by George Bailey

Every once in a while I dig-out my collection of copies of historic Niagara Falls paintings. Attached is a drawing by August Kollner which he painted in 1850. What you see in this sketch is elegant ladies and gentlemen looking towards…

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by George Bailey

I can remember clearly when Niagara Falls first casino-Casino Niagara opened on December 9th; 1996.It was the event of the year. The glamorous opening had all the remnants of a Hollywood Gala. The flashy casino was built on the site of…

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by George Bailey

That’s a bit of a lie. A wax figure of the U.S. President-Elect, Donald Trump will be arriving at the Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks in Niagara Falls in the New Year. Another waxworks of The Donald has been on display at Ripley’s Odditorium in…

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by George Bailey

What an exciting evening it was for the two hundred or so that turned out for the official unveiling of the new digital lights that now light up Niagara Falls nightly. Members of the respective organizations that make up the Niagara Falls…

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by George Bailey

The city of Niagara Falls has included in their 2017 budget $1.5 million worth of improvements along Lundy’s Lane. The plan is divided into three phases with a total cost of $5.6 million ( $1.5 million for phase one,$2 million for phase…

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by aspruijt

Exciting News for Canadian music lovers, the Niagara Falls Canada New Year's Eve concert lineup announcement has been made! This year includes the great Canadian talents of the Sam Roberts Band, Serena Ryder and High Valley. Starting at…

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by George Bailey

I have to admit I hadn’t been to the Journey Behind the Falls attraction at the brink of Table Rock for the past few years. But this weekend, with my daughter Jennifer, we took a student from China, who was staying with my daughter, on a…

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by George Bailey

I’ve just finished putting up a new Canadian Flag on my flagpole that sits in front of my home. Like hundreds of other private citizens and Niagara businesses I’ll be lowering the flag to half-mast this Friday, November 11, Remembrance Day…

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by George Bailey

The Niagara River is not a river at all, but a strait. It meanders 36 miles north from the eastern tip of Lake Erie to the west end of Lake Ontario, draining the overflow from four Great Lakes. Twenty-two miles downstream from Buffalo and…

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