Tony Ricciuto, Niagara Falls Review

Tony Ricciuto

Tony Ricciuto is a reporter/columnist at The Niagara Falls Review.


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Drunk lawnmower riding nets $2,000 fine for Ont. man

A Niagara Falls man, caught driving a riding lawnmower with a blood-alcohol level four times the legal limit, has been fined $2,000 for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol.Frank Muileboom, 34, pleaded guilty Friday in an Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines in front of Judge Ian Cowan. The incident took place May 15 in a rural

Staff were on hand testing the MistRider Zipline attraction in Niagara Falls, getting ready to open the attraction on July 15. The new WildPlay attraction launches riders from the Grand View Marketplace near the bottom of Clifton Hill, and they land on a platform next to the old power plant in the gorge north of the the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls. Mike DiBattista / Niagara Falls Review / Postmedia Network

VIDEO: MistRider Zipline to the Falls opens July 15

Adrenaline junkies won't have to wait much longer before they get to experience Niagara's newest attraction - Wildplay's MistRider ZipLine to the Falls.It opens to the public July 15, but staff have already been testing the four high-speed, side-by-side lines that descend a distance of 670 metres (2,200 feet) from the Niagara Parks Commission's Gra

Elizabeth Stewart, a master gardner from Toronto, admires the Amorphophalus titanum or Titan Arum, which has bloomed at the Niagara Parks Floral Showcase in Niagara Falls. It is the tallest flower in the world and it’s believed to be the first time it has ever bloomed in Canada. The flower is 241 cm. (95 inches) in height.(TONY RICCIUTO/Niagara Falls Review)

Rare stinky corpse flower blooms in Canada

The world's tallest flower, also known as Amorphophallus titanum or corpse flower because it smells like rotting flesh, has finally bloomed at the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse in Niagara Falls, Ont.