Peller Estates Goes Mobile

If you need any more proof of the concept of evolution, look no further than at these two seemingly disparate examples: the mobile food truck, and the Niagara winery. As two species often pegged for extinction in the 20th century, both the food truck and the Niagara...

AGREE TO AN AGREEMENT DURING SEPARATION

It’s a strange phenomenon exclusive to human relationships that two people who had trouble agreeing on things while married suddenly think they will agree on things as they head for divorce. After all, there’s a reason why civil wars are often the bloodiest battles:...

Russel Stampede Days 2014

PRESS RELEASE 2014 STAMPEDE DAYS BRINGS BULLS & BIKES TO RUSSELL IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS ONTARIO (Tuesday, May 20 – Russell) The most dangerous sport in the world – bull riding — makes its return to Russell Fairgrounds along with Jordan Szoke,...

THE SUPREME ART OF THE MUSIC TEACHER

Albert Einstein said “it is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” He could have been writing the musical mission statement for the Cambridge Conservatory of Music (http://www.ccomusic.net), the number one choice for music...

LEARNING MUSIC – A FAMILY AFFAIR

An oft-quoted African proverb suggests “it takes a village to raise a child.” The inference is that it takes more than one person and many different life experiences to help a child reach his or her full potential as an adult. You could apply that same principle when...

YAMAHA MUSIC SCHOOL – CREATING MUSICAL AMBASSADORS

Enroll in Toronto’s Yamaha Music School (http://www.yamahamusicschool.ca) and you get more than a program of music lessons. You get the experience of history and the wisdom of a musical philosophy designed by school founders to spread the joy of music around the...

Getting the Shaft While Mining Sochi Hockey Gold

The biggest hockey shaft found at the Sochi Games isn’t the one carried by Slovakia captain Zdeno Chara. It’s the shaft perpetrated on nationalist hockey fans on both sides of the Atlantic who believe a gold medal confirms international hockey supremacy....

Bubba’s Perfectly Presented Poutine

Is it time we voted poutine in as the official national food of Canada? As a purveyor of the most popular poutine in the Kingston area, Bubba’s Poutine and Pizzeria (http://www.bubbaspizzeria.com) would support that campaign. Times have certainly changed for...

Bubba’s – A Slice of History

When you place an order with Bubba’s Poutine and Pizzeria you’re not just getting a meal: you’re getting a slice of Doulas family history.  That’s the name behind one of Kingston’s favourite pizza restaurants, and their story is a typical immigrant tale of...