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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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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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De Simone Winery

“It all started with a dream and a shovel”. Blue flames and illuminated barrels flanking golden initials, DV, are the ...
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Myths: How Stories Structure Our Thoughts

Little more than a year ago, I was asked to give a talk to a large gathering of the general ...
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Out and About

FALL HANDMADE MARKET SEPTEMBER 14 AND 15 13TH STREET WINERY The 8th Annual Fall HandMade Market will present 140 curated ...
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Wayne Thompson: Guiding Niagara Falls Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Niagara Falls City Councillor and former Mayor, Wayne Thomson believes that for a successful tourist destination three essential factors are ...
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Victor Pietrangelo

Running for Niagara Falls City Councillor How would you summarize your political platform for the upcoming election? I have been ...
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Jim Diodati: Running for Mayor of Niagara Falls

How would you summarize your political platform for the upcoming election? This next phase of council for me will be ...
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High Turnover

Ask The Expert: The Emotional Toil That High Turnover Takes…

Mariana gives Evan some advice on how to deal with high turnover in the workplace, and provides some tips on ...
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Construction Investment

Get Real: New Construction as an Investment

Having spent the better part of my real estate career educating myself on the natures and intricacies of every real ...
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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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How To Nail An Interview

An Expert Explains Job interviews can be amongst the most stressful experiences we have. From a psychological perspective, the nervousness makes ...
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Cattolica: Sharks, Castles, And History

Written By: Christopher Balogh Photos By: Paul Wright Looking for an authentic experience for your next cycling destination? Cattolica offers ...
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Money Growing

The Key To Raising Financially Savvy Children

I think if you asked any parent these days what about raising children is keeping them awake at night, it ...
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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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100 Years Of Bridal Fashion

It is the most important dress purchase a woman will make during her life. A single gown to represent her ...
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The Convincer

In business the key to success is not only offering a great product or service but having the know-how and ...
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Ask The Expert: To Be (social), Or Not To Be…

Satisfied in Solitude’s  has people around them constantly, and enjoys having time to herself at lunch, but is nervous that ...
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Poetry Slam

The past and present are full of many great literary poets, but has one ever stopped to think about how ...
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Money Talk: The financial Stress of a Separation

Probably one of the most emotional and challenging events in a person’s life is having to deal with a marriage ...
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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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Truly Local Advice: Gifts that keep on Giving

With Christmas quickly approaching, Catherine Palmer gives her take on what Gifts will keep on giving well past the big ...
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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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Food For Thought

Food culture is alive and well - but can be overwhelming at times. Whether you are an accomplished ‘foodie” or ...
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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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Body Language: More than Meets The Eye

As I sat at a small restaurant waiting for what would be a very late friend, I tried not to ...
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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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Money Talk

The most priceless financial gift to your children? – Being organized. "We all know that there are only two certainties ...
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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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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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Rama First Nations Annual Pow Wow

As far back as we can remember the Chippewas of Rama First Nation has been a meeting place for visitors ...
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How Sweet It Is

After a long winter season of packaged produce, flash frozen veggies and fruit from a bag, nothing quite tastes like ...
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Bring Back The Monarchs

It could be heard before we entered the room; the soft, unmistakable sound of wings. Thousands of pairs of wings ...
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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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George Stathakis

Born in Greece, George Stathakis arrived in the United States in 1910 at the age of twenty-six. Working as a ...
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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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Logotherapy

Over the past two years, I have taught a variant of the course ‘Psychology of Relationships’ at the University of ...
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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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The Sweet Taste of Spring

The nights are still frosty and snow still blankets the ground, but the daytime sun has a special warmth. Icicles ...
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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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Time Management 101

Time Management 101

How would you define time management? Time management is a process of noticing how you spend your time doing things ...
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Maccheroni and Formaggio

It was in 1937 that the Kraft Company put it in a box, a good portion of elbow macaroni and ...
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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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By Her Own Design: Marcy Mussari

The magic of a room can be found in the tiniest of details.  From delicate brass fixtures adorning black matte ...
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Burned Out On The Job: How Much Is Job-Related Stress Costing You?

At age 32, Kelly Shaw* laid in bed ill at ease. This had been her eighth night of restless sleep ...
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Winter Blues

In the summer months, Emily* was energetic, pleasant, and full of life. She was excited about her future, motivated at work, ...
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Emotions: What are they & how do we manage them?

The blockbuster movie The Notebook depicts a drama- filled love story between a young couple in the 1940s. While they fall deeply ...
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From Player to Coach

Andrew Allen of the Buffalo Sabres Andrew Allen, Goalie Coach for the Buffalo Sabres, didn’t grow up playing video games ...
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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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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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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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Talk of the Town: Q&A with Niagara's Small Town Mayors

APRIL JEFFS: Mayor of Wainfleet SANDRA EASTON: Mayor of Lincoln FRANK CAMPION: Mayor of Welland DAVE AUGUSTYN: Mayor of Pelham JOHN MALONEY: Mayor of Port Colborne   We get up ...
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Some Enchanted Evening

WITH BEN HEPPNER, REBECCA CAINE, JEAN STILWELL, GARY RELYEA By:  Jon Eben Field Some Enchanted Evening, a performance of songs ...
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If These Walls Could Talk

Photography: Darren Creighton Old buildings have stories to tell. Niagara-on-the-Lake’s The Old Courthouse, located at 26 Queen Street, has more ...
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It Takes a Village

As we approach the holidays and make plans to spend time and money with our loved ones we are reminded ...
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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 Iconic Food

In a region that has always grown it’s own food, I find it amazing that Niagara doesn’t have a culinary ...
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Shopping Local in St. Catharines

Come downtown to discover a growing shopping destination. Visit the charming shops in our revitalized downtown community and experience a ...
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How to Secure Financing for Your Small Business

The old adage, Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life is the mantra many ...
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Rev Gives Back: The Caligiuri Family

The Caligiuri family, their struggle and how you can help. At Rev Publishing’s annual Christmas party this past November, a ...
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Picture This – Wedding Gown Gallery

For the past few years, vintage reigned queen as the wedding gowns worn by Kate Middleton and the popularity of ...
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Lost Teen to Chef de Cuisine

How Brett Hunt became a rising star amongst Toronto's culinary professionals By: Lauren Charley Brett Hunt is a 24 year ...
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The Spirit of Giving

Whatever your forte is, there is likely an organization who can benefit from your skills and passion.  Here are just ...
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One Less Trip

Holiday season is fast approaching, and with it comes one of the largest yearly consumer seasons. In an annual survey ...
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Niagara Teambuilding Activities

Team-building is a great way to ensure that employees learn to work as a cohesive unit, and the most fun ...
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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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100 Women Who Care

By Gabrielle Tieman Every active citizen wants to help improve their community; but being able to make an immediate, direct ...
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NEXTNiagara: Young Professionals Contributing to the Emerging Generation

By: Lauren Charley [box type="shadow" ] NEXTNiagara is an organization of young professionals within the region, representing the emerging generation ...
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Landen Wakil: A young director pursuing filmmaking in Niagara

By: Lauren Charley If there’s one thing to be learned from a conversation with Landen Wakil, it’s that Niagara is ...
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Spotlight On: Rev Publishing

Since 2001, Rev Publishing has been one of North America’s most progressive publishers of niche products. It all started with ...
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Your Niagara, Your Future: Niagara College’s Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Program

By: Lauren Charley [divider] The Niagara College “Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Program” is a part-time certificate, offered online through ...
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Life-size Memories: The Work of Sculptor Susan Geissler

By: Megan Pasche “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas Nestled on a ...
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Travel Tips

Travel Tips in Niagara Just so you have no surprises when travelling in and around Niagara, here are some travel ...
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Farmers’ Markets

By: Lynn Ogryzlo In Italy, my grandmother used to sell the hair from her hairbrush to the wigmaker at the ...
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Planning Your Dream Outdoor Wedding in Niagara

By: Lauren Charley The classic fantasy of a traditional “big white wedding” frequently takes place on a warm, mid-summers day ...
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A Coyote Spring

As the seasons change, it’s of vital importance to keep residents up to date on wildlife behaviour. The more background ...
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Niagara College Canada: Preparing students to be world ready

In 1967, the world was a much bigger place. It was also when the first students enrolled in Niagara’s community ...
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George F. Walker’s The Ravine

Written and Photographed By Gabrielle Tieman Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects will make local theatre history this month, closing their 2013/14 season ...
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Six Generations of Winemaking

Written and photographed by Sandra Ozkur In 2014, Konzelmann Estate Winery, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, will celebrate its 30th anniversary. The ...
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Ruth Fertel: The Story of the Empress of Steaks

By: Megan Pasche Ruth Fertel, the woman behind one of the world’s biggest steakhouse chains probably has one of the ...
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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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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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