by George Bailey   

If you like to ride a bicycle but didn’t bring one with you on your Niagara visit you can now rent one. Zoom Leisure has an outlet at the Best Western Hotel on Fallsview Boulevard in Niagara Falls where you can rent a bicycle for a half-day or a... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I just came back from a very hot (temperatures were in the neighbourhood of 30 C.) bicycle ride to Floral Clock just a half hour ride north of Niagara Falls along the Niagara Parkway. While I was taking a drink of water I saw two employees of The Niaga... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Hornblower Niagara Cruises set to start 2014 Hornblower Canada, the owners of three new luxury catamaran boats, say everything is on schedule for these boats to ply the lower Niagara River below the falls in the spring of 2014. These cruises offer t... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

Magical Night @ The Greg Frewin Theatre ‘You’ve gotta love being a magician’ words spoken by Greg Frewin, and boy can you tell he LOVES being a magician.  How is it that I hadn’t been to his show yet?  I walked through the front door amazed at how many p... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Did you know that over 90% of Ontario’s tender fruit crop (peaches, pears, plums, prunes, sweet and sour cherries, strawberries, and raspberries) come from the Niagara Peninsula and the majority of these fruits are grown in orchards found in Niagara... Read more...

by George Bailey   

From 1901 until 2003, there have been 16 intentional trips in barrels or other contraptions over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls by 16 different people (2 people went over twice). Five of these people lost their lives. In looking at the list I see that th... Read more...

by George Bailey   

It was on July 9th, 1960 that a 7 year old boy by the name of Roger Woodward plummeted over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls wearing only a bathing suit and a lifejacket and survived. He was not being a daredevil and to this day gets upset when he is lumped i... Read more...

by George Bailey   

The Battle of Chippawa fought on July 5th, 1814, was the opening engagement and one of the bloodiest military operations of the War of 1812-14. This battle will be remembered when a commemorative ceremony takes place on July 5th at 7 pm along the Upper... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Heartland Forest, Niagara Falls Newest Family Attraction is Officially Opened I had the opportunity this past weekend to see a dream come true for Dan Bouwman. For it was about 10 years ago that Dan started to develop 93 acres of Provincially significa... Read more...

by George Bailey   

4,000 Show & Counting I can remember 19 years ago when OH CANDA EH opened its doors on May 17th, 1994 in a renovated showroom in an old factory.  Yesterday I attended the popular Canadian musical dinner show once again. This time it was on the... Read more...

by George Bailey   

There is an island in the Niagara River about 5 kilometres (3 miles) above Niagara Falls called Navy Island. This uninhabited Canadian island is a nature reserve. It received its name during the 1760s when a British shipyard was located here. This is wher... Read more...

by George Bailey   

In my personal Niagara library I have about 100 publications on Niagara Falls. Some of these books, such as the Steele Guide Books on Niagara Falls were written as early as the eighteen hundreds. I have myself written five guidebooks on Niagara Falls. But... Read more...

by George Bailey   

Some people may not realize that between 9 pm and 8 am only 50% of the water that could go over Niagara Falls is diverted to produce electricity at hydro plants below the falls. The water is diverted by an open cut canal and tunnels located above the fall... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

We had so many great photos shared on our Facebook FanPage during last nights SnowBird show that we had to make sure they were permanently featured on our site! I would also like to send a BIG SHOUT OUT to the Waterloo AirShow for sending those talented p... Read more...

by George Bailey   

I blogged on May 8th about the new dry-dock that is being built on the U.S. side of the border on the site of the old Schoellkopf Plant and said I’d post every few weeks about the progress. Well, true to my word here are a few photographs taken t... Read more...

by Toni Williams   

One of our most favourite photographers is a resident of Niagara Falls.  Christine Hess travels all over Niagara taking spectacular shots like the one featured here.  One can often see Christine walking around equipped with tripod, camera and a... Read more...