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Hometown Traveller: The ‘Love Boat’ is still cruising the seas

Paul Jacot Special to The Lake Report Remember the popular 1970s television show “The Love Boat”?  Well, the Love Boat – in name at least – still sails the world's oceans today as the...

Dr. Brown: Walking again, after paralysis, thanks to modern research

We take for granted our extraordinary ability to get about on two legs. Whether...

The Monuments Men: Part 32: James Rennie was killed in Battle of Amiens

It’s been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake’s iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in...

Exploring Photos: Colonel John Butler (1728-1796)

This 1834 oil painting is an original copy of a piece by Henry Oakley...

Exploring Photos: Evans Cottage by RJR Pottery

RJR Pottery was produced in Niagara-on-the-Lake between 1950 and 1964 as a hobby and...

Hometown Traveller: The ‘Love Boat’ is still cruising the seas

Paul Jacot Special to The Lake Report Remember the popular 1970s television show “The Love Boat”?  Well, the Love Boat – in name at least – still...

Dr. Brown: Walking again, after paralysis, thanks to modern research

We take for granted our extraordinary ability to get about on two legs. Whether walking, running, dancing, skiing or skating, we do it all,...

The Monuments Men: Part 32: James Rennie was killed in Battle of Amiens

It’s been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake’s iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in 1926, the Township of Niagara unveiled its own memorial in Queenston. In...

Exploring Photos: Colonel John Butler (1728-1796)

This 1834 oil painting is an original copy of a piece by Henry Oakley and is one of only five portraits of Col. John...

Exploring Photos: Evans Cottage by RJR Pottery

RJR Pottery was produced in Niagara-on-the-Lake between 1950 and 1964 as a hobby and was mainly sold to friends. Each piece was a one-of-a-kind....

Growing Together: And the winners are … high-achieving plants for your garden

At this time of year, we are flooded with award shows like the Golden Globes, Grammys and Oscars. But why should actors and singers receive...

Dr. Brown: A father’s subtle life influences and NOTL’s Nobel series

My father came from a family of English midland dyers of wool and he was the first to go to university, in his case,...

The Monuments Men: Part 31: Adelburt Samuel Green died while repairing trenches

It’s been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake’s iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in 1926, the Township of Niagara unveiled its own memorial in Queenston. In...

Guest Column: The future is electric vehicles and NOTL Hydro is getting ready

Tim Curtis Special to The Lake Report Niagara-on-the-Lake Hydro is preparing for big changes in the near future, when electric vehicles dominate and gas-powered cars are...

The Monuments Men: Part 30: Virgil’s Frederick Alexander Leggatt died in West Flanders

It’s been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake’s iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in 1926, the Township of Niagara unveiled its own memorial in...

Growing Together: Encourage kids to ‘play in the dirt’ – and be young gardeners

I think that there is one thing that we can all agree on – kids spend too much time on their phones or in...

Arch-i-text: Retro is ‘in’ as mid-century modern has resurgence

Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in the popularity of mid-century modern design, but what exactly is that? Well, similar to...

Exploring photos: A view of Fort Niagara, circa 1833

An important early watercolour in the NOTL Museum is a "View of Fort Niagara" by Anglo-Canadian artist John Herbert Caddy (1801-1883).  Born to a...

Growing Together: A new year brings the chance to fulfil new gardening goals

There is something about a new year that makes you want to set some new goals. Usually, those goals are centered around health, finances...

Arch-i-text: Can a building be a work of art? Yes, but many simply are not

Is architecture art? The majority opinion among experts is that painting, sculpting and architecture are the three branches of visual arts.  Architecture has long been considered...

The Monuments Men: Part 29: A sickly war for John Mackay and Arthur McLeod

It's been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake's iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in 1926, the Township of Niagara unveiled its own memorial in...

Ross’s Ramblings: As NOTLers age gracefully, our language changes

Time to reflect on the past year and to tentatively look forward to the new year. Interestingly, as we age at our individual paces,...

Year in Review 2022: Finally, a welcome return to ‘normal’ – BONUS: A gallery of some of our favourite photos from 2022

In a replay of a year earlier, life in 2022 began with more fears about COVID but great hopes for a return to normalcy....

Exploring Photos: Queen Street Christmas

This Christmas card of Queen Street shows former businesses Monika's Coffees and the Greenbacks store. The former Customs House, c. 1825, is on the...

EXCLUSIVE: PHOTO GALLERY: A magical wonderland inspired by joy and peace of the season

Couple's colourful display on the Niagara Parkway is a stunning light show   If you’ve driven the Niagara Parkway in the winter, you know it’s extremely...

Growing Together: Simple suggestions for decorating your Christmas tree

Your Christmas tree is your canvas, so it's important to select a good one — gorgeous ornaments can do only so much for a...

Hometown Traveller: A wealth of kindness in a time of need

That Friday morning, standing on the dock at our resort in Curacao, waiting for the dive boat to come and pick us up for...

Ross’s Ramblings: Come along on my new free walking tours of NOTL

Free walking tours are popular around the world. Jerusalem, Boston, Sydney, Vancouver, Paris, Auschwitz, Nashville, Athens. And yes, Lunenburg. Niagara-on-the-Lake stands ready. Aye, ready! Last Saturday...

Christmas in the Trenches: When soldiers from both sides celebrated together

The First World War (1914-1918) was defined by trench warfare.  Trenches narrowly separated French, Belgian, British, Canadian and other Commonwealth forces from their German...

A mother’s lament: ‘Grief is only a word until you live it’

Colleen Franz, the mother of Matthew Wilson, wrote a deeply emotional victim impact statement, more than 50 pages long. Because Robert Enns was not in court to hear...

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