Check out the following sites for interesting facts/stories about St. Nicholas.
The Greek histories of his life agree that he suffered imprisonment of the faith and made a glorious confession in the latter part of the persecution raised by Dioletian, and that he was present at the Council of Nicaea and there condemned Arianism. Read more here.
Nicholas used his whole inheritance to assist the needy, the sick, and the suffering. Read more here.
More images of this great saint.
The one above is my favorite.