Ireland House puts on an event that was hard to beat in terms of interest: A Taste of Christmas Past.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 8, 2012 You will have missed the event this year but you will not want to miss it next […]

It`s Shatner`s World – we just live in it.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 6, 2012 There is only one William Shatner! He will be live on Stage at Hamilton Place this Saturday. Two […]

While we pretend it is the winter season – the city announces the winter break with camps and programs for children and teens.

If we get some snow - the kids just migh be able to enjoy a Canadian winter - before Christmas?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 5, 2012 The city has plans to help you keep your kids active, engaged and entertained this winter break with […]

The RBG hosts the “Mechanical Botanical” Exuberance of Paul Busse. All aboard!

1. OPENING SHOT - children entranced by on-coming G-train

By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON December 6, 2012 When we were young, my father built-up a landscaped train set on a ping pong table […]

How different and unique could your Christmas cards be? Museums of Burlington help you give your Christmas a personal touch.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 5, 2012 The smell of the tree sitting in the room all lit up and decorated; you know its close […]

Self-realization and the meditative state – all you ever wanted to know at a free class at Burlington Hills this Saturday.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 4, 2012 If you’ve ever wondered what meditation is; what a Yoga class is really like but you don’t want […]

Santa parade crowds were smaller. BTTB was out in force and the Ho ho man was smiling away.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 3, 2012 The weather certainly wasn’t promising. It has rained much of the morning but the people that make parades […]

It took them long enough to bring him in – Griffith’s finally gets to play the Queen’s Head.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 1, 2012 Well it took them long enough. The guy has been playing his instruments for more than 20 […]

Toronto theatrical success to play Performing Arts Centre; Miss Caledonia will appeal to those who remember childhood fantasies.

Melody Johnson, on stage during a Miss Caledonia performance.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 29, 2012 When Brenda Heatherington took on the task of leading the artistic side of the Performing Arts Centre […]

Christmas Spirit arrived in Burlington last week – it was delivered by a bunch of hockey coaches.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 26, 2012 That stuff about Christmas starting the day after Halloween is a little too rushed for me. I […]

How different and unique could your Christmas cards be?

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By Staff Perhaps in your household the children make up cards of their own. Laura Robinson, a nationally Laura Robinson, a additionally acclaimed stamping teacher […]

If you want to see misrepresentation on a massive scale be at the Performing Arts Centre Thursday night. Incredible story.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 23, 2012 It started with two good friends telling another friend about a trailer for a movie called “Miss […]

Enjoy Christmas the way it was celebrated at Ireland House – a long time ago.

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REVISED November 27, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 26, 2012 There has been a whiff of winter; there was a sprinkling of snow […]

Meetup groups are popping up all over the place. Should City Hall host a Meetup?

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2012 Earlier this year I wrote about the BusinessInBurlington MeetUp organized by social media entrepreneur James Burchill. […]

Clay in the hands of a potter can be an art form or it can produce soup bowls used for fund raisers.

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2012 There is something very grounding about crafting clay into ceramics. Shaped by human hands for over […]

The “downtowners” certainly know what they want the core of the city to look like; citizens meet at the Art Centre to talk visions.

Shoreline Room of the Art Centre was packed; cloase to 150 people participated.  Did we manage to move the ball up the field?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 10, 2012 They were doing more of that vision thing. They were doing it in the Shoreline Room of […]

Bayhawks Soccer U14’s & U16’s show up at council meeting to be congratulated for a superb year. Take a pass on council meeting.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 5, 2012 The Council Chamber was close to filled with dozens of young women in sports sweats, many wearing […]

Is war not obsolete yet?

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By Mark Twain Twain wrote The War Prayer during the US war on the Philippines. It was submitted for publication, but on March 22, 1905, […]

East end resident doesn’t like the way the Chilli Half Marathon limits her access to Lakeshore Road.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 7, 2012 The event won’t take place until March of next year but that wasn’t enough to stop Diane […]

Dullish weather certainly didn’t dull sales at the 10th annual Art in Action Studio Tour.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 7, 2012 The sunshine chose not to appear but the event went well nevertheless as art patrons from across […]