Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Journeys Into “Main Street” as a Place and as an Idea

“Main Street” as a Place and as an Idea

Notions of Main Street, the American Road, and hometown neighborhoods have long had a powerful hold on our notions of self. It was still only recently that Main Street became a powerful symbol to us all – a counterpoint to the excesses on Wall Street. Unlike the symbol of capitalism in New York’s financial district, Read Article

Posted by: Admin June 23, 201510:57 pm
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Journeys Into Looking Back to Another Era on the Hill Near Niagara Falls

Looking Back to Another Era on the Hill Near Niagara Falls

Clifton Hill is one of the major tourist promenades in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The street, close to Niagara Falls and the Niagara River, leads from River Road on the Niagara Parkway to intersect with Victoria Avenue. Today, the street contains a number of gift shops, wax museums, haunted houses, video arcades, restaurants, hotels and themed Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 18, 20153:43 pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Journeys Into Remembering the Father of Canadian Rodeo

Remembering the Father of Canadian Rodeo

April 8 is the anniversary of the birth date of the Father of Canadian Rodeo. His name was Raymond Knight. Though he was born in Payson, Utah in 1872, his father, a Utah mining magnate named Jesse Knight, founded the town of Raymond, Alberta in 1901. In 1902, Raymond Knight produced Canada’s first rodeo in Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 14, 20152:43 pm