- CRITTER COMPANIONS: Rewards for playing nice
Region's favorite signs of spring gear up for season
Ah, the signs of spring: The birdsong, the flowers, the green grass, the flowing waters of the Erie Canal or Niagara River ... and the words “Opening soon” on the marquee of your favorite seasonal business.
- Mustaches for a cause
Training for the future, either way
On those days I pick Rigby up from school, he and I have a bit of a routine we fall into. I ask him how his day was. He tells me “good,” and then he retorts with “I don’t wanna tell you” when I follow up by asking what he did.
So his variation from the script one recent afternoon was surprising enough simply for the fact he altered it. But how he changed things was more baffling than a R.A. Dickey knuckleball on a 3-2 count.
These pets are magical
Last week I introduced the topic of pets and entertainment, specifically in magic. Rob and Carol Allen currently perform about 100 school assembly programs during the winter and spring months. During the summer, they appear at the Aquarium of Niagara in Niagara Falls, doing two shows daily for the international audiences visiting the area.
- Irish in Niagara
At The Shack, size matters not
Rick Tartick believes that good things can come in small packages. So can healthy things — and tasty things. And sometimes, it’s all the same package.
Tips for savvy shopping
It happens to all of us. You’re at the grocery store, scanning the aisles for that perfect snack or meal idea. Before you are hundreds of choices laid out and competing for your grocery budget. This item purports to be low fat, that item claims it provides all the fiber you’ll need ... and those just plain look good. You want to make the right choice ... but just how do you do that?
CRITTER COMPANIONS: The magic of animals
When I was in high school and working at the Aquarium of Niagara, I learned that ,the following year, magicians were coming to add two complimentary shows a day, six days a week for the summer months.
- CRIB NOTES: Playing the hunger games at the Lane household
- More Features Headlines