The new look for the eastern end of Spencer Smith Park and the new gazebo.


By Pepper Parr October 1, 2016 BURLINGTON. ON   We told you about the changes being made at the eastern end of Spencer Smith Park […]

Who is counting the cyclists on New Street - where will the evidence for the pilot study come from?


By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The New Street bike lanes and the impact they are having on traffic. Drove west on […]

Windows on the Lake at foot of Market and St. Paul street finally under construction.


By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Finally, work has begun on the two Windows on the Lake – one at the foot […]

Haines no longer the Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre - leaves the post after just one year in the job.

By Staff September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Well, that didn’t last very long did it. She started September 1, 2015 and was on her […]

15 people set out to pull a 200,000 pound A300 airplane. And they actually did just that.


By Staff September 26, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a perfect fall day – sunshine and fresh breezes with a glimpse of fall colour […]

Culture weekend and Doors Open Burlington take place next weekend - plan for it, there is a lot to see.

Burlington flags

By Staff September 23, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   The 7th annual Culture Days weekend kicks off next Friday, September 30 and runs through Saturday, October […]

Openings - and a full time paid job to be filed - Sound of Music needs to fill a key position.

That red light was a sign - Sound of Music didn't get the $37,000 they felt they needed as fall back money if the weather turned on them and events had to be cancelled.  Note that the pier in this 2011 picture isn't visible because there was nothing to see.  The city plans on offocially opening the pier during the Sound of Music festival this summer.  SOM should charge the city a fee for horming in on theior event.

By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Openings, openings, openings – the Sound of Music is looking for people who can chair strong committees […]

2016 SOM in pictures - Find the prize for naming the band.


By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer will be over tomorrow – which seems to mean that the Sound of Music can put […]

Opening of Aldershot Arena will be delayed until late October

Trudging along to a practice on a Saturday morning.

By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Opening day delayed until late October. The opening of Aldershot Arena will be delayed until late October […]

Halton Harvest wants to tell you all about Pumpkins to Pastries and the Trail they are on

The sweet spot for every politician is ...

By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Regional chair Gary Carr tasting honey on a farm tour. “Agriculture is important to Halton, and Harvest […]

Hospital Foundation ups their target for Guiness World Book of Records; original target was passed by another organization.

The J - Guiness Book of Records

By Pepper Parr September 20, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The original target was 2166 to beat the previous record holder. The Hospital Foundation went for […]

Water main break shuts down washrooms at Ireland Park - little boys figure out their options.


By Staff September 19th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   You are going to have to hold it for just a little longer if you are out […]

MoonGlade was an outstanding success - 17 installations that saw more than 3500 visitors during a four hour show event.


By Pepper Parr September 19, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It went well, it went very well. The MoonGlade event put on by No Vacancy in partnership […]

British Car Day at Bronte Park- with Burlington's Alan Harrington getting behind the wheel of a Morgan.


By Staff September 18, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Something in the order of 1000 British motor cars covered the grassy fields at Bronte Provincial Park […]

The story behind the picture - taken by a citizen who just wanted to see Terry Fox running his Marathon of Hope.


By Pepper Parr September 15, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Mark Mulholland was 24 the day Terry Fox ran through the streets of Burlington. Fox was […]

Getting the kids off the sweetened beverages is a challenge indeed - but the city is going to try.

Hula hooper - Run jump play

By Pepper Parr September 15, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON How would you describe getting the kids to drink water and give up sugar-sweetened beverages? Some would […]

Terry Fox run for cancer route will be slightly different this year.

Terry Fox runners

By Pepper Parr September 14, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a packed weekend with all kinds of things to do. The […]

An art event not to be missed - even husband's will appreciate the detail and intracacy of the work on exhibit.


By Pepper Parr September 12, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   They are called “ART QUILTs” which is defined as a creative visual work that is layered […]

The McMahon summer BBQ was a full day's work for the MPP - fun time for those that showed up - they ate ALL the burgers.


By Pepper Parr September 12, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It was one of those really pleasant afternoons – the weather was fine, there was food […]

MoonGlade now has the support and talent from the Art Gallery behind it - expect a superb event this year.

moonglade  jk

By Pepper Parr September 9, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   Just a little more than a week before the 4th No Vacancy event takes place in […]