NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

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Niagara is famous not only for the mighty cataracts. We are also world-renowned for our wines. Flavour Passport: Journey is ...
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The Lord Mayor of Canada's Friendliest Town

Betty Disero may carry an ostentatious title as the “Lord Mayor” of Niagara-On-The-Lake, a historic town at the mouth of ...
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Sentineal Carriages

Sentineal Carriages has been providing romantic carriage rides around the old town of Niagara-on-the-Lake for almost 30 years. And as ...
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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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Live Like The Locals Winter Edition

Canadians are polite, kind and sweet. This lovely stereotype pleases most of us Canadians because well, we are nice aren’t ...
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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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Daniele Unncheddu

Pizzaiolo Chef at Johnny Rocco's Can you talk a bit about your background and why you became a chef ? ...
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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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Chef Ross Midgley

Executive Chef at Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery Can you talk a bit about your background and why you became a ...
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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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Chef Ming

Master Dim Sum Chef at Ma Chinese Cuisine Can you talk a bit about your background and why you became ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Deconstructing Dracula

His legend was created in literature and over time bled onto the silver screen. The character of Dracula has haunted ...
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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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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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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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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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Explore Niagara

Out & About: Events. Festivals. Entertainment.

Experience Culture in Niagara: DAYS OF WINE AND CHOCOLATE Weekends in February | 11am - 5pm Explore the decadently sweet ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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The Jam is in Session: Greaves Jams

We have our favourite restaurant, our favourite pair of jeans and many other “old reliable” things that make people creatures ...
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Secrets of St. Marks

It is said that Major General Isaac Brock, commander-in-chief of the British forces in Upper Canada during the war of ...
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Exploring Niagara By Bike

Fresh air in your lungs, wind at your back, a feeling of peace and an exquisite view of the Niagara ...
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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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Niagara Winery Secrets

Niagara wineries are nothing short of amazing. From the beautiful architecture to stunning wines and dining masterpieces, it’s a place ...
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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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Fall Down the Rabbit Hole at Shaw’s Alice in Wonderland

Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” This recognizable quote by Lewis Carroll from the ...
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Edward Spera: Born to be Wild

There are few people on this planet who have the sense and ability to capture the spirit of an animal ...
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Spas of Niagara-On-The-Lake

Celebrating mind, body and spirit, Niagara-on-the-Lake presents on oasis of world class spa destinations designed to help slow down life ...
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Things That Go Bump in the Niagara Night

Ghost stories scare and fascinate me all at the same time; and the ghosts of Niagara-on-the-Lake are no exception. Whenever ...
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Niagara Explore

Adventure in Niagara: Explore, Think, Play

Whatever your travel style, be it wanting to spend time outdoors, challenging yourself with new adventures or plain having fun ...
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The Niagara-On-The-Lake Icewine Festival 2016

The Niagara on the Lake Chamber of Commerce was the first to bring the “White Effect” (formerly called “Dinner in ...
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The Niagara Icewine Festival 2016

Niagara Falls draws millions of people throughout the summer who come to enjoy the scenic beauty and majesty of the ...
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Shopping in Niagara Falls

Exploring Niagara’s Shopping Landscape

Niagara houses a diverse collection of shopping districts unlike any typical home town mall. Each offering a unique shopping experience, ...
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Shaw Festival Film Series 2016

Once the actors and actresses of the Shaw give their final performance for the live theatre season, the stage doesn’t ...
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Shopping Local in Niagara-On-The-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake. The magic of Christmas is everywhere! Shop in their Old Town Heritage District, featuring many unique boutiques. Lunch or ...
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Shopping Local in Ridgeway

Come explore everything Downtown Ridgeway has to offer - from its eclectic array of boutiques and exceptional day spas to ...
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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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Hop Along NIAGARA’S BEER TRAIL

Growing amongst Niagara’s acres of grapes is a brewing community that has beer drinkers flocking to the Niagara Region in ...
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Hop Along NIAGARA’S BEER TRAIL

Growing amongst Niagara’s acres of grapes is a brewing community that has beer drinkers flocking to the Niagara Region in ...
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All Aboard the Niagara Belle

All aboard the NIAGARA BELLE

Come aboard, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. Our certified vessel, The Niagara Belle, sails on the Niagara ...
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Niagara Fishing

