By RAY SPITERI Niagara Falls Review
A decades-old dream for some politicians and tourism officials became a reality after city council unanimously approved a 10-year agreement with the Niagara Parks Commission for a new people-mover system.
The decision was made during a special council meeting held at city hall Thursday.
Parks commissioners have already ratified a draft agreement. Continue reading
Niagara Falls is a picturesque place and different season has different unique scene. Autumn is my favorite season, not only because the weather condition, but also the colorful leaves everywhere. The most beautiful days here in Niagara Falls are the middle of October (Oct 10~20). Don’t miss the great view and the warm hospitality at Angel’s Hideaway Bed and Breakfast! Continue reading
Nik Wallenda planned to tightrope walk across the Canadian Horseshoe Falls next year. Though his porposal is denied by Niagara Parks Commission, but he said he is optimistic to get approved. Nik Wallenda is the great-grandson of Karl Wallenda, founder of the famous The Flying Wallendas.
I’ll keep updated on this news.
Photo taken on May 19, 2010
In 1950 Ontario Hydro built a Floral Clock on the north side of the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station No. 1. It was inspired by the famous floral clock built in 1902 in Princes St. Cardens in Edinburgh, Scotland. Westminster chimes and speakers are housed in the ivy-load tower which rises above the clock dial at the rear. They instone the quater hour, and strike on the hour. Continue reading
I just got the news that this year (2011), there’s no fireworks on Wednesday evenings. But there are still fireworks on Friday and Sunday evening.
Long Weekend Events
The Niagara Parks Commission is pleased to announce the return of its popular Victoria Day Weekend Falls Fireworks, a sure sign that summer is on its way. On Friday, Sunday and holiday Monday, free concerts will also take place at 8 p.m. on the Illumination Tower Stage in Queen Victoria Park, followed by Falls Fireworks at 10 p.m. Continue reading
Maid of the Mist boat ride is officially opening on Wednesday May 4th.