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Trotting Through Romance

Trotting Through Romance August 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Imagine stepping out of your quaint Inn, walking a few steps, feeling the morning dew in the air, hearing the hoofs of a horse scrubbing against the cement and seeing the most picturesque horse and buggy ride awaiting you and your loved one. Niagara On The Lake is know for just that, a romantic getaway...

Delicious Grapes…Even Better Wine

Delicious Grapes…Even Better Wine August 9, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When you think of the Niagara Region there are most likely two different aspects that pop up in your head. The first, probably the Niagara Falls as it is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and the second, well let’s hope it has to do with the plethora of exquisite wineries within the Niagara...

A ‘Howellin’ Good Time

A ‘Howellin’ Good Time August 9, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo Courtesy of Howell Family Pumpkin Patch - http://www.ahowlinggoodtime.com/ With a dream, and a few hundred pumpkins Jerry Howell used to wheelbarrow a slew of those pumpkins to the roadside in hopes passer-byers would purchase one or two to create a bright orange, festive look outside their doors...

July 1st Celebrations

July 1st Celebrations June 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Fireworks, face-paint, music and parades; that’s what Canada Day in the Niagara Region is all about. There are two main destinations for tourists where you can enjoy Canada Day, which is celebrated yearly on July 1st in the Niagara Region. Firstly there is of course Niagara Falls. At Optimist Park...

Free Concert Series in Niagara

Free Concert Series in Niagara June 23, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo Courtesy of flickr.com/Bayasaa Summer and concerts really seem to go hand in hand wherever you are in the world. And what better way to venture off to a summer concert then for free! In Niagara Falls throughout the summer The Niagara Parks puts on an array of concerts for their free concert series....

Best BBQ

Best BBQ June 23, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo Courtesy of http://www.niagarafallsribfest.com/ Smile from ear to ear with rib sauce cascading the likes of that perfect smile when you venture out to Optimist Park in Niagara Falls for RibFest. Over the past seven years RibFest in Niagara Falls showcases some of the best BBQ joints around. During...

The Festival of Lights is Live in Niagara Falls.

The Festival of Lights is Live in Niagara Falls. November 7, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Kenzie The Niagara Falls annual Festival of Lights had its big opening on Nov. 6th, with a Disney fest to kick off the season.  And what a season it will be.  In addition to the traditional illuminations along the Parkway, the lighting of the Falls, and the fireworks and concerts,...

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park.

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park. September 17, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
(Photo courtesy of Ruthven Park) Ruthven Park is a beautifully preserved Greek Revival mansion on the banks of the Grand River.  It stands above the river, elegant, dignified and evocative of times past. It is a fascinating house to visit, and the grounds offer walking trails through field and forest, ...

Canada’s Bloodiest Battlefield

Canada’s Bloodiest Battlefield September 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Old Fort Erie is a place that is of particular appeal right now, as Canada and America prepare to celebrate 200 years of peace, and to mark the end of the War of 1812. The original Fort Erie was built by the British in 1764, and was improved into the Fort you can visit today in 1805-1807.   Over...

John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Niagara Falls, June 4, 1969

John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Niagara Falls, June 4, 1969 August 16, 2010 | Events, Hotels | Read More
Can’t believe that John Lennon would have been 70 this October, had he not been shot down in front of the Dakota Hotel in NYC.  Seventy!  Bet he would have redefined ‘old age’ for the world. (photo courtesy of spaceameoba) In 1969, directly after their Bed-Iin for Peace, John Lennon...