Sharing Niagara’s Stories – The Niagara Guide’s Blog

Updated Events Calendar

It's been a busy time.  The first week of 2019 has seen us add dozens of business listings to the directory. One of the other things we've been working on is working on updating our Niagara event calendars. If you haven't seen them, please check them out. You can see...

A New Year, A New Vision

Happy 2019 everyone! When I wake up in the morning, I want to be excited to go to work. Even on Mondays. I've made a change that I am positively thrilled about, and I am excited to be able to share it with you. I have restructured the business side of The Niagara...

New Directory Online!

Greetings all! For those who've been following us for many years, thank you for your support! I'm happy to say we've launched the new directory. There are some categories from the former directory that we haven't added in yet, but they're works in progress at this...

We’ve Moved!

Moving is always a challenge. Did you label the boxes right? Is everything packed? Did the movers break something? There's always a chance that something will go awry when you change your home ecosystem. Well, we've moved from one technology platform to another. WOW!...

Getting Ready to Launch

I'm excited to say that we're about to start something new. New is good. New is interesting. New is scary. New means change. Yeah, well, it's time for a change, and we think it's for the better. So, please excuse us during this time of change if you experience issues...

It’s Your Turn to Do Better

Niagara's 2018 municipal elections are done and we have a new slate of politicians. Congratulations to you all! To most of those incumbents who lost your positions, thank you for your service. Your dedication to your community is commendable and certainly, it is...

Niagara’s Most Interesting People

Who is the most interesting person you know in Niagara?I'd love to meet them!I'm on a mission to learn more about Niagara, and I think the best way to do that is to meet more interesting people. To do that, I need your help.I would appreciate it if you...

Building Character Through Combat

It's 7:35 on a Thursday evening in Welland. The kids karate class is starting to leave the dojo. As they exit, the kendo students enter. It's easy to see who's in kendo and who's in karate. The kendoka (kendo students) wear indigo coloured uniforms, which are a sharp...

Reflecting My Why

Niagara is full of fascinating stories. People. Places. History. Commerce. Community. The more people I meet and the more I learn, I realize there's so much I don't know. I started The Niagara Guide with a desire to "connect the dots", so to speak. I...