From LAKE to TABLE

THERE'S NO TASTE LIKE HOME. THESE NIAGARA AREA CATCHES ARE MAKING A SPLASH ON YOUR DINNER TABLE.  "It’s smaller and ...
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The Perfect Milkshake

Drive up to a window and order your shake. Drive around and the server in the window hands you your ...
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Venue Listing

AG Inspired Cuisine & Sterling Inn & Spa 5195 Magdalen St., Niagara Falls  | 289-292-000 | Toll free: 1-877-783-7772 | ...
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Prince Of Wales Hotel

Celebrates its 150th birthday with a year long party Written and photographed by: Sandra Ozkur If you’ve been to Niagara-on-the-Lake, ...
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Rancourt Winery

The Art of Crafting Unique Wines By Gabrielle Tieman At Rancourt Winery, everything is about the finishing touches. From the ...
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The Pie Plate

Take Home a Piece of Niagara-on-the-Lake Nothing quite feels, or tastes, like home like a fresh baked pie. Whether it ...
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Ravine Vineyard Apple Pie Crumble

APPLE FILLING  • 6 cups peeled & chopped apples • ½ cup sugar • ½ tsp. cinnamon • ½ tsp ...
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Beyond the Handshake

Written and Photographed by Darren Creighton I first started shooting with my father’s film camera around my home in Niagara ...
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Shaw Festival Film Series

Fantastic Films and Delicious Foods Once the actors and actresses of the Shaw give their final performance for the live ...
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Icewine Festival

By: Sandra Ozkur The Niagara Icewine Festival just keeps getting bigger and better, with an ever-increasing variety of events and ...
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How to Shop for Wine

By: Angela Aiello It’s no secret that the best part about wine is popping it open and enjoying it, but ...
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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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A Few Of My Favourite Things

By: Andrea Kaiser Cream coloured ponies and crisp apple strudels, doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles. Mmm…schnitzel with ...
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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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Where Wine & Positivity Flow

By: Megan Pasche | Photos: A.J Harlond Riverview Cellars sits directly off the route of one of the prettiest drives ...
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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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Ravine Vineyard Wins Gold Medal

Ravine wins a Gold Medal Award for a wine that is near and dear to our hearts Ravine Vineyard accepts ...
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Rancourt Winery: The Art of Crafting Unique Wines

By Gabrielle Tieman At Rancourt Winery, everything is about the finishing touches. From the diverse impactful wines produced from home ...
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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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Here Comes the Sun!

Here Comes the Sun! Niagara Vintage Wine Review I can hear it now, the sound of that famous Beatle song ...
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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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Appreciating Female Artists: Riverbrink’s Summer Exhibitions

By: Debra Antoncic PhD, Associate Curator, RiverBrink Art Museum This summer RiverBrink Art Museum, located in Queenston, Niagara-on-the-Lake, provides a ...
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Shaw Festival Line Up

Festival Theatre Cabaret Running until October 26 Welcome to the Kit Kat Klub, the hottest nightclub in Berlin. American Cliff ...
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Honeymoon Hotspot

Written and photographed by Sandra Ozkur In the summer, romance fills the air as wedding season is in full swing ...
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Niagara Pumphouse

Written and Photographed by: Gabrielle Tieman The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. But in ...
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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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Chef Profile: Mark Longster

By: Megan Pasche Photographed by: AJ Harlond The Cannery Restaurant in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Pillar and Post has a homey, rustic feel ...
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Celebrating Health with The Organic General Store

Niagara’s Guide to a Certified Organic Lifestyle By: Lauren Charley Agriculture is and always has been an important part of ...
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Jackson Triggs Summer Concert Series

Sam Roberts Band June 13 and 14 Jesse Cook July 5 Alan Doyle July 11 Chantal Kreviazuk July 12 Colin ...
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Niagara Was Made for Biking: Touring With Zoom Leisure Bikes

By Jill Tham Fresh air in your lungs, wind at your back, a feeling of peace and an exquisite view ...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Events

Trius Movie Nights in the Vineyard June 6, June 13, June 27, July 4 These movie nights are for attendees ...
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The Belle of Niagara: Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Newest Attraction

Old Man River will be calling your name this summer in Niagara-on-the-Lake, encouraging you to step into the pages of ...
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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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Niagara’s 9 Best Picnic Locations and 9 Best Picnic Spreads

By: Lynn Ogryzlo Remember family picnics when you were a kid? Mother would miraculously pack the entire kitchen into a ...
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It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Each issue we take readers on a tour of one of Niagara-On-The-Lake’s most beautiful houses, providing a glimpse behind the ...
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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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Being Part of the Cool Crowd

By: Angela Aiello [dropcap]W[/dropcap] ell, it’s Winter in Canada – and it sure has been a cold one. Other than ...
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The Village: Gateway To Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Village in Niagara-On-The-Lake is a uniquely designed, extremely community orientated sub-division. It was started by John Hawley, and designed ...
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The Outlet Collection at Niagara: Niagara’s Newest Shopping Destination

[dropcap]O [/dropcap] pening in the Spring of 2014, The Outlet Collection at Niagara will be an exciting new addition to ...
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Tropical Getaways in Niagara

Written and photographed by Sandra Ozkur Got the winter blues? Had enough of the cold and grey? Longing for a ...
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Creating Perfect Pairings

By: Megan Pasche One of the most anticipated culinary events of the year, the Annual Icewine Makers Dinner, took place ...
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Pepper Palace: The Heat Is On

By: Megan Pasche I can honestly say that the hottest thing I have ever tasted is Death by Salsa available ...
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Experience Wine Country: The Growth and Development of Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery

Written by: Lauren Charley Photographed by: AJ Harlond Driving down the long driveway off Four Mile Creek Road, hearing the ...
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Historic Home: Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Secord-Williamson House

Written by: Megan Pasche Photographed by: AJ Harlond The Secord-Williamson house located on Dorchester Street is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s best ...
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Chef Profile: Marc Lyons Executive Chef at Queen’s Landing

By: Megan Pasche Photos by: AJ Harlond The bright, beautiful dining room in Tiara Restaurant has windows that line the ...
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Deborah Pratt: The Charming Face of Niagara’s Wine Industry

Written and Photographed by Sandra Ozkur Year after year, millions of visitors come to Niagara wine country to take part ...
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ESkoot Niagara: Clean, Green Fun

Some say the best way to discover a new place is by walking; and while that is true to a ...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Heritage: Colonel John Butler and Butler’s Barracks

John Butler was born in Connecticut, and was the son of an officer in the British Army. His father and ...
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Get Your Grilling On

By: Andrea Kaiser Some of my favourite summer memories are of the big cook outs my Dad used to have ...
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Bravo Niagara! International Music Festival: Spring Into Music @Stratus

Photos by: David Haskell "A painter paints pictures on a canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.” Leopold Stokowski ...
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Tea Culture in Niagara

By: Lynn Ogryzlo Photos by: Jon Ogryzlo It was the combination of sugar and caffeinated tea that gave the working ...
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Straight Up, Stirred and Shaken: Icewine Cocktails

By: Andrea Kaiser Icewine is Canada’s gift of nature, a sweet nectar produced by allowing grapes to freeze on the ...
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Days of Wine and Chocolate

What better time for enjoying wine and chocolate than during the wintery, romantic month of February? And how nice for ...
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Willow Cakes and Pastries: A Tasty Treat in Niagara-on-the-Lake

By: Megan Pasche Sitting inconspicuously on the corner of Mary Street, is Willow Cakes and Pastries, a European style bakery ...
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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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The Burning of Niagara

By: Megan Pasche December 10, 1813: as American soldiers retreated, they left behind them the burning, smoldering remains of what ...
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McFarland House: At the Heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake History

by Richard Nicol While it has been nicknamed, “The Loveliest Town in Canada,” Niagara-on-the-Lake is one of our region’s most ...
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The Shaw Festival Film Series: Fantastic Films and Delicious Food

By: Megan Pasche Once the actors and actresses of the Shaw give their final performance for the live theatre season, ...
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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 Unbound: Admire the Astonishing and the Ethereal with Magnificent Tours

by Richard Nicol “At last, a fortissimo!” – Gustav Mahler, upon his visit to Niagara Falls, 1910 Though it isn’t ...
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Niagara’s Cycling Circuit: Exploring the Natural Area

It has been said that there is no better way to experience a new travel destination than by bike. The ...
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Taste Niagara: A Short List of the Best Foods you’ll want to Put in your Mouth

I canvassed Niagara happily, putting my stomach to work to compile a short list of Niagara’s must-try dishes Niagarans love ...
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Things That Go Bump in the Niagara Night…

Written and Photographed by: Megan Pasche Ghost stories scare and fascinate me all at the same time, and the ghosts ...
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