Posts made in June, 2012

Friendship Festival

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012

The 26th annual Friendship Festival, to celebrate Canada and the United States border cities building and maintaining good relations. This festival is filled with food, entertainment and concerts and is always a good time! The Hands Across the Border marks the beginning of the festival with an international hand shake. This year there are 27 bands to enjoy from a Croft Lounge favourite Gatorbait to Breaching Vista, a band I saw open for Jack’s Mannequin! In addition to these exciting events, new this year the festival has added a “Festival’s Got Talent.” This 3 day competition will...

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Mattoli’s Pizza and Wings

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012

The Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Hotel already has the best burger in Niagara Falls and now the hotel is looking to add the best pizza and wings on that list as well! The hotel has revamped their menu, keeping your favourites like the burgers and the all-you-can-eat ribs but also changing up their pizza and wing offering with Mattoli’s Pizza and Wings. The new pizza has the perfect about of sauce, the right texture of crust and offers some delicious pizza types like Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo and Steak & Cheese Pizza. Of course you can always build your own, just the way you...

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War of 1812 Niagara Bicentennial

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012

This year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the Niagara region has lots planned to celebrate the 200 years of peace that arose after the war. On Friday June 15th at Fort George there will be a opening celebration with military bands, musket and cannon demos and of course food and wine! Saturday marks the eve of the declaration of war with a Military Ball put on by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Historical Society and Museum. A delicious period dinner and celebration – period dress is not necessary but encouraged! Or you can go black tie if you don’t have a costume lying around. Make...

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Niagara Falls Comic Con

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012

For all you comic book lovers out there! Niagara Falls Comic Con is happening at the Scotiabank Convention Center on June 9th! The expo will be filled with artists, celebrities, a gaming zone and comic book vendors for your enjoyment. Some of the celebrity appearances include: Burt Ward (TV’s original Robin), Bret “Hitman” Hart, Chandler Riggs (from Walking Dead) and Dustin Diamond (yesss Screech from Saved by the Bell!). Along with these celebrities, there will be the original Batmobile and The Delorean from Back to the Future. Tickets can be purchased online for $15 or purchased at...

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