by Corey Larocque   

"Onguiraaha - Thunder of Waters, " a new outdoor sound and light show opened to rave reviews over the weekend.   "This is going to blow people's minds," said Melissa Kate, a jazz musician from Buffalo, N.Y., who often performs in Niagara. "I learned stu... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Boy, does time fly. I can remember almost like it was yesterday when 22 year old Steven Trotter of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday, August 18, 1985 intentionally went over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls in a contraption he called, “The Rig” and lived to... Read more...

by George Bailey   

A lot of folks seemed to like some of my Marilyn Monroe photographs taken by Eddie Hodge during the filming of the movie, Niagara filmed in June of 1952.Here are a few from my personal collection.    The first shows Marilyn preparing for a scene that wa... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Niagara Belle is a new attraction that has started in the lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Niagara Sunset Cruises began operating the first of this month at Niagara on the Lake and offers lunch, brunch, dinner and scenic cruises. The Niagara Bel... Read more...

by George Bailey   

On a Saturday morning bike ride I stumbled upon Niagara Falls Saturday morning Farmer’s Market just off Main Street behind the Niagara Falls History Museum. The market is open year round every Saturday morning from 6 am until 1 pm. It was a hive of activ... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just read that Niagara Falls and nearby Niagara on the Lake have been named by the popular website Trip Advisor as two of the top 10 visitor destinations in all of CANADA.   The town made 7th place and Niagara Falls made the list at No.8.   This doe... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

The Canadian Civic long weekend in August is full of fantastic FREE events all over Niagara!  It’s up to you to pick and choose!   FESTIVALS   Friday August 1st - Monday August 4th Port Colborne Canal Days - a nautical event with grandiose Tall Ships... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The 200th anniversary ceremony commemorating this past Friday of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane which occurred on July 25, 1814 was a great success. I’ve attached a few photos I took of the event.   I am reminded that following this bloody battle there were... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I rode my bike from Niagara Falls along the lower Niagara Parkway to Niagara on the Lake yesterday. Off the parkway I stopped at a few of the half dozen fruit and vegetable stands found along the way. I was reminded how fortunate locals and visitors are t... Read more...

by Corey Larocque   

Even while he's juggling fire, people find Scot Free's pitch hard to believe.   "There's going to be a guy on a motorcycle on a highwire... And his mom on a trapeze. And they come out and do motorcycle tricks," Free calls out to people milling about on... Read more...

by George Bailey   

My wife, Ellen and I enjoy each summer season attending many of the free outdoor Coca Cola concerts sponsored by The Niagara Parks Commission held on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evening between 8 pm and 10 pm near the falls. A spectacular fireworks displ... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was 54 years ago this month on July 9th,1960 7-year old Roger Woodward, as the result of a boating accident, went over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls wearing only a life jacket and survived. His 17-year old sister, Deanne was also miraculously plucked fr... Read more...

by Corey Larocque   

When love came to town, it took out the trash.   The One Love Order @ The Border music festival brought hundreds of reggae, soul and jazz fans to Niagara Falls for a three-day event, but it also led to the creation of The Grove, a new venue on Niagara P... Read more...

by Corey Larocque   

Reggae musician Fire Lion performs Saturday night in Niagara Falls at the first One Love @ The Border music festival. It's the first event held at The Grove, a new Niagara Parks Commission venue, nestled between the Oak Hall moraine and the Floral Showhou... Read more...