Things to Do in Niagara this October

Looking for some fun things to do in Niagara this October. Here’s a list of fun, spooky, and thankful things to enjoy around the Niagara region.

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The Niagara Escarpment Makes me Smile

South of the QEW, high above Lake Ontario is the Niagara Escarpment, lovingly referred to as The Mountain, by Niagarans (I think that’s what we’re called) and Hamiltonians.  Although it doesn’t fit the description of a mountain, this beautiful geological wonder is essentially a cliff that runs from Niagara Falls all the way to Tobermory…

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Shots Fired: Flash Fiction

She sat slumped, her hands face up, resting in her lap. Their weight like sandbags, barely holding the tissue that she would use to wipe the tears that fell onto her arms. It was just yesterday when he was still here. His blood spattered across the court. Today they washed the chalk lines and his…

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Words Like Niagara Falls: Flash Fiction

Words swarm me, exploding like fireworks bright and brilliant, full of meaning.  Their essence heavy on my chest.  Waiting for a chance to reveal themselves.  Waiting to dive deep beneath the dark blue surface. For now, they wait.  Held by responsibilities.  Standing in a neat row. Protected and silent.  Waiting for the door to burst…

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Oliv Restaurant at Strewn Winery: Out of this World

Along picturesque Lakeshore Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake you’ll find Strewn winery. Tucked inside the winery building is the delectable OLiV Restaurant. Strewn winery is a 10 acre property that once was a tender fruit cannery and was purchased and brought to life in 1997 as a winery. Though it is one of the smaller wineries in…

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Teatime in Niagara: Flash Fiction

Flash fiction story for Friday Fictioneers. A short story of 100 words or less. This one about Maxx’s visit to Niagara and Ella’s wish to escape it.

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Maxx Highgate Visits Niagara: Flash Fiction

She had been putting it off for long enough now.  She’d found every excuse to avoid making that call to Maxx.  She didn’t need a reminder, but still wrote his name on a slip of paper that she’d been using as a bookmark for the last 3 weeks. Ella took off her glasses, rubbed her…

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Niagara Farm Market Stall a Local Favourite

If you are looking for seasonal farm fresh produce including Niagara peaches, you’ll find them at Hildreth Farm Market stall in Beamsville Ontario.

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Vineland Estates Winery Savour the Wine and the Vineyards

Vineland Estates Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the Niagara Region. Savour the experience of the vineyards, restaurant, and wines, as you step into the past.

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Niagara Floral Showhouse a Place for all Seasons

Sometimes a post calls for a series of pictures with few words attached. After all, pictures speak a thousand words don’t they? The Floral Showhouse in Niagara Falls is just the kind of place where the pictures can do the talking. Just steps from the Horseshoe Falls, it is a warm and cozy way to…

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