Stoney Point - Sep. 29, 2014: I'm re-posting an article I did last year on favorite apple picking haunts of mine across Ontario and into Quebec.
The apples in the feature picture with the chunk of cheddar are from Thiessen Orchards in Lemington, Ontario. Another great spot for family fun and great eats. Check them out at www.thiessenorchards.com. FULL STORY
Amherstburg - Sep. 13, 2014: Fall is my favourite season and I'm planning to embrace each day and drag my husband from the humidity of summer to the wonderful briskness of fall. We are advocates for exploring and taking advantage of what's happening in our backyard so today we ventured to Holiday Beach for the Festival of the Hawks.
Windsor - Sep. 13, 2014: The University of Windsor has cancelled all undergraduate and graduate teaching related activities on that day. This includes classes, laboratories, thesis/dissertation defenses, major paper presentations, and all first, second and third year clinical placements in the Nursing program. FULL STORY
Toronto - Sep. 3, 2014: John Tory has a comfortable lead in the race to become the next mayor of Toronto with 42% of decided very likely municipal voters indicating they would vote for him if the election was today according to a survey conducted by Nanos Research for CTV News and the Globe & Mail. Rob Ford (28%) and Olivia Chow (26%) are second and third respectively. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 16, 2014: In need of a good laugh? Want to support a good cause? Looking for something to do tomorrow night?
Why not join Josh Haddon for a night of shenanigans that will have your cheeks hurting and tears running down your leg with laughter - all in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Kate Davis and Jon Peladeau will headline this fun evening! FULL STORY
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: On a day in which a trio of top seeds were eliminated from this week’s stop on the ATP Tour in Cincinnati, both Roger Federer and Andy Murray moved onto the third round and remain on track for a potential quarter-final match-up at this year’s Western and Southern Open.
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: After her shocking second round loss to Shelby Hunter at last week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal, fans of Eugenie Bouchard were expecting the twenty year old to bounce back in a big way at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio. Unfortunately her struggles continued, losing in the second round to Svetlana Kuznetsova 4-6, 6-3, 2-6.
Edmonton - Aug. 14, 2014: While Andy Murray managed to outlast American John Isner in what was a thrilling three setter, Novak Djokovic was not so lucky. The No. 1 player in the world was dismissed in the third round for the second consecutive week, falling 7-6(6), 7-5 to Tommy Robredo at the Western and Southern Open in Thursday afternoon action.
Calgary - Aug. 8, 2014: It wasn't that long ago that golf was the fastest growing game around. Kids and adults were signing up at record levels to play and getting a tee off time or getting a round in in less than 5 hours was near impossible. Green fees also skyrocketed with the game's popularity. Damn you law of supply and demand! Oh how times have changed. Somewhere between the appearance of Tiger Woods and his illicit affairs golf has entered the doldrums and the golf business is desperate to get people back on the links. What they're doing is pretty typical of our society... dumbing it down.
Brooklyn - Jul. 29, 2014: I stay clear of writing restaurant reviews. Until I can turn 30 or more covers twice a night with the level of quality and consistency demanded of a professional kitchen, passing judgement on those who do hardly seems appropriate. As a food writer and ardent cook, however, I can be inspired to share the details of a great experience with a modicum of expertise