Computer glitch screws up requests for willow tree samples and community garden requests.

New Gazebo - will wood

By Staff September 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The willow trees and the gazebo lent the east end of Spencer Smith Park a certain charm. […]

Parkette designed by the community to get an official opening.

By Staff September 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington and the KaBOOM! Aldershot community planning committee will hold an official opening ceremony […]

Details on the 36th annual Terry Fox run on Sunday.

Terry Fox runners

By Staff September 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Residents are going to have to figure out what they want to do this Sunday. Both the […]

City wants to know what you think about the Pop Up sites on Brant Street.

Test kitchen - Pop Up  from the store side

By Staff September 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It took a long time to actually get PopUp patios operating in the city. Outdoor dining – […]

Experiencing how a community rallies to support a devastated family.

One of the younger runners enters the home stretch of the Terry Fox 5k run.  Many his age did a second go around to make it a 10k run.

One of the younger runners enters the home stretch of the Terry Fox 5k run. Many his age did a second go around to make […]

Annual Terry Fox run - Sunday the 17th - expect thousands this year.

terryfox 4 final

By Staff September 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The next major public event that doesn’t call for people to sit at a table and think […]

First Canadian Craft Biennial taking place at the Art Gallery

Fat boy 2 BEST

By Pepper Parr September 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, are presenting the first Canadian Craft […]

Noted photographer to publish a lavishly illustrated book on the Niagara Escarpment

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By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Later this month Mark Zelinski will launch his book on the Escarpment. It is a large […]

Ribfest weather has been a little iffy - but the ribs are what they have always been - d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s.

Blonde with beer

By Pepper Parr September 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Buddy Gerl, chief ribber at Camp 31, said that Ribfests are driven by weather – that […]

Brant Street parking lot to be closed while pathway is built - expected to reopen for the winter.

John Street - Elizabeth parking lot

By Staff August 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Get used to the idea that the parking lot off Elizabeth Street isn’t going to be available […]

Marvelous collection of chimes at the Art Gallery - in the Dan Lawrie Family Courtyard.

Chimes lawrie garden

By Staff August 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Things to see and do. If you overdo it a little at the Ribfest and need to […]

Is a large donut sitting atop a building public art?

Donut - sunshine

By Pepper Parr August 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Is it art? Who cares? When it comes to public art – it is all really […]

Who decides what the city is going to look like 20 years from now?

Link2 - ADI

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Who decides what a city is going to look like? Is it the planners? They set […]

Caribbean Nite - September 9th

By Staff August 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been operating as a cultural organization for more than 20 years. They hold an Annual […]

Two of the three provincial political parties are pounding the pavement - looking for support - we go to the polls next June.

McKenna campaigning

By Staff August 28, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The next provincial election gets more real every day. Nothing on who the NDP candidate is going […]

Make your mark on this planet of ours - plant a tree.

Norton Lancaster tree plant

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the planting of a tree – no matter what your age the […]

Someone forgot to clean up after what looks like a pretty good party at the Paletta Mansion.

Paletta Messy 1

By Staff August 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It must have been quite a party. Cleaning crew failed to show up? With no one around […]

Biggest public feed fest of the year - ribs and entertainment for all and now a VIP tent.

By Staff August 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are putting together your schedule for the week don’t forget RibFest – Friday September 1st […]

An upscale biffy at Ribfest is part of the VIP tent.

Ribfest logo

By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are changing the model – not the menu. And it isn’t a big change but […]

Should bike riders be allowed to use the trail in the Beachway - new bike lanes are in place.

Carpentr House - walking the trail

By Staff August 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Might be time to have a bylaw enforcement officer patrolling the trail through the Beachway. Seniors are […]