FOOD & DRINK

Beyond the Treeline

The beauty of Niagara Falls is you can be standing on the precipice of a world-famous waterfall with hundreds of ...
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I SCREAM! YOU SCREAM! WE ALL SCREAM…

… FOR ICE CREAM! Yes, our winters can bring glacial conditions and sub-zero temperatures, but Niagara does get some amazing ...
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Beyond The Rainbow: Iconic Architecture Of Niagara

One late December evening in the year 1900, a lavish dinner party took place at the Toronto home of George ...
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The Atelier Collective

Tailored towards connecting tenacious women in business, this energetic one-day event is the business conference re-imagined and re-energized; immersing attendees ...
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Natural Wine- Qu-est-Ce-Que C'est?

Can tasting a wine change your life? Maybe, maybe not, but it can certainly set your mind on a new ...
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Eating & Living al Fresco

Fresh air, peaceful sounds, a soft breeze and the smells of spring and summer make eating outdoors favourable, especially in ...
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Chandelier

Light Up Your Living Space

Lighting inside a house is a necessity, but the fixtures you choose to adorn your home define the overall look ...
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Modern Kitchen

Ravenhead Homes: Renovating Niagara One House At A Time

We all have a vision of our dream home. It could be from a childhood memory, a picture in a ...
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Some Remarkable Women from Niagara's Past

Deborah Willson was an astute Niagara businesswoman who had a copious amount of courage. She also left us with a ...
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Pippa & Peach

It is time for a closet purge! The Pippa and Peach romper is here and is removing the stress from ...
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3 Gentlemen & A Tower

The banter is entertaining. The mutual respect is evident. The lasting friendship and camaraderie is admirable. The world-famous REVOLVING DINING ...
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In The Pink

‘Tis every season for rosé! It’s refreshing, mildly sweet and pairs with so many dishes in any season. But if ...
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Sunday's Best Brunch in Niagara

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we have other things in mind. Gone are ...
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Groom Trends

Before the bride walks down the aisle, a sharply dressed groom can catch the attention of the crowd. Gone are ...
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George Shoes Repair

You Can Never Have Too Many Shoes

Superstar and style icon Sarah Jessica Parker’s most famous alter-ego, Carrie Bradshaw says it best: “When I want a ridiculously ...
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Sensual Niagara

The winters in Canada bring people inside. Inside intimate restaurants, inside lounges with live music, inside firelit rooms and inside ...
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Romance at Niagara Falls

Marriages and Honeymoons: Writing about honeymooners at Niagara Falls for the May, 1947 issue of Chatelaine Magazine, well-known Canadian journalist ...
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Romantic Winter Photoshoot Spots in Niagara

Floral displays, botanical gardens, and the picturesque scenery of the Niagara River surrounded by wine country provide infinite spots for ...
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Snowy Scenes and a Soothing Spa

Winter brings its own unique joys. If you find the right setting—that beautiful, natural spot where snow mounds up like ...
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On The Table

Recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet and interview Andy DiPietro, executive chef at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. I was ...
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Tobogganing Hills In Niagara

That telltale frosty air and crisp smell of snow have returned as fast as summer departed. Winter is not just ...
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Top 10 financial resolutions

I’ve gathered the top 10 financial resolutions you can make to help you achieve your financial goals this year. Consider ...
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Festive Drinks

Hopped Up Hot Chocolate The Olde Angel Inn, NOTL What goes with a historic ghost walk on a brisk night? ...
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Romantic Winter Photoshoot Spots in Niagara

Floral displays, botanical gardens, and the picturesque scenery of the Niagara River surrounded by wine country provide infinite spots for ...
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Buried History at Butler’s Burial Ground

Niagara-on-the-Lake is rich in history. It lies in every building, down every street, and at the end of every country ...
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Cruising Niagara's Waterways

Cruising Niagara’s Waterways

Boasting one of the most captivating natural settings in Ontario, Niagara Region is home to a number of rich outdoor ...
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Niagara Gardens

Niagara’s Gardens – A Brief Guide to the Prettiest Places to Spend a Summer Afternoon

Niagara is full of beautiful places, and luckily for visitors and residents alike, many of them are open to the ...
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WildPlay

WildPlay Niagara Falls

Niagara's Favourite Outdoor Attractions! With 5 amazing outdoor attractions to choose from, WildPlay Niagara Falls has something for everyone. From ...
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Hornblower

Get Up Close & Personal With Niagara Falls!

