailey   

When you look at this photograph taken in the mid-20 of the Queen’s Hotel located on River Road at the Canadian end of the Honeymoon Bridge it’s interesting to know that this is the same building now relocated approximately 90 years later to St. Paul Aven... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Hornblower Niagara Cruises announced this week their boats that take visitors to the brink of both falls from the Canadian side of the border will operate in the lower Niagara River until Sunday; November 30th.This will be the longest time ever that any b... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It is believed that Niagara is a derivative of the Iroquoian word, “Onguiaahra”, which was anglicized by missionaries. The name appears on maps as early as 1641.The generally accepted meaning is, “The Strait”. Some think it was derived from the narrow wat... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This is the perfect time to visit Niagara if you want to see the wash of autumn colours. It’s like nature has opened up her paint box and tinted Niagara with delectable shades of russet, crimson, amber and gorgeous reds and yellows. Travelling the tree-l... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 185 years ago on October 7th that a 22-year old named Sam Patch from Pawtucket, Rhode Island jumped 85 feet into the lower Niagara River  from a platform built on the edge of Goat Island in Niagara Falls N.Y. to become Niagara’s first daredevil. P... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just read an interesting article written by Linda Crabtree of Access Niagara in our local newspaper, The Niagara Falls Review. Linda, who is an author and a scooter user, tells about how she visited Clifton Hill (Niagara’s Street of Fun) in Niagara Fall... Read more...