Southern Niagara Falls will be opening salons in support of Women’s Place styling against domestic violence. On Oct. 1 the first ever Cut-It-Out event will be offering discounts in support of Women’s Place for affordable professional hair cuts.
Proceeds will help fund operating costs at two emergency shelters.
To learn more about this event, contact Haley Bateman at 905-356-3933 ext. 240.
How about “The Queen on Queen” as the theme for this year’s downtown summer festival in Niagara Falls? The real Queen of Canada in the real downtown.
After a couple years of hit-and-miss festivals aimed at bringing people downtown, the Queen could give Niagara Falls a regal shot in the arm if she’d take part in “Queenfest ’10.” Queenilicious. Something like that.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are scheduled to make a royal visit to Canada in late June and Niagara, like a lot of other communities from coast to coast, is hoping to play host. The last time Canada’s head of state graced the Niagara region with her presence was 1973 when she visited Niagara-on-the-Lake, according to a federal government list of royal visits. We are not amused. more…
Toronto will be hosting the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge, a race across all 5 Great Lakes. 11 Participating tall ships will be coming to Toronto June 30th on part of the Canada Day long weekend. Crowds will be able to come on board and explore each ship on July 4th before they leave for Cleveland, Bay City, Duluth and Chicago. These ships include some of the most famous of Niagara Falls.
Though a satellite’s view of a vertical feature on Earth may not be the most flattering angle, this image of Niagara Falls is impressive. The Niagara River drops nearly 170 feet to form one of the world’s largest waterfall, shown above in an image taken by GeoEye’s Ikonos satellite in August 2004. More than 1.7 million gallons of water runs over the edge every second, constantly eating away at the rock below and pushing it back as much as 20 feet in a year. more…
Niagara Fall’s Maid of the Mist will reopen this year, two weeks earlier than last year. April 10th, thanks to the favorable weather conditions.
The Maid of the Mist is the most well known family attraction in Niagara Falls and most Ontarians agree that it is an important part for our tourism industry.
This is a great way for anyone visiting Niagara Falls to get up close to this popular attraction. Even if you spend the rest of your stay in North America relaxing in your hotel, indulging in delicious meals and playing games of Poker dk, the Maid of the Mist is certainly one excursion which it is worth making the effort to experience. This unique boat tour has been a popular choice with tourists to the area for many years, and looks set to continue for many more. Even if you live locally and have visited Niagara Falls many times before, this is a trip which you are sure to enjoy.
Tours begin 10:00am, departing every 15 minutes, and the tours last about 30 minutes.
The Canadian dollar is set to reach parity with the U.S in the near future. Shoppers should be planning to cross the boarder to the US for shopping sprees. This could be good news for Americans and not so good news for businesses North of the border in Canada. But if you’re still looking for the cheapest coffee Tim Hortons still strings a cheaper cost on the Canadian side.
A familiar sign of spring and what follows is the Niagara Outdoor Show. If you hunt, fish or boat this event is a must see. From rods, reels and lures at clearance prices to the Casting Kids Contest(Sunday)presented by the Niagara Bassmasters, there`s something for everyone. Enjoy one of the fishing seminars with local pros or maybe write your Boating Test(card required by Sept.15/2009). You can bring your antique lures along and have them appraised at no charge by an expert. Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources will be present to address your questions concerning our outdoor environment and how it relates to wildlife. Admission is $5 and if you`re under 16, it`s free. See you there!!!
It was 30 years ago that ice stopped water from flowing over Niagara’s falls NIAGARA FALLS — The night before, Michael Clarkson and his wife had been discussing how no one does anything exciting on April Fool’s Day anymore. more…
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter says the brick that was thrown through a window at her Niagara Falls office is not the only act of harassment that she’s seen in recent days. As chair of the House Rules Committee, the Democrat has had a high profile during the health care reform debate.
Slaughter says she recently received a message on her campaign phone line that mentioned violence.
“There also was a strange call that we got about snipers at the ready to assassinate”
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