Whatever you do while visiting Niagara Falls, be sure to include a boat tour aboard Hornblower Niagara Cruises. They're certain ...
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Out & About

Out & About in Niagara

THE FOSTER FESTIVAL RUNNING UNTIL AUG. 25 | FIRST ONTARIO PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE Following the roaring success of their second ...
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Metropolis And The Great Dynamic Palace: Visions For Niagara’s Future

Amazing! Unbelievable! Extraordinary! These words could easily be used in describing two mega projects once proposed for Niagara. Conceived by ...
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Backyard Makeover

Give Your Backyard a Makeover

From the Botanical Gardens, to the numerous parks and trails, to private residences boasting astonishing oral displays and landscapes, the ...
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Cirque De Soleil: Corteo

Cirque De Soleil: Corteo

July 11 to July 15 - Meridian Centre - Downtown St. Catharines Get carried away with the extraordinary life of a ...
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Wine Country

Be an Accidental Tourist in Wine Country

Why is it that the best moments in life are usually those unplanned? Perhaps its is because one’s expectations are ...
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Navy Hall

Overshadowed History at Navy Hall

Ontario is separated from the United States by the Niagara River that flows east between lakes Erie and Ontario, first ...
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Smokin' Buddha

On The Table: Smokin’ Buddha

An Interview With: Head Chef Kevin Echlin Filled to the brim every night of the week, the Smokin’ Buddha has ...
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Comedy Festival

Garden City Comedy Festival

May 24th - 26th FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre Showtime Comedy and Entertainment When was the last time you had a ...
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Playing With Fire

Playing with Fire

Playing with fire is an average day at work for local artists Claire Anderson and Steven ‘Woody’ Woodruff.  The young ...
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RootedInNiagara

Rooted In Niagara

The essence of live edge furniture is that each piece has a rich and sometimes significant history. Where it has ...
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Home Insurance

Money Talk: The Right Insurance For Your Biggest Asset

We Canadians love the dream of owning our own home.  Actually, we here in the Niagara Region are still fortunate ...
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Whirlpool

The Niagara River Whirlpool

The Niagara River Whirlpool has been a witness to a number of dramatic happenings over the years. One of those ...
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Ignite Metabolism

Ignite A Better You: Are you ready to make-up with your Metabolism?

Take a slow, deep breath. Become aware of your thoughts and surroundings and quiet the chaos that lives in your ...
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John Tesh

Songwriters: Featuring John Tesh

Niagara Fallsview Casino - March 24 One leg at a time. That’s how everyone does it, famous or not. Described ...
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Kiran Ahluwalia Presents: LOVEfest

WELCOME THE STRANGER - GIRLS NIGHT OUT SERIES The idea of LOVEfest arose from my personal interest in exploring aspects ...
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Dig Our Roots

Wineries of Niagara-On-The-Lake The Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake invite you to visit in April and help celebrate the birthplace of the ...
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Dream Weddings Don’t Have To Be A Nightmare

The idea of a wedding on a budget may make you recoil in horror – this is supposed to be ...
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On The Table: Pranzo Ristorante Italiano

An Interview with: Executive Chef Tim O'Donnell His name is Tim O’Donnell but don’t let the Irish connotation fool you ...
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Sandbags, Socks, & Showbusiness: Niagara’s Role In WW1

“I tell you it is nothing but lice, rats, shells & bullets.” That is how Alexander McLeod of Niagara Falls summed ...
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Picture Perfect

