New Illumination Technology Lights up Niagara Falls

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A brand new way of illuminating Niagara falls was unveiled in December 2016.  The new illumination technology consists of a 4 million dollar LED illumination array.  A project that bi-national Niagara Falls Illumination Board had been championing since the television production of Nik Wallenda walking across the Canadian Horseshoe Falls.  On June 12, 2012 the… Read more

January is Ice Wine Harvest Time in Niagara

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Niagara Ice Wines If you’re a wine lover, then you get excited whenever the temperature drops in Niagara. Grape growers and wineries pay close attention to the weather during the month of January, looking for the best time to pick grapes frozen on the vine. Ice Wines have strict compliance standards so farmers must ensure… Read more

Enjoy Some Family Play Time at Skylon Tower

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Sometimes, it seems like restless kids can get impatient anywhere. Even on a family vacation with plenty to do, amazing sights to see and good food to enjoy. To be fair it’s their nature. Kids were built to play. So, Skylon Tower built a place for them to play: The Skylon Family Fun Centre. All… Read more

Food and Wine Pairings at Skylon Tower

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A fine wine and good food… As far as simple pleasures go, it’s high on the list. If the wine and food are properly paired it might just be the best. A good pairing will enhance each and make your meal more than the sum of its parts. And while our menu suggests some optimal… Read more

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

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Although it shouldn’t take a whole new year to roll around before you look forward to creating positive goals in your life, the first day of the new year certainly gives off a tad bit of extra motivation needed to give yourself a kick start. Perhaps you’ve chosen to cut back on nicotine or caffeine?… Read more

Top 5 Cozy Winter Dishes to Warm You Up

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While the air outside becomes more frigid and the greenery becomes covered in crisp winter frost, the need for warmth and comfort becomes a hot commodity. It’s absolutely true that the weather outside has the ability to ignite your appetite towards certain tastes. In particular, the feel of icy cold air and snow under your… Read more