by George Bailey   

Every year about this time authorities install what we refer to as an, Ice Boom at the mouth of the Niagara River at Fort Erie. The 2.7 kilometre boom consists of 22 spans (floating steel pontoons) which are installed when the temperature at Buffalo reach... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Facebook recently announced that Niagara Falls is the top Checked In location in Canada. The Rogers Centre came in second and Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada placed third on the list of 12 top places. Niagara Falls Ontario Mayor Jim Diodati is quoted as say... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, December 15, 2014 – The City of Niagara Falls History Museum continues to programme around the centenary of World War I, this time with CHRISTMAS IN THE TRENCHES. The unique Christmas event tied into the historic Christmas truce of 1914... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I can. Niagara Dry Ginger Ale was a bottled soft drink produced here in Niagara Falls from the early 1930’s to the early 1970’s.I can remember as a young 25 year old walking down Ferry Street past the current Niagara Falls History Museum and looking throu... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just came across an article I had written 25 years ago about Niagara’s hidden pot of gold that I thought might be of interest. It’s believed there could be a pot of gold buried somewhere on the banks of the Niagara River in the lower Niagara Glen Natur... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Check out the Niagara Falls New Year's Line-Up! Put on your best Cowboy hat when you attend this year’s New Year’s Eve free outdoor event in Queen Victoria Park opposite the infamous Canadian Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls Canada. Grammy award winner... Read more...

by George Bailey   

This past weekend I went with my wife Ellen to see OH CANADA EH’S new holiday show, “Swingin Little Sleigh Ride”. It came as no surprise the new show and the meal were both excellent. I also learned after speaking with the dinner show theatres’ General M... Read more...

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...