Behind the Lens with Haskell Photography David Haskell has consistently been one of Niagara’s top photographers. He opened his first ...
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On The Table: Strada West

Strada West: Where The Locals Eat Five years ago, church bells rang in a choir of hallelujahs as Niagara residents ...
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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

“Characterized by complex and intense flavours derived from concentrated sugar, acid, and berry extracts, Canadian Icewine continues to win top ...
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Vintage Appeal

Written by: Victoria Gilbert | Header Photo by: "ND" Nicole Davis Burning incense, rows of faded jeans, pink skulls, chunky jewelry, ...
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Supporting Tomorrow’s Voices

Many studies report the positive effects that music has on individuals. Whether playing an instrument in a band, singing in ...
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Evan’s Wine Ratings: Holiday Pours

Written by: Evan Saviolidis If you've ever walked into the LCBO, only to stand confused in the wine section because ...
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A Dream On Paper: Figg Street Company

Tucked away on Front Street in downtown Thorold, a one-of-a-kind stationary shop is reminding us of the beauty and intimacy ...
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X Marks The Spot

Buried Treasure!  Those very words quicken the heartbeat and ignite the imagination. Images immediately flash through the mind: gold coins, ...
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Be Part Of The Bigger Picture

Christmas is the perfect time of year to step out of yourself and go in search of that perfect volunteer ...
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Embracing Canadian Winter Tradition With The Great One

Growing up in the Southern Ontario town of Brantford, a young Wayne Gretzky rejoiced in the traditions of wintertime in ...
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Eat, Drink and Get Ugly

Niagara Culinary Tours has created a new way to embrace the holiday season while checking items off of your shopping ...
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Thunder At The Falls

Header Photo by: Drew Haran Canadian Heavyweight Champion Dillon “Big Country” Carman will be defending his title against Mladen “Monster ...
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Choir! Choir! Choir!

Header Photo by: Joseph Fuda December 1 2017 & February 16, 2018 First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines Niagara ...
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On The Table: The Kasbah

'Taste of the Mediterranean' The Kasbah Serving homemade farm to table Mediterranean delights from Greece, Lebanon, Armenia, Italy and France, ...
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On The Table: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

‘Tender, Juicy & Sizzling’ Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Imagine planning a dinner party with your friends. It should be pretty simple no? ...
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On The Table: The Benchmark

Globally inspired & Locally Driven The Benchmark Millions of visitors are attracted to the Niagara Region each year. Executive Chef, ...
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Not A Love Story

‘this is not a love story, it’s a story of love. This woman (the main character) is all about love; ...
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Niagara Culinary Tour

We have so many chefs known for being local-vores, we live in an area steeped in history and we are ...
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Casa Mia

Serving authentic Italian fare – it’s a family affair. Edison bulbs hang from the ceiling, illuminating the timeless white marble ...
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Evan’s Wine Ratings

If you’ve ever walked into the LCBO, only to stand confused in the wine section because there are so many ...
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Niagara’s Best Fish & Chips

It was late on a Friday afternoon, exhausted from an intense weeks work I plopped onto the couch. The phone ...
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The Evolution of Fun

It’s popularly known as Niagara Falls’ “Street of Fun.” Its actual name is Clifton Hill and this is its story ...
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I’m with Her: Shannon Passero

Inspiration can come from a myriad of sources; a rousing speech, a film that strikes a note, or a persistent ...
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Love it & List It – A Niagara Bucket List

Every place you visit has those quintessential experiences that all visitors should try, at least once, and well, Niagara is ...
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Choir Nation Niagara: Teaching The Region To Sing

In the 1970s, the band The New Seekers had a hit song called “I’d Like to Teach the World to ...
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The View From The Top

There truly is no better place to view the Niagara Falls and surrounding area than the Watermark Restaurant in the ...
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Mark Twain’s Fantastic Trip

“Niagara Falls is a most enjoyable place of resort. The hotels are excellent and the prices not at all exorbitant.” ...
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Home of the Happy Kitchen

Fresh mussels and hand rolled Sicilian arancini parmesan balls sizzle in a fragrant Pomodoro sauce. Full bodied Italian Chianti pairs ...
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A Walk In The Woods

Niagara is full of amazing places to get outside and explore; we are lucky to have conservation areas filled with ...
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A Royal Welcome – Grand Duke Alexei’s Niagara Visit

Throngs of cheering and adoring people, each one eager to get closer to the Royal, to draw near enough to ...
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Live From The Falls

Niagara Falls was buzzing early this summer as the latest and greatest broadcasting duo of Ryan Seacrest and Kelly Ripa ...
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Today’s People

 SHARING THE LAUGHS, CELEBRATIONS & NEW BEGINNINGS WITH EVERYDAY PEOPLE OSCAR EVENT PARTY JANUARY 27, SHAW FESTIVAL  Bravo Niagara Presents ...
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A Cut Above

In 2007 Annemarie Bolle was given the email address of Sergeant Leendert Bolle. Trusting that her sister-in-law knew the two ...
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The True North Strong, Free and 150

On July 1, 1867 the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one Dominion of ...
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Baby, I’m Amazed

Corn, wood, shrubs and mirrors...the concept of the maze has been around for thousands of years, making it one of ...
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First Time Home Buyer in Niagara?

Be Prepared, Be Realistic, and Don't Forget To Be Optimistic! Throughout 2016, first time home buyers had to deal with ...
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Events. Festivals. Entertainment.

Experience Culture in Niagara with the following events: RAY LAMONTAGNE MARCH 29 | FALLSVIEW CASINO RESORT | 8:30PM Grammy Award ...
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Love is in Niagara

Taking Romance in Niagara to New Heights

The author of this song of the year had me up until the last verse, but times were different in ...
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The World of Recreational Axe Throwing

Recreational axe throwing has taken Canada by storm. Leagues and arenas dedicated to tossing axes are springing up in towns ...
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More To Wineries Than Wine

With exquisite views, delectable food, unique ambience, and spectacular architecture it has never been a better time to visit one ...
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Events. Festivals. Entertainment

Events. Festivals. Entertainment

NIAGARA FALLS FIREWORKS FRIDAYS JAN. 6 - 27, 2017 | 9PM | QUEEN VICTORIA PARK Canada’s longest running fireworks series ...
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Celebrating Icewine: Niagara's Coolest Export

Celebrating winter like no other destination, each January, Niagara focuses their attention on the sweetest fruits of their labour; transforming ...
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Niagara's Playbook: For The Thinkers, Explorers & Thrill Seekers

Whatever your travel style, be it wanting to spend time outdoors, challenging yourself with new adventures or plain having fun ...
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For Facts Sake!

DID YOU KNOW... That there was a man named the Hermit of Niagara? Francis Abbott, Hermit of Niagara, wrote a ...
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Stars Come To Niagara

Over the years, among the 15 million annual visitors to Niagara Falls there have been a number of Hollywood legends ...
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Shady Dealings: The Story of William Forsyth

Niagara Falls is blessed with a number of hotels offering fine hospitality, beautiful views, and comfortable, even luxurious, accommodations. Each ...
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Niagara's Iconic Food

When we think of Italy, we think of pasta and pizza, Germany is schnitzel and sauerkraut or France, escargot and ...
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Find Your Favourite

A Chardonnay is just a Chardonnay, right? Aren’t all Cabernets created equally? But then again why do I like some ...
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Arthur Hoyt Day: "There she goes over."

It happened in an instant. On August 24, 1844, Martha Rugg and a male friend were standing on Table Rock, ...
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In Good Taste

Kitchen76 Savour the perfect pairing at Kitchen76 with dishes specially created to compliment our full spectrum of wines, icewines and sparkling.  ...
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On The Table: Ryan Crawford | Ross Midgley | Eric Peacock

As a way to celebrate Niagara’s fast growing food culture we decided to launch a new feature On The Table, ...
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Niagara's Best Beaches

When you think of relaxing at the beach, Niagara is probably not the first destination that comes to mind. But, ...
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Magnificent Tours: Niagara Falls

What better way to discover a new city than by having someone who knows the area show you around? There’s ...
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Niagara’s Summer and Fall Festivals

Annually throughout the summer and fall months, the Niagara Region hosts a vast selection of both small and large scale ...
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A Guide to WNY’s Best Live Music Venues

Western New York is home to some of the most unique concert venues in the state; places that put you ...
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Megalomaniac Winery Niagara Region

Truly Canadian Megalomaniac Winery

Original in their product, bold in their flavours and audacious with their branding, Megalomaniac Winery continues to revolutionize the Niagara ...
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Hiking Niagara

TAKE A HIKE

and get lost in the splendor of Niagara’s prettiest trails... Niagara is full of amazing places to get outside and ...
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Fabulous Five Under One Roof

From quick food, take-away to luxurious fine dining experiences, the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino has it all. $ - ...
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Niagara's Own Salt Caves

A Hidden Healer Did you know that Niagara Falls has its own man-made salt cave? Amidst the many popular new-age ...
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Niagara's Own Salt Caves

A Hidden Healer Did you know that Niagara Falls has its own man-made salt cave? Amidst the many popular new-age ...
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Performance Auto Group: 50 Years of Cars and Community

If you live in Niagara, chances are you have purchased a vehicle from Performance Auto Group. The company is deeply ...
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Wildfire Steakhouse: Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto welcomes trendy new restaurant

By Bryan Dearsley Guests at Toronto’s Cosmopolitan Hotel – and food fans across this great city, for that matter – ...
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The Hottest Spot North of Brazil: Copacabana Brazilian Rodizio

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]opacabana is one of the best restaurants you’ll find that expertly combines delicious food with dinner theatre type entertainment. This ...
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Celebrating 200 Years of Peace

War of 1812 Events By: Megan Pasche Photos : Katie Farr, Niagara 1812 Legacy Council 200 years ago in 1814, ...
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Is That An Espresso Cup in Your Pants?

By: Lynn Ogryzlo When I started writing this story I asked almost everyone I met if they’d ever taken anything ...
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A War of 1812 Bookshelf

By Andrew Hind In 2014, we mark the bicentennial of the decisive year of the War of 1812, twelve months ...
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23rd Annual Niagara-on-the-Lake Garden Tour

Images: Walwyn Hopman, Hopman Portraits, Niagara-on-the-Lake WHEN: July 5, from 10am to 4pm WHERE: Gardens around Niagara-on-the-Lake WHAT: This annual ...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage

Queenston Heights Park By: Megan Pasche Queenston Heights Park is one of the most beautiful green spaces Niagara has to ...
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Niagara’s Outdoor Festivals

By: Megan Pasche Niagara is a Region of festivals; there are festivals to celebrate tons of different things, from our ...
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Maid of the Mist: North America’s Oldest Tourist Attraction

By: Megan Pasche As far back as 1834, the only way to cross the Niagara River was by boat, so ...
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Seriously Pink – Where to Find the Best Wine

by Andrea Kaiser Growing up a winemaker’s daughter, you would think that I would always be eager to try new ...
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Niagara’s Fury

Niagara Falls has the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world: a staggering 168, 000 cubic metres a ...
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Niagara’s Fury

Niagara Falls has the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world: a staggering 168, 000 cubic metres a ...
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Sand and History: Niagara’s Impressive New Exhibit

Written and Photographed by: Megan Pasche You can see them towering high into the air as you enter the room, ...
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World Wonder: How Niagara became “The Falls”

By Mariana Bockarova Along the international border between Canada’s Ontario and the American state of New York lies Niagara Falls ...
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