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Belleville

In contrast to the biting cold of last year, Savour the Chill, downtown Belleville’s celebrated soup making competition enjoyed almost tropical weather. No doubt this was responsible for the record turnout and the dispensing of fifteen hundred litres of savoury liquids. Volunteers from Bridge Street United Church ensured everything ran smoothly. Celebrities Carson Arthur and Matt DeMille and the...

The Vic Café: a Pleasantly Pink County Gem.

The Vic Café: a Pleasantly Pink County Gem. Katy Kristiansen Just like people, I like my dining nooks to be what they imply, and thankfully The Vic Café heartily delivers on its manifesto of ‘fresh and fun.’ Everything from the bright exterior to the vibrant inside, delivers through to its very pleasant owners, Sonya and Rick Szabo. In 2015, Sonya and Rick moved their family to Prince Edward...

Rossmore Renaissance

Just over the Bay Bridge on Highway 62 sits Rossmore, the first port of call for many visitors to The County. Just about everything you may need can be found in here from a memorial stone, to pizza, to gas, a hair cut or a bottle of wine. If you took a straw pole of the general public and asked what other word they would most associate with the word ‘business,’ I would bet the next word would be...

Picton Presents

Picton has become an attractive location for artists and artisans seeking refuge from bigger cities. Consequently, a vibrant arts scene has developed. Demand from eclectic locals and visitors seeking experiences, has given rise to a plethora of distinctly different retail outlets and restaurants. One such well established retailer is Zest Kitchen Shop, which for many years has been selling...

Colour, Design and Mood

Spring is associated with spring cleaning, but it’s a lot more fun and much more rewarding to refresh your space with a fresh paint job. Picture this: you’re excited to start a new project painting a room in your house. It’s Saturday morning, you have your coffee and are ready to look at the colour swatches you picked up last night at your local paint store. Reviewing them, they seem different...

Josie Newman. What Next for Oshawa?

The closure of GM’s Oshawa car production facility in November of last year was the final nail in the coffin of an industry which has been shrinking for many years. GM Oshawa will continue to motor along with nearly five hundred employees, but only a fraction of those are currently working at the former stamping facility, where they are producing after-market parts for existing GM cars. “The...

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