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Highlights of 4th Annual Greater Niagara Region Home & Garden Show

With the unbelievable winter weather we’re still having, it’s so nice to look at photos of colourful flowers and ideas for outdoor living. The 4th Annual Greater Niagara Region Home & Garden Show on the weekend, March 21 to 23, was a fine place to get a hit of the good weather that should be
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EcoFest Niagara’s TED Talks

For the first time, Niagara Escarpment Views will have a table at EcoFest Niagara. Here’s some more info about it: Greening Niagara invites the Niagara community to join them on November 30th, from 9 am to 3 pm, for the 5th annual Eco Fest Niagara event. The event will be held at the Welland Community
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Shaw Festival Extends Guys and Dolls

At the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the musical Guys and Dolls has been extended for about two more weeks. Here’s their own news report about this. We haven’t seen the show, so can’t comment ourselves: Already shaping up to be one of the season’s hottest tickets, Guys and Dolls will continue to captivate audiences for
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Hooray for Interns: Amanda Grant & Nicole Thornburrow!

Through the great volunteer work of Wallie Seto, a member of the Independent Publishers’ Association of Ontario (IPAO), we were able to attract an intern to help with editorial and ad sales for our magazine for a few weeks. As publishers who have to do everything ourselves, except for design and website creation, Mike and
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Beamer Hawkwatch March 29

Below is some news from our friends at Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. The above photo by Mike Davis was taken at last year’s Beamer Hawkwatch. And see his amazing landscape view from the Niagara Escarpment at Beamer, in the Spring issue, available in the community now. Grab your binoculars and a camera and come out
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Hugely Popular Twenty Valley Winter WineFest

Last Saturday, Jan. 12, Mike and I dropped in on the Twenty Valley Winter Winefest in Jordan Village. The day was so mild that unfortunately, the ice sculptures were melting, but people turned out in hordes! It was packed, which hasn’t been the case with other, frosty icewine festivals. Here are a few photos taken
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Niagara Textile Project

Two wonderful art installations have been added to the offices of Niagara Region. “Escarpment Perspectives” consists of three triptychs, or three-section pieces. “Niagara’s Bounty” is five separate works. All the creations are textile and mixed media pieces, except for one of stained glass. The displayed works are interpretations of eight different photographs that were chosen
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200th Anniversary of Battle of Queenston Heights

Here are some photos taken by Mike Davis, of the 200th anniversary events commemorating the Battle of Queenston Heights on Oct. 13. Were you there? What was your experience? Are you a history buff?

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Sir Isaac Brock Commemorated on Royal Canadian Mint 25-Cent Circulation Coin

We just received this news: On the eve of the 200th anniversary of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock’s death on the battlefield at Queenston Heights, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today unveiled a new Royal Canadian Mint circulation coin honouring his
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24th Annual Heart and Stroke Ride for Heart

     Here’s a post by Mike about what he did on the weekend: I was out and about on June 5 on the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner in Toronto and ran into some of our Escarpment-area residents and other notable people.   Hon. Kathleen Wynne rode in the event. She also happens to
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