Niagara Falls Daredevils Who Risked Their Lives

Bobby Leach

The first barrel trip over the Falls The first barrel trip over the Falls was made by Annie Edson Taylor, a school teacher from Bay City Michigan, on October 4, 1901. Annie’s barrel was curiously constructed, tapered almost to a point at the bottom and bound with metal hoops. It was padded with pillows and […]

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A History on Canadian Wine Making

history of wine making in canada

Canadians have been making wine for over two centuries, but Canada’s modern day success in the production of high quality vinifera-based wines goes back only a quarter century. What are the antecedents to Canada’s recent success in producing award-winning wines? The Early Years 1800s European settlers to Canada in the early 1800s tried to cultivate […]

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How to Cook a Whole Grilled Whole Chicken

grilled chicken

Grilling a whole chicken creates a juicy and moist flesh with a tasty charred skin that is simply irresistible. In this simple recipe adapted from The Grilling Encyclopedia by A. Cort Sinnes, whole chicken is rubbed with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and grilled until cooked through. With a few simple ingredients you can […]

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Niagara-on-the-Lake: Rich in Heritage, History & Varietal Character

Niagara-on-the-Lake: Rich in Heritage, History & Varietal Character

Rich with heritage, complex history, and varietal character For a region known for its wine, you may have heard through the grapevine about a town fully aged to perfection. Rich with heritage, complex history, and varietal character, Niagara-On-The-Lake is like a fine Merlot. Its flavour lingers long after you leave it behind. Just twenty minutes […]

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Get Listed on B&B Niagara for only $35/year

niagara business listing

Get Guaranteed Listing in our Niagara Directory with our Special Offer! Bed and Breakfast Niagara is now offering a $35/year deal for Niagara businesses interested in getting listed in our business directory for a period time. Bed and Breakfast Niagara is now offering a $35/year deal for Niagara businesses interested in getting listed in our business […]

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9 People Who Crossed Niagara Falls on a Tightrope

Clifford Claverly Clifford Claverly is another tightrope walker to challenge the Niagara Gorge. He is probably best known as being the fastest tightrope walker, having completed his journey in the time of 2 minutes, 32 5/8 seconds. Most of his contemporaries had taken fifteen to twenty minutes to cross. Claverly also amazed the audiences with […]

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Honey and Onion Ribs

honey onion ribs

Adapted from a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens. Rubbing a special spice mixture into these ribs, chilling them, grilling them, and then slathering them with a special sauce creates a taste treat too good to miss. Servings: 6 Preparation Time: 5 minutes, plus 2-24 hours to chill Cooking Time: 25 minutes for the sauce, […]

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