Articles Tagged ‘culture’

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park

It’s All For The Birds At Ruthven Park September 17, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
(Photo courtesy of Ruthven Park) Ruthven Park is a beautifully preserved Greek Revival mansion on the banks of the Grand River.  It stands above the river, elegant, dignified and evocative of times past. It is a fascinating house to visit, and the grounds offer walking trails through field and...

New ‘Big Cheese’ in the Neighbourhood

New ‘Big Cheese’ in the Neighbourhood August 16, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Upper Canada Cheese in Jordan Station already makes what I believe is one of the best cheeses in Canada, the creamy and buttery Comfort Cream, (pictured below) (Photo courtesy of Upper Canada Cheese) as well as a lovely firmer semi-soft  but flavourful cheese, Niagara Gold.  While the Comfort Cream...

Spend the Night with a Six Foot Tall White Rabbit.

Spend the Night with a Six Foot Tall White Rabbit. July 20, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
White rabbits have always been magical and Harvey is just one more example of that magic. (Norman Browning as William R. Chumley, M.D. and Mary Haney as Veta Louise Simmons in Harvey. Photo by David Cooper.) The Shaw Festival has always offered a sweet way to escape from the realities of today into...

Top Five Things You Never Heard of In the Niagara Region

Top Five Things You Never Heard of In the Niagara Region June 28, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
1. Violent Death and Romantic Proposals: In the idylic Queen’s Royal Park in Niagara-on-the-Lake, there’s a gazebo that has become a popular place to get married.  You can even arrange to have a local restaurant set up dinner there at sunset for a memorable wedding proposal.  But the gazebo...