by George Bailey

Due to the milder weather, most of Niagara’s 20 or more golf courses are opening this week for the season. Niagara Parks has announced the historic Whirlpool Golf Course along the Lower Niagara Parkway and Battlefield Course at Legends…

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by George Bailey

Over the next week or so I’ll blog a few historic photographs from my personal collection. Here’s one of a family viewing the Canadian Horseshoe Falls from the brink of Table Rock House in Niagara Falls. However, the young man on the…

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by George Bailey

The 7th Annual Greater Niagara Home and Garden Show happen this weekend at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Avenue in Niagara Falls. Renovation and Building Expert Damon Bennett, who is featured on HGTV’s Homes Makes It…

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by George Bailey

Yes, just before midnight on March 29,1848, Niagara residents accustomed to the flow of theNiagara River were awakened when the Niagara River ceased to flow. The reason-a strong south-west wind pushed the ice in Lake Erie in motion.…

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by George Bailey

One of the most awaited events in Niagara takes place on Friday, March 24th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. Cuvee 2017-a celebration of excellence in Ontario winemaking happens at the centre that evening. Fifty…

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by George Bailey

Wow, what a difference a week makes. Last week at this time, we were seeing spring bulbs popping through the ground in the park near the falls. This week it’s a different story. Mother Nature has thrown us a curve and we now have as much…

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by George Bailey

At the foot of Clifton Hill just after you enterQueen Victoria Park you’ll see a large circular pond found inside large blocks of concrete. The pond is surrounded by a walkway and in the warmer month’s colourful flowers. This pond, built…

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by George Bailey

I blogged recently about a Day Rainbow now here’s something about a Night Rainbow. There’s an island that separates the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls on the U.S. side of the border called Luna Island. Luna is Latin for moon.…

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by George Bailey

Despite their splendour, rainbows usually get, “second billing” next to the falls, especially to first time viewers of the falls. On any bright sunny day (they’ve been few and far between so far, this winter) you are guaranteed a rainbow…

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by George Bailey

The Niagara Parks Commission, in conjunction with the Royal Ontario Museum, is featuring a travel exhibit looking into the intriguing world of owls. The exhibition is found at the Niagara Parks Commission’s Butterfly Conservatory until…

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by George Bailey

One of Niagara Falls largest employers, The Niagara Parks Commission is holding a Job Fair this Saturday, Feb 25th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The fair takes place at Niagara College’s Niagara Falls campus at 5881 Dunn Street. Over 350…

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by George Bailey

It was in February of 1912 that Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Stanton and Burrell Hecock, who was trying to save the Stanton’s, drowned when the ice bridge they were standing on started to break up carrying them to their death in the lower…

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by George Bailey

Despite their splendour, rainbows usually get, “second billing” next to the falls, especially to first time viewers of the falls. On any bright sunny day (they’ve been few and far between so far, this winter) you are guaranteed a rainbow…

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