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Video of Tightrope Walker in Niagara Falls

Video of tightrope walker Didier Pasquette in Niagara Falls NY.

Niagara Falls Councillor Candidate: Mervyn Senior


Name: Mervyn Senior

Email: mervynsenior@live.ca

Tel: 905-371-1519

Web: mervynsenior.blogspot.com


Platform:
As a City Councillor I know that I will serve my City residents with distinction.
I will be available for you.
I will listen to and act on your concerns.
I will consult with you on important matters that come before City Council.
I will always remember who the City belongs to.
I will as City Councillor ensure all parts of the City participate in the continued growth and success of our great City.
I am a keen observer of the way communities evolve and prosper or stagnate and go into decline.
I will, as the world continues to change, help the City adapt to the changing environment.
One Main Industry Cities need to diversify while continuing to actively promote the existing successful enterprises.
I know that I will add Character, Honesty, Knowledge, Direction and New Ideas to this
new 2010 City Government

If you are a candidate and wish to publish your bio on our blog please contact niagarablog2010@gmail.com

Man v. Food: Mick & Angelo’s Eatery & Bar in Niagara Falls

Travel TV stopped by Mick & Angelo’s Eatery & Bar in Niagara Falls to film an episode of Man vs. Food. The show is about food fanatic Adam Richman, who has held every job in the restaurant business, and now he’s on a journey to explore the biggest and best eats that North America has to offer, including some of the craziest eating challenges around.  In this episode he takes on Italian food.

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Free: Learn to Sing at the Shaw Festival

Are you a shower soprano? A bathroom bass or baritone? A timid tenor? Ever wondered if you could sing like the pros? The Shaw Festival invites all singers of all levels to take part in a free musical theatre workshop on Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Festival Theatre’s rehearsal hall as part of the inaugural national Culture Days.

Conducted by Music Director Paul Sportelli and Associate Conductor Ryan deSouza, members of the Shaw Festival’s ensemble will guide participants through the process of how to Sing Like the Pros! and provide a rare behind the scenes glimpse into the world of musical theatre. Enter through the stage door and become part of The Shaw’s renowned acting ensemble for the day. more…

Niagara Falls International Marathon


The Niagara Falls International Marathon celebrated its inaugural running in 1974. The race was known as the Skylon Marathon. Beginning during the first wave of the North American running boom, it quickly became a favourite as it was, and still is, the only marathon in the world that starts in one country and finishes in another… a destination marathon that crosses an international border, providing the runners with an experience of a lifetime. Niagara Falls International Marathon is also a Boston Qualifier.

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Icewine Marshmallow Recipe

Here is Jason Parsons, of Peller Estates Winery Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-lake,  recipe for icewine marshmallows.

INGREDIENTS
¾ CUP ICEWINE
3 ENVELOPES UNFLAVOURED GELATIN
¾ CUP WATER
2 CUPS GRANULATED SUGAR
2/3 CUP CORN SYRUP
¼ TSP VANILLA EXTRACT
ICING SUGAR

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UFO lights Over Niagara Falls in August 2010

I don’t know about you but these UFO sightings just look like a spot lights reflecting off the sky.  The person filming is convinced that these are real UFOs.

How to tell if a You Tube video of a UFO is fake.

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Niagara Falls Elections

Your Niagara Falls Election Candidates are:

Mayor – 1 to be elected

Jim Diodati

Ted Salci

City Councillor – 8 to be elected

Garry V. Beck

Tony Bianco

Sandy Bird

Dennis Bowers

Tony Caruso

Peter T. Dychtiar

Shirley Fisher

Karen Fraser

Wayne Gates

Harvey Gordon

Permod Goyal

Carolynn Ioannoni

James C. Kang

Vince Kerrio

Bart Maves

Rich Merlino

Joyce Morocco

Terry O’Reilly

Victor Pietrangelo

Mervyn Senior

Wayne Thomson

Jeannette Tossounian

Deborah Tredwell

Janice Wing

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Beef Tips in Mustard Jus

Here is a delicious recipe from Chef Jan Willem Stulp of Vineland Estates Winery

Cook the noodles per the package instructions. If you begin boiling your water while you prepare the sauce, they will be done at around the same time. (if not, well….have another glass of wine!)

INGREDIENTS

200 ml Good Beef ‘glace’ (usually available in the frozen food section)

300 gr Beef Tenderloin Tips, or Cubed Rib-eye

150 gr Mushrooms

250 gr Diced Root Vegetables (about 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 parsnip etc.)

Grainy Mustard

Salt, Pepper, Oil

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youDiscover Series Crowns its Champions
Running Red LightsThe decision is final. After a difficult deliberation, seven weeks of competitions, 22 independent music artists and 22 comedians, the judges have made their choice. The band Running Red Lights of Toronto has been crowned musical champion, while Calwyn Shurgold, of Toronto has been selected best comic performer in this year’s youDiscover Summer Competition.

As a result of their winning performance, Running Red Lights will now receive a recording contract from Orange Lounge Recordings. More importantly, their victory has now earned them the opening spot on the nationally broadcast New Year’s Eve show in Queen Victoria Park, in Niagara Falls.

Calwyn Shurgold

Comedian Calwyn Shurgold, who had the large Friday night crowd at Oakes Garden Theatre “laughing in the aisles”, also receives the right to appear at this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration. In total, the youDiscover competition offered series contestants a chance to compete for a prize package valued at over $35,000.

The Grand Finale, held on August 27, was hosted by The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) at its scenic Oakes Garden Theatre. Each of the final five artists and comics performed before a live audience and a panel of industry experts including one of last year’s finalists and one of Orange Lounge Recordings newest recording artists, Robyn Dell’Unto. Be sure to visit www.indiscover.net to watch videos from the Finale, which will be available online on Wednesday